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Cold Weather Clothing

Ready or Not, Winter is Here

Winter is here. It brought the cold weather with it again this year. Winter really separates the “outdoor recreation enthusiast” category into those that still …

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Green Beret's No-Nonsense Bug Out

Green Beret’s No-Nonsense Bug Out

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is an important study in human motivation. I find myself referring to this hierarchy on a continual basis when it comes …

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Bug Out Survival Supplemental Kits (B.O.S.S.)

Putting together a kit for emergencies can often be considered “expensive”, especially if you are putting it together with the best components that you can …

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Ultralight Bug Out

Could the GB2 Ultralight Bug Out Bag lose some weight?

The Ultralight Bug Out Bag 2.0 is alive and doing well. It went over 100k views pretty quickly. If you remember, the original had somewhere …

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Urban Supplemental

Urban Supplemental Kit for Bug Out Bags

Many have asked me what I would change to my personal Bug Out bag for an Urban environment. Considering that the majority of the population …

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Ultralight Bug Out Bag 2.0

Green Beret’s Ultralight Bug Out Bag 2.0

I had no idea when I created the original Ultralight Bug Out Bag video two years ago that anyone would ever actually see it. Back …

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Practical EDC

GB2 Practical EDC Recommendations

GB2 Practical EDC Recommendations We have reached the second half of what has been a rather eventful year. A global pandemic complete with government-mandated lockdowns, …

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Ultralight Bugout Bag Setup

As most of you know I have done videos on my light-weight bugout bag recommendations on YouTube. In this blog, I will discuss exactly what …

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Wound Closure

Wound Closure Techniques

Bottom line up front: If you are carrying suture kits in your med. kit, you’re kidding yourself. Read on to find out why I say …

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Grayl Geopress


Many have requested that I weigh-in on the current global pandemic. I have been hesitant to do so because I prefer to stay “in my …

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Wilderness Medical Kit

Wilderness Medical Kit If we think about the common causes of emergencies in the back country, we could put injuries very high on that list. …

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Online Streaming

Ultralight Bug Out Bag Packing List Ranger Beads: TITAN SurvivorCord: ExoTac fireSLEEVE: UCO Candles: Stainless Steel Water Bottle and Nesting Cup: Shemagh: Sawyer Mini Water …

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Green Beret’s Layered 10 C’s of Survivability Kit with Gear Recommendations

In this document, I link to the items I use and recommend for your reference and convenience. Most of the links point either to Amazon …

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Emergency Kit Packing List With Links

Here is the packing list with gear recommendations and links for your convenience. I hope that you will focus on the items and what they …

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Resources for Plant Identification As I mentioned in the Plant Walk video, and will mention in every video that discusses plant identification, you and you alone are 100% …

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Primitive Wilderness Survival

Forester’s Tent Bushcraft Camp Build Gear List Use the code PATHFINDER10GB for your purchases at Self Reliance Outfitters for 10% off your cart (some exclusions apply). Conveyance Frost River Isle Royale …

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Cold Weather Clothing: Your Primary Shelter

This four-layer clothing system allows me to wear as little or as much as I want depending on the environment, conditions, and my activity level, so that I can stay comfortably cool or comfortably warm no matter what Mother Nature throws at me.

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