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Survival clothing reviews and survival clothing for extreme environments, boots, hats, wool gloves, wool sweaters, coats, pants, wool socks, and other accessories.

Merrell Moab Vent 2, Merrell shoes, best walking shoe, best hiking shoe

Review: Merrell Moab 2 Vent may be the best hiking shoe

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There is no “best” walking/hiking shoe. But the Merrell Moab Vent 2™ comes really close, and I’ll be ordering a third pair soon.

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Urban camouflage: Why you should blend in to walk home after a disaster

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You’re driving home from work, something “big” just happened and you’re completely stuck in gridlock on the highway. But, you’re prepared for this scenario. You abandon your car, grab your Get-Your-Ass-Home backpack out of your trunk and start walking. How do you blend in with all the unprepared people, so you don’t become a target for muggers? Here are some ‘fashion’ tips to get you home safe.

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Review: Popov™ Leather Card Holder may be all the wallet you need

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I use several different wallet designs, depending on what I might be doing. This Popov™ Leather Card Holder may be just what you need for going light.

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Make room in your wallet for survival gear

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How do you add survival gear to an already overflowing wallet? Do you need to invest in a new one? Before you buy anything, put your current wallet on a reduction plan.

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Tru Spec parka, H2O parka, best raincoat

Review: Best raincoat? We review the TRU-SPEC H2O Proof Gen 2 ECWCS Parka

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Spend any time outdoors, and you’re bound to run into rain and cold weather. And your comfort and safety will depend on your clothing. Call it your first line of defense against hypothermia. This outercoat may prove to be a survival necessity.

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Best outdoor pants? We review the Tru Spec 24-7 Xpedition pants

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I wore these Tru Spec 24-7 Xpedition™ pants exclusively on a recent Mississippi River canoe trip, and here is the review and how they worked out.

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Five wool clothing tips to keep you from itching

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Can’t wear wool because it makes you itch? Here are some things to consider before you give up on the natural fiber.

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Five ways to carry survival tools on a belt

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Check out the Okay’s Key Safe as part of an inexpensive, effective way to carry survival gear.

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What are the best cold weather socks?

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Quality socks can make the difference between being comfortable in the outdoors, and having a miserable time because your feet are cold. Here are several brands of cold weather socks and how they have worked out for me.

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Know which fabrics make the best winter survival clothing

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Different fabrics have radically different properties. Choosing the wrong type, or mixing clothing of different materials, can be disastrous!

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