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Survival Gear Review: Hennessy Hammock Expedition

Staying off the ground is not just an important part of back country camping, it can also be a matter of life or death if you are outside the sphere of assistance or in a survival situation.  The ground can literally suck the heat from your body.  Enter, the hammock. By Murphy, a contributing author of SurvivalCache.com… Read More

Survival Gear Review: MSR Backyard Barn

In the event that you and your family have to leave your primary domicile on short notice, we continue to look for the ideal bug out shelter.  The issue that we keep finding is that there are a limited amount of high quality/light weight large tents.  We recently found one that by Mountain Safety Research… Read More

4 Types of Base Camps and When to Use Them

Choosing the type of base camp you need is dependent on your gear and the current situation. Here are four types of survival base camps I have open to myself that range from overnight emergency cache to permanent defensible shelter. Article by Survival Cache contributing author Chuck This style base camp is better for groups… Read More

Survival Debate: Tent or Tarp

This week on survival debate we'll discuss the advantages of carrying a tent or a tarp in your survival gear or Bug Out Bag. Do you prefer the comfort of a tent and live with the weight, or do you save room in your bag and go light with a tarp? Pro: Better Weather Protection… Read More