OUTDOOR SITES OF INTEREST
NOTE that most of these sites are NOT retail oriented, you cannot purchase
anything directly from most of these connections. We have listed some sites
that specialize in retail sales under Retail Links.
- These ARE
NOT to be considered as recommendations of the featured products; they are just
some sites that we have found over time to be useful and informative. We hope
you will benefit from the information.
Compasses and an excellent "how to" video
Topographic maps and
GARMIN INTERNATIONAL www.garmin.com
Complete range of GPS
MAGELLAN SYSTEMS CORP. www.magellangps.com
Complete range of
hand held GPS units
Quality sun care products
OUTDOOR RX www.outdoorrx.com
Beneficial First Aid items
medical kits and supplies
Timberline Knives and GATCO sharpening system
Genuine Swiss Army
REPEATING ARMS www.henryrepeating.com
SAVAGE ARMS www.savagearms.com
M-6 Survival Rifle
FIRST NEED www.generalecology.com
Water purification tablets
and compact food supplies
Oregon Freeze Dry
dried assortment of meals
High Energy snack bars
folding camp cots, stools, chairs and tables.
irons, hot dog forks, camp grills, and grill baskets.
Self-inflating and rolled foam
self-inflating camp pad
A list of
websites for some of the products we get a lot of requests for information on
"Where can I get this
activated hand and body warmers
Trapping snares and a great "how to book"
signal kits and sky flares
the most effective bear deterrents
care systems for your leather boots and accessories.
An online repair
manual for fixing most gear problems& gear repair kits.
BASIC KNOTS www.jesherry.com
Illustrated "how to" tie 12 basic knots on 6 plastic pocket size cards.
any type of vehicle that can accommodate your gear including, bicycles, skis,
snowboards, kayaks, canoes, golf clubs and luggage.
Ball and socket
mounting systems for GPS, cell phone, computer, etc.
nets, covers, bungee cords, straps, tie downs and more.
Some Books We Just
Complete Book of Outdoor Survival
By J. Wayne Fears ISBN-0-87431-849-2
Considered to be the most complete and comprehensive book available
dealing with all elements of outdoor survival. Great reference manual.
Available from www.amazon.com
Case Scenario Survival Handbook
By Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht
Survival experts provide illustrated step-by-step
instructions on what you need to know FAST. From fending off shark attacks to
mountain survival. Available from www.amazon.com
writes from a unique and to some a very practical perspective on a wide range
of subjects from "The Green Berets Compass Course, to "Hard Living in Grubby
Times", and "How to Protect Yourself". Worth a look.
BASIC ESSENTIAL SERIES.
This series of individual titles of low cost
($7.95) books cover a wide variety of outdoor subject matter, including
Backpacking, Camping, Cooking, Hypothermia, Knots, Map and Compass, Survival,
Weather, Wilderness First Aid and more. Good illustrations and written in easy
to comprehend formats make these great additions to your outdoor library. Other
books on travel, safety, medicine and outdoor recreation are also available at
This is the scouting "Library of Literature". The site offers a wide selection
of simple, easy to read books on outdoor skills, cooking, survival, etc. and
you can purchase a paperback edition of the Boy Scout Handbook. Some items are
restricted to councils and troop leaders but there is a variety of interesting
and informative reading materials to help you easily improve your outdoor
following are some books that we have found to be fairly comprehensive, well
written, useful and may be available from AMAZON or on BARNES & NOBLE,
direct from the publisher or at your local bookstore:
in the Desert by Joe Kraus Paladin Press
Made Easy by Lawrence Letham **not known**
Survival Skills by Larry Dean Olsen BYU Press
Survival by Dwight Schuh Arco Publishing
Medicine for the Outdoors by Paul Auerbach Lyons Press
Backcountry Cooking by J. Wayne Fears Backcountry Press
Comprehensive web site offering info on survival equipment and skills.
KNOTS ON THE WEB www.earlham.edu/~peters/knotlink.htm
For a wide selection of Internet links on tying a variety of knots, check it
HOW TO USE A COMPASS www.uio.no/~kjetikj/compass/
A pretty inclusive sight under the authorship of Kjetil Kjernsmo
WILDERNESS INSTITUTE www.wisesurvival.com
Whitmore has been teaching the skills needed for wilderness survival for a
whole lot of years. He is somewhat of a legend in Colorado. This site offers
specialized kits and safety and survival products for sale, as well as course
descriptions for on-site learning and some good safety tips.
WILDERNESS SCHOOL www.trailsws.com
Outdoor programs aimed at fun,
education and challenges in the western wilderness while maintaining the
highest safety standards. One to four week courses in various locations.
UDSA FOREST SERVICE www.fs.fed.us
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE www.nps.gov
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT www.blm.gov
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE www.fws.gov
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NO TRACE www.lnt.org
WALTON LEAGUE www.ila.org
following ARE QUALITY RETAIL SITES where you can research, view and, if you so
desire purchase product directly on the Internet:
WILDERNESS GEAR www.awgear.com
clothing, safety products, sleeping bags, and accessories.
Camping, Clothing and Accessories.
Camping, Clothing and Accessories.
This is a very
extensive and complete site with easy to navigate features by product category
with complete detail illustrations and good product information. You will find
almost all of your Camping, Backpacking, Outdoor Clothing and Accessory needs
readily available on this site. They carry full range of MPI Outdoors products
in their Camping section.
EASTERN MOUNTAIN SPORTS
backpacking clothing and supplies and great information.
Survival items, books, navigational aids and other critical outdoor items.
SPORTSMANS GUIDE www.sportsmansguide.com
deals on surplus military items, manufactures closeouts and special purchases.
Ever changing variety of all types of outdoor gear.
EQUIPMENT, INC. (REI) www.rei.com
a quality technical range of outdoor gear and accessories for any of your
camping, backpacking, hiking, X-country and mountain biking needs. REI is
considered by recreation enthusiasts to be "the premier specialty outdoor
retailer" for High Quality - Field Tested outdoor products. To go directly to
the listing of MPI Outdoor Products available for ordering just click HERE.
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