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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.

wool mittens, wool, wool clothing

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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Heat Holder, Buffalo Wool, warm socks, best insulated socks

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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wool mittens, wool, wool clothing

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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Review: Are Buffalo Wool trekking socks the best choice for cold, wet weather?

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These new socks combine modern technology with old time materials. The result is a warm durable sock made of bison down, merino wool, nylon and spandex. I put a pair to the test under extreme conditions, and here is what I found. 

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deer hunting success, best camo for deer hunting, make camo effective

Make camo work better: Eliminate laundry soap brighteners for deer hunting success

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Does your camouflage design work? Well, the soap your clothing is washed in may ruin the concealment value. Here’s one way to solve that problem.

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Thousand Epoch helmet, best bike helmet

Protect your head – Thousand Epoch Helmet® may be what the commuter biker needs

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Any number of outdoor activities can result in a head injury. A quality helmet can lessen the danger.

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wool socks, warm feet outdoors

Five tips for keeping your feet warm in cold weather

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If you’re outside in cold weather, your feet may get cold. These tips may help them stay warm.

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Protalus featured, best insoles, hiking boots

Review: Zelus insoles may eliminate sore feet, joints and lower back pain

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If you stand or walk a lot at work, quality insoles may help eliminate sore feet, joints and lower back pain.

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cut resistant glove, knife safety, knife handling

Add cut resistant gloves to your hunting/fishing gear

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Practicing safe knife handling is the best way to avoid cutting yourself. The second best may be to wear a cut resistant glove.

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