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Best Radio Antennas Review

Radio antennas are receiving antennas that convert power into radio waves. Radio waves carry signals that are picked up by a radio receiver at different frequencies. Every single radio – whether

Best Night Vision Goggles Review

Whether you are camping outside at night or hunting in near total darkness, a night vision device can help you see your environment clearly. To illuminate the dark, night vision goggles amplify the li

RadioShack AM/FM/WX

The RadioShack AM/FM/WX Crank Radio is one of the smallest crank radios available, which makes it extremely portable. It can easily fit into a large coat pocket. It comes with survival features that i

Best Solar Radio Review

Solar Radios have a lot going for them. They work well for outdoor fun like hiking, biking, camping or a day at the beach because they can be charged by the sun while you play and many of them are mad

How to Choose the Best Camping Axe

Camping axes have come a long way. Modern materials and creative design have transformed them from a simple blade to a multipurpose tool that's easy to carry even on a challenging hike. As a result, t

Treeline Outdoors

The Treeline Outdoors Buckeye Hatchet is a cool-looking camping axe with a fun origin story. This hatchet is made from steel reclaimed from the Canadian Pacific Railway, forged into a neat tomahawk-st


Unlike appliances that seem designed for obsolescence, there's no reason a good camping axe can't last years or even generations. The Wetterlings line of axes is an excellent investment, because with


Sometimes, you want a camping axe that's an axe. The CRKT Woods Chogan T-Hawk is a hardy, tomahawk-style camp axe with an impressive 19-inch handle that works for two-handed swings or one-handed swipe

Klecker Knives

The Klecker Knives KLAX Lumberjack might give you some pause at first because it does not come with a handle, but this unique camping axe is the real deal when it comes to useful tools with cutting ed

Gransfors Bruks

If you go on camping axe forums, you may see comments like, "I wish I could afford a Gransfors." It is indeed one of the most expensive camp axes in our lineup. However, if you are into ultr

Outdoor Edge

At first glance, this camping axe may seem more like a toy than a tool, and at 10 inches and 1.2 pounds, it's easy for younger campers to handle – with adult supervision, of course. However, don


If your camping adventures involve more than setting up a few tents and a friendly fire after a long hike, you may want a camping hatchet that makes short work of chopping. The OKC SP-16 SPAX, dubbed


If you're looking for a reasonably inexpensive camping axe that nonetheless can handle a multitude of jobs, the Gerber 14-inch hatchet is both sturdy and provides excellent penetration for cutting woo


The key feature for Estwing axes is durability. Estwing is a no-nonsense brand that favors strong construction and usability over fancy features. Estwing is a trusted name among roofers and other trad

SOG Survival Hawk

The key attribute for the SOG Survival Hawk is "Utility," but this light and durable camping axe has a lot more going for it as well. This tomahawk is made for survival, so it incorporates s

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Max is a comfortable, lightweight four-season sleeping pad that packs small and tight for backpacking. It offers an excellent warmth-to-weight ratio with soft fabric, he

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XLite

Designed for the alpinist, thru-hiker or backcountry minimalist, the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite sleeping pad is ultralight, compact and very comfortable. Although not rated for lower temperatures, it n

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper SV is a wide sleeping pad that offers extremely fast inflation and deflation. While it's a comfortable pad that packs tightly, it is a little heavier than most and not w

Sea to Summit

The Sea to Summit Ultralight Pad is a light backpacking sleeping pad that provides comfort but not much warmth. The uninsulated version is good for summer camping when size and weight are at a premium

REI Flash Insulated

The REI Flash Insulated is a durable, ultralight sleeping pad that's good for camping in mild weather. While its narrow shape means it's a little less comfortable for campers with wider shoulders, its

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