Tag Archives: camping

The Best Way Out is Always Through: Lessons Learned On the Road

Operating on a recommendation from another couple that had recently passed through Jackson, WY we bouncily climbed dirt roads in… View Article

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Understanding the Black Magic behind Sleeping Bag Temperature Ratings

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: Buck is back with a few thoughts on the mystery behind sleeping bag temperature ratings. If you’ve ever… View Article

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How to Rewarm your Body When You Become Cold, Wet and Miserable

If you’ve ever fallen into ice-cold waters, you know what it truly means to be cold. We often think that… View Article

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The Complete Guide to Land Navigation with the Military Grid Reference System

The ability to navigate terrain with a map and compass is a skill-set that’s become lost in recent years due… View Article

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ITS Muster III After Action Report

Our 3rd annual ITS Tactical Muster and Skill-Set Development Excursion has come to a close and I already miss our… View Article

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It’s Not Survival Gear if it’s Not on Your Body

We recently received a comment about our Mini Survival Kit and it got us thinking. Is the Mini Survival Kit… View Article

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Survival Techniques: Building a Shelter to Live Through the Night

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques

2 of 3 in the series Survival TechniquesWhile there are some elements of survival that we can live without longer… View Article

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Huckberry on the Road: An Interview with Jon Gaffney aka The Van Man

A good friend of ours, Jon Gaffney, recently bought a van and decided to hit the open road. While he… View Article

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Inside the ITS Gear Closet: Backcountry Essentials

As you can see, there’s a lot of gear in the ITS Gear Closet. We have items that get used… View Article

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The Story of a Blind Hiker, His Foray into Survival and What We Can Learn From It

The Tale Unfolds The man had been hiking for days on the Appalachian Trail. A master ultra-light camper steadily shuffling… View Article

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