One item in my camping gear collection that really surprised me with its effectiveness was the Solar Camp Shower that I purchased. I bought it thinking it would be nice to have a way to rinse off on some of my camping trips that are a little bit off the beaten path, and I have been pleasantly surprised with how well it has performed. Truth be told, expectations were limited … [Read more...] about Solar Camp Showers Reviewed
One of the things that my brother and I have always done is test different ways to start fires in all sorts of outdoor survival situations. We having been doing this since our days in Boy Scouts – sometimes successfully and sometimes with results that were epic failures (I don’t care what they do on TV, starting a fire with sticks is nearly impossible). While matches and … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Fire Starters Reviewed!
For those of us that really like to spend a lot of time outdoors away from electricity, but also really like using our smartphones for documenting those outdoor adventures – a real smart investment would be the purchase of a solar powered backpack. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are awesome until the battery dies on you, than they are pretty much worthless. Good solar … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Powered Backpacks Reviewed!
I think most of us have been on a camping trip where your flashlight runs out of batteries and the spares seem to be nowhere in sight - or we have lived through a power outage to know just how nice it is to have a dependable light source. Solar powered flashlights are a great option for people looking for a dependable light source that is not fully dependent on the charge of … [Read more...] about The Best Solar Powered Flashlights