MPI Outdoors

USEFUL INFORMATION
FEATURED PRODUCTS

OUTDOOR SITES OF INTEREST

  • PLEASE 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.

NavigationCompass

BRUNTON www.brunton.com
Navigational aids. Compasses and an excellent "how to" video

DE LORME www.delorme.com
Topographic maps and software

GARMIN INTERNATIONAL www.garmin.com
Complete range of GPS units

MAGELLAN SYSTEMS CORP. www.magellangps.com
Complete range of hand held GPS units

First AidFirst Aid

ALOE GATOR www.aloegatorsuncare.com
High Quality sun care products

OUTDOOR RESEARCH www.orgear.com
Medical kits

OUTDOOR RX www.outdoorrx.com
Beneficial First Aid items

CHINOOK MEDICAL www.chinookmed.com
Specialty medical kits and supplies

TENDER CORP www.tendercorp.com
Antiseptics and lotions

Knives/Multi-toolsKnives/Multi-Tools

BUCK KNIVES www.buckknives.com
Knives and multi-tool

GATCO www.buychoice.com/gatco/indexa.html
Timberline Knives and GATCO sharpening system

GERBER BLADES www.gerberblades.com
Knives, axes, multi-tool

LEATHERMAN www.leatherman.com
The original multi-tool

WENGER www.wengerna.com
Genuine Swiss Army Knife

Survival FirearmsSurvival firearms

HENRY REPEATING ARMS www.henryrepeating.com
AR-7 Survival rifle

SAVAGE ARMS www.savagearms.com
Model 24F shotgun/rifle

SPRINGFIELD INC. www.springfield-armory.com
M-6 Survival Rifle

Water TreatmentWater

EXSTREAM www.exstreamwater.com
Personal water purification

FIRST NEED www.generalecology.com
Water Purifier

WISCONSIN PHARMACAL www.destinationoutdoors.com
Water purification tablets

Food SuppliesFood

AlpineAire Foods www.alpineairefoods.com

Lightweight and compact food supplies

Oregon Freeze Dry www.mountainhouse.com
Freeze dried assortment of meals

Power-Bar www.powerbar.com
High Energy snack bars

Around the CampsiteCamp

BYER MANUFACTURING www.byerofmaine.com

Hardwood folding camp cots, stools, chairs and tables.

ROME INDUSTRIES www.romeindustries.com
Pie irons, hot dog forks, camp grills, and grill baskets.

SLEEPING PADS www.paramountoutfitters.com
Self-inflating and rolled foam

SLEEPING PADS www.thermarest.com
The original self-inflating camp pad

Outdoor Gear ItemsGear

A list of websites for some of the products we get a lot of requests for information on "Where can I get this …..."

GRABBER PERFORMANCE www.grabberman.com/warmers
Air activated hand and body warmers

RAYMOND THOMPSON www.raymondthompson.com
Trapping snares and a great "how to book"

SKYBLAZER www.skyblazer.com
Pyrotechnic signal kits and sky flares

BEAR SPRAY www.counterassault.com
One of the most effective bear deterrents

LEATHER CARE www.applepolishes.com
Complete care systems for your leather boots and accessories.

GEAR REPAIR www.gearaid.com
An online repair manual for fixing most gear problems& gear repair kits.

TYING BASIC KNOTS www.jesherry.com
Illustrated "how to" tie 12 basic knots on 6 plastic pocket size cards.

Vehicle Accessories

RACKS www.gearonthego.com/
Racks for any type of vehicle that can accommodate your gear including, bicycles, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, golf clubs and luggage.

MOUNTING SYSTEMS www.ram-mount.com
Ball and socket mounting systems for GPS, cell phone, computer, etc.

CARGO GEAR www.cargogear.com
Ramps, tarps, nets, covers, bungee cords, straps, tie downs and more.

Some Books We Just Like

The Complete Book of Outdoor Survival
By J. Wayne Fears ISBN-0-87431-849-2 $24.95
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

The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook
By Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht ISBN-0-8118-2555-8 $14.95
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

UNIQUE OUTDOOR PERSPECTIVES
www.survival-books.com
Don Paul 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.

GLOBE-PEQUOT PRESS
www.globe-pequot.com
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 site.

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
www.scoutstuff.org/cgi/catalog
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 skills.

The 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:

  • Alive in the Desert by Joe Kraus Paladin Press
  • GPS Made Easy by Lawrence Letham **not known**
  • Outdoor Survival Skills by Larry Dean Olsen BYU Press
  • Modern Survival by Dwight Schuh Arco Publishing
  • Medicine for the Outdoors by Paul Auerbach Lyons Press
  • Backcountry Cooking by J. Wayne Fears Backcountry Press

Special Interest Sites

EQUIPPED TO SURVIVE www.equipped.org
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 out

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
Papa Bear 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.

TRAILS 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 www.bsa.scouting.org

LEAVE NO TRACE www.lnt.org

SMOKEY BEAR www.smokeybear.com

ISSAC WALTON LEAGUE www.ila.org

Retail Links

The following ARE QUALITY RETAIL SITES where you can research, view and, if you so desire purchase product directly on the Internet:

AMERICAN WILDERNESS GEAR www.awgear.com
Outdoor clothing, safety products, sleeping bags, and accessories.

BASS PRO www.basspro.com
Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Clothing and Accessories.

CABELA'S www.cabelas.com
Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Clothing and Accessories.

CAMPMOR www.campmor.com
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 www.emsonline.com
Camping and backpacking clothing and supplies and great information.

FOX RIDGE OUTFITTERS www.foxridgeoutfitters.com
Survival items, books, navigational aids and other critical outdoor items.

SPORTSMANS GUIDE www.sportsmansguide.com
Good deals on surplus military items, manufactures closeouts and special purchases. Ever changing variety of all types of outdoor gear.

RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT, INC. (REI) www.rei.com
REI has 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.

Visit our Home State of New Hampshire

www.visitnh.gov
It's where the landscape includes seacoast, lakes and mountains, picturesque villages, rolling farmland, and deep forests. You can walk the many trails through the White Mountains, climb or drive to the summit of Mount Washington, or visit the hundreds of lakes and campgrounds that abound in this great state. There is plenty of great winter and spring skiing, plenty of fishing and boating, and for those of you so inclined we have plenty of Tax Free Shopping in our many world famous outlet malls. Yes, we have NO State Sales Tax other than on prepared food and lodging. We like it here, and we are sure you will too.

New Mosquito Netting!
New Extreme!
All Weather Blanket (Space)
Emergency Blanket (Space)
LIGHTING PRODUCTS
Easy Focusing Headlamp
Safety Flasher
Mini-Giant Focusing Lamp
Northwoods Lights
Seabrook Waterproof Lights
Pathfinder LED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let's get technical | Survival basics | 5 basic survival skills | Facts on Fire | Kids Survival Kit | Your First Aid Kit | First Aid Primer
Feet Facts | Your Personal Survival Kit | Collection of Outdoor Knowledge | Other Sites of Possible Interest |
Equipment checklist
Signal mirrors | Pre-trip planning | Outdoor Signaling | A balloon does what?
| Look Before You Go | Fun Flashlight Facts | "Off Season" Projects

Gear Products - Space® All Weather blanket | Space® Emergency Blanket | Space® Emergency Bag | Emergency Strobe™
Safe Signal™ Day/Night Signal Mirror
| You CAN Survive™ | Esbit® Solid Fuel | Where to find MPI Products

Lighting Products - Easy Focusing Headlamp | Safety Flasher
Mini-Giant Focusing Lamp
| Northwoods Lights | Seabrook Waterproof Lights