Camping Ideas, Product Reviews, Survival Tips

Ultralight Backpackin’ Tips by Mike Clelland!

I just finished reading this new book called "Ultralight Backpackin' Tips" by Mike Clelland! and I really enjoyed it. My eye was caught immediately by the cover's claim of "food and gear for 10 days under 25 lbs." and it really does explain how this can be achieved. I tend to over-pack my pack (a… Continue reading Ultralight Backpackin’ Tips by Mike Clelland!

Product Reviews, Survival Tips

Bear Grylls Fire Starter by Gerber

Ever since theBRIGADE's first backpacking trip I've been on the lookout for an alternative fire starter that would be easy to carry and, more importantly, easy to use. Every backpacker knows there is more than one way to start a fire. My preferred method is by spark. Matches are too much of an annoyance and… Continue reading Bear Grylls Fire Starter by Gerber