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Tag: wilderness survival

10mm vs. .45 ACP+P (Thor’s Hammer Takes on G.I. Joe)

There’s no middle ground when it comes to the 10mm Auto. Shooters either love it—some to rapture—or they deride it as overrated and unnecessary. For a long time the doubters almost prevailed. Introduced in 1983, the “Ten” drew little initial Read More

Bear Defense Slugs (Must Know Survival Facts)

Bears are serious business.  Each year, numerous people are maimed or killed by bears throughout North America.  Thanks to conservation efforts, bear numbers are on the rise.  Both bear species, black bears and grizzlies, are dangerous under the wrong circumstances.  Read More

The Wikiup: Primitive Forest Shelter (LocaCarnivore Hunter Survival Series)

While there are many fine choices in modern, lightweight tents, they are expensive and add weight to a hunter’s pack.  There is a way, however, to hunt fast and light, yet have shelter at hand in any wooded environment.  Our Read More

10 Life or Death Tips About Bear Defense Handguns [Video]

Just a few decades ago, people who lived or hunted in bear country considered firearms, handguns in particular, as the sole defense against bear attack.  Then bear spray appeared on the scene and ignited a debate as emotionally charged and Read More

Best Dangerous Game Rifles: Your Life Could Depend on It

Dangerous game rifles. The very words conjure endless savannah, or wind-swept tundra, and fearsome beasts. A reliable, effective defensive firearm is a must in places such as Africa’s Serengeti, Alaska’s bush, or Montana’s mountains, and not just for people who Read More

The Best Bear Defense Handgun

“Walk softly and carry a big stick.”  No where is Teddy Roosevelt’s advice more necessary than when you are in bear country.  Bears are, under most circumstances, solitary and reclusive creatures who prefer retreat rather than confrontation when they encounter Read More