Essential Everyday Carry Items for Travelers

When it comes to traveling, being prepared with the right everyday carry (EDC) items can make your trip smoother and more enjoyable. Whether you’re exploring new cities, going on an adventurous hike, or simply traveling home for a holiday, having the right EDC tools at your disposal can make a significant difference. Let’s take a look at some essential EDC items to make your life easier when traveling, including portable chargers, travel wallets, multitools, backpacks, and other travel accessories that will enhance your experience. Portable Chargers: Power On-The-Go One of the most frustrating situations while traveling is running out of battery on your devices, especially when you rely on them for navigation or taking photos and videos. That’s why we always recommend having a portable charger of some kind with you when you travel. These compact and lightweight devices allow…

What to Pack for a Day Hike

If you’re getting ready to head out on a day hike, there are somethings that you’ll need to pack in order to make sure you’re prepared for any situation you might end up in. EDC does not always need to refer to just what you’re carrying on a regular day-to-day basis, it can also refer to what you pack for certain activities or jobs. It’s what you pack when you don’t know what you might need in order to survive or attack a situation that might arise. Day hikes, just like most outdoor activities, are extremely enjoyable, but can also cause your stress levels to rise if you’re not prepared. Ensuring that you pack the essentials as well as things you may need in the event of an emergency, will keep your stress levels down and your enjoyment elevated. You…

5 Innovative EDC Products You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Before

When it comes to EDC products, most people think of the typical pocket knives, multitools, wallets, etc., but there is more to EDC than just those simple things. Everyday carry can include things you may not think of, things that might help you organize your EDC items, things that you might not carry every single day, but are always in your backpack ready for action when the opportunity might present itself. EDC is a lifestyle. We’re always on the hunt for different and innovative products that you can add to your everyday carry bag, or things that can help keep you organized. And while we did include a few things that you may have heard of on this list, there are probably some things you haven’t. If you’re looking for an upgrade for your current EDC pack, or just looking…

5 Reasons Why You Should Always Carry a Flashlight

Do you carry a flashlight with you at all times? I bet if you asked most older folks if they have a flashlight on them at all times, they are going to tell you no. But if you asked that same question to the younger generation, most of them would say yes. Do you know why? It’s similar to that old saying we used to hear from our math teachers growing up when we used to ask them why we couldn’t use a calculator for a test. Their answer would always be “You’ll never be carrying around a calculator in your pocket all the time.” Well look how things have changed. Almost every single person in the developed world over the age of like 12 has both a calculator and a flashlight in their pocket at all times. It’s amazing…

Olight Perun 2 Mini

Headlamps are one of my favorite class of lights. They are some of the most useful flashlights you can have while also being in a group that seems to improve quality of life by a larger margin than just a standard light. Enter the new Perun 2 Mini from Olight. This smaller version of one or Olight’s most popular lights, bundles all all of my favorite features into one complex package. Let’s dive in. Features The Perun 2 Mini is a small right-angle light that fits into many different roles. It comes with Olight’s dual-function clip that operates.l both as an upside and downside clip. In practice, that means you can clip it to a backpack or something of that nature either right side up or upside down. The rubberized button is on the top of the light and generally,…

Olight Javelot Mini Review

Olight is a flashlight company that produces some of the best quality flashlights on the market. Their products are known for their durability and performance, and they offer a wide variety of different models to choose from. Whether you need a flashlight for your car, home, or office, Olight has a model that will suit your needs. The newest release we have had the pleasure of putting through its paces is the little brother to the extremely bright Javelot, the Javelot Mini. Who is it for? Pumping out a hefty 1000 lumens at an incredible distance of 600 meters, the powerful light on the Javelot Mini is a lot to like. It arguably sits at a great crossroads that most flashlights from Olight have missed in the past several years – its very bright, is very simple to use, and…

GATO Tools Short Stubby Screwdriver

A handy screwdriver is always worth having around. Enter the Short Stubby Screwdriver from GATO Tools. Designed and made in California, the Short Stubby has an all-aluminum handle, and the double-sided bit driver magnetically slides in and locks in for quick swapping between flat head and phillips screws. The body is powder coated in 3 different colors to either match your existing set up or to allow you a way to easily find your screwdriver in a drawer full of tools. 17.99 @ Amazon

What is Gorpcore?

A blend of high-end fashion and outdoor/camping style, Gorpcore has continued to grow in popularity over the past several years. With the terms “outdoor-ready” , and “adventure gear” feeling too uninspired the term has begun to represent all things that could be considered camping-chique.

Smokey Bear Arcade Belts

Popular elastic belt brand Arcade has teamed up with your favorite fire-prevention wilderness bear, Smokey, for several limited edition collaboration belts that not only keep your pants up, but help save the forest in the process.

Leatherman Signal Aqua

Cerakote covers this flagship leatherman with over 15 handy tools including a Ferro rod, whistle, bottle opener, and your standard multi-tool faire, and turns it into undoubtedly the coolest-looking tool in their entire lineup.