• Leon Pantenburg | Survival Common Sense

  • SEARCH

Survival clothing

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

best tactical pants, 511 pants, urban survival camoflauge

Review | Is the 5.11 Taclite Pro Pant the best choice for tactical pants?

600 300 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

The correct tactical pants can be a critical part of your survival gear. If you’re thinking about investing in a pair, the 5.11 Taclite Pro Pant may be worth considering.

read more

Shoes or boots – what is the best choice for hiking?

555 400 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Should I wear hiking or tactical boots when hiking? Or what? What is the best choice for what I do?
Here is how to decide.

read more
muck boots, outdoor shoes, best hiking boots

Review: XpressCool™ Muck Boots are cool and waterproof

441 400 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Spend much time on a farm, hunting or working outside and you will appreciate any boots that can keep your feet dry. Keeping them cool is another matter. Can you have both?

read more
My footwear: flip-flops, running shoes, Merrill walking shoes, Danner day hikers, Cabellas Outfitters and Sorel snow boots. One of these pairs of shoes will take care of my needs.

How to pick the best pair of hunting/hiking boots

600 197 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

You can’t compromise quality on hiking boots. Sore, wet, cold feet can ruin an outing and could become . In the worst case scenario, inadequate footwear could create a survival situation. Here is how to pick the right boots.

read more

Review: Garmont® 9.81 Track GTX may be good choice for rugged trails

555 400 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

One thing you don’t want to scrimp on are your hiking boots. These Garmont® 9.81 Track GTX may be what you are looking for in a trail runner or light hiking shoe.

read more
best water shoe, Merrell capra water shoe

Best water shoe review: Merrell Capra

600 300 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Here’s a solid shoe designed for the canoeist, kayaker or anyone who does a lot of water activities, and who might need to portage.

read more
Buffalo wool trekker socks, best cold weather socks, keep feet warm

Five reasons to try wool socks for summer hiking comfort

400 400 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

It may seem counter intuitive, but the best socks for hot summer hiking may be wool.

read more
wool mittens, wool, wool clothing

Five wool clothing tips to keep you from itching

600 300 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

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

read more
BioScarf, winter hat

BioScarf™ provides air filtration with warmth and protection

600 372 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Think a scarf is just a fashion accessory? Most probably are. But when the Shinola Hits The Fan, this BioScarf™ might also be a survival tool

read more
wool socks, warm feet outdoors

Five tips for keeping your feet warm in cold weather

600 300 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

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

read more