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Opinel N⁰08 Outdoor Knife

While not a “traditional” outdoor knife, the Opinel N⁰08 Outdoor Knife is a quirky quality tool. Opinel then and now Joseph Opinel invented the now famous Opinel folding knife in 1890 in Savoie, France. And they’ve been making essentially the…

MSR Hubba Hubba NX tent review

Laying in my MSR Hubba Hubba NX tent at the base of the Mount Timpanogos Summit trail earlier this year, I reflected on an important fact. The difference between happy campers and ‘soon-to-be’ non-campers is the quality of their gear.…

Otterbox Symmetry for your Phone

The Otterbox Symmetry is a welcome addition to an extensive inventory of highly protective phone cases. If you’re like me, the name “Otterbox” likely evokes an image of a sturdy, somewhat clunky, but ultimately reliable case for your electronic device. Something…

Henry U.S. Survival Pack AR-7 rifle kit

You don’t have to be a prepper to appreciate the Henry Repeating Arms U.S. Survival Pack. Even though ammo prices haven’t come back down to dirt cheap levels, who doesn’t love a .22 rifle? And the AR-7 is ideal as…