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Bailey’s M934 6×6 Military Truck Overland Conversion

Bailey Cooper is the owner of this massive 6×6 overland rig that he presented at the 2019 Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ. It’s original purpose was a expandable military command center. Once the 5 ton truck was retired from military duty, it was acquired and repurposed for civilian use by…

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How to Prevent Foot Blisters

You would be hard pressed to find a hiker who has never gotten a blister. I’ve taken off my Gore-Tex boot after a twelve-mile day to find several blisters all over my feet—everywhere from atop my pinkie toe to behind my heel.  They are painful, irritating, and can make the…




How to Make a Bushcraft Shelter

In the video below, you’ll learn how to make a bushcraft shelter out of natural woodland materials. First and foremost, build your shelter in an area with a lot of fallen branches. Basically build it where the materials are in abundance in order to expend the least amount of energy….


How to Install a Roof Top Tent

Roof rack tents can generally be used with most OEM vehicle roof racks. However, according to the manufacturers, an aftermarket rack tends to be easier to mount your tent to, be more sturdy and give you additional attachment for additional gear. Know Your Roof Rack Weight Ratings As mentioned by…


What is Cuben Fiber and How it’s Used for Ultralight Backpacking Gear

Cuben fiber fabric, now called Dyneema Composite Fabrics, was originally used for sails on the winner of the 1992 America’s Cup held May 9-16 in San Diego, California. Skippered by billionaire Bill Koch, the winning yacht was America3 or America “cubed.” hence the name “Cuben.” The fabric is now officially known…


Alternatives to Mountain House Freeze Dried Backpacking Food

When the discussion topic among outdoors people is backpacking freeze dried food, the 800-pound gorilla in the room is always Mountain House Foods. The company that sells 10 million food packages a year to outdoors people, preppers, and survivalists traces its roots back to the Vietnam War. Its parent company,…