The Best Survival Gear Reviews

Best Survival Gear Review

Wilderness Survival Gear Reviews

There’s so many essential pieces of gear you have to bring when heading out into the wilderness. With so many new products being released on the market it can get a bit confusing and overwhelming to decide which items are worth buying.

The pieces of the best survival gear aren’t always the most expensive, or the product with the most hype. It’s important to read reviews to learn the pros and cons of each item before you make a purchase.

Browse The Best Survival Gear Reviews:

  • Backpack Reviews – Looking for a comfortable and spacious new expedition backpack? Or maybe you need a gear organizer to sort your first aid gear? We also cover hydration packs, pack accessories, stuff sacks, waistpacks and more. Check out this section for all of our backpack reviews.
  • Healthy & Safety Item Reviews – Safety and having fun are the #1 priorities when you’re out in the woods, having the right gear is crucial to staying safe. Read out reviews of bear sprays, emergency blankets, radios, fire starters, first aid kits, hygiene items, signal devices, survival kits and more!
  • Knife Reviews – We review all kinds of knives but mainly focus on survival knives and other types of knives that will be useful in an outdoor setting. Our reviews are split into 3 sections: fixed blade, folding, and multi-functional. If you’re looking for an amazing new knife check it out.
  • Light Reviews – Flashlights and lanterns are a must have for any outdoor enthusiast. Whether you love camping, hiking, hunting or backpacking, having a powerful, energy efficient light is absolutely essential to your safety and enjoyment of your time outside. If you need a new light we’ve got you covered!
  • Machete Reviews – Machetes are incredibly important tools for around the campsite. There are so many to choose from with so many different options to consider. Our machete reviews go into great detail and cover must-know specifications like length, weight, style, blade type plus much, much more.
  • Multi-Tool Reviews – Multi-tools are some of the hottest products on the market, but not all of these tools are worth purchasing. There’s nothing worse than buying a tool to have it break in the field when you need it most. Read our reviews to make sure your new multi-tool is one you can count on.
  • Tent Reviews – There are many popular kinds of tents: backpacking & expedition tents, camping tents, canopies, outfitter tents, truck tents etc, it can be tough to decide which one will meet your needs. In our tent reviews we break down all the most important aspects you must consider when buying a new tent.
  • Water Reviews – Having access to a clean source of water is usually the most important thing in a survival situation. We’ve reviewed items like hydration reservoirs, vacuum bottles, water bottles, purification tables and water filters to make sure you have access to pure drinking water, even when deep in the wilderness.

When you look at the gear you need separated into bare essentials it makes planning and organizing so much easier. Just look at all the different categories of items you could bring with you on your next trip. It’s easy to get overwhelmed!

Pocket knife, survival knife, survival machete, knife sharpener, flashlight, lantern, lighter, firesteel, convex lens, waterproof matches, tinder, backpacking backpack, axe, saw, multi-tool, paracord, clear plastic tarp and tubing, hunting blind mesh, water bottles, rain jacket, water-proof boots, hydration packs & bladders, canteens, water filters, water purification tablets, snare wire, binoculars, compass & map, GPS unit, emergency blanket, pocket sized survival manual, theraband, sleeping bag, propane heater, collapsible fishing rod, shovel, food items, cooking items, tents, first aid kit (medicines, quik clot, splints, tourniquet, disinfectant, iodine, alcohol etc), hammocks, 2 way radios, signaling mirror, safety flares, whistle, rechargeable batteries, solar charger, energy pack, bear spray, rifle, handgun, ammunition.

The more you know, the less you have to carry. The less you know, the more you have to carry.”

Mors Kochanski

With so many pieces of gear you can bring with you, it’s essential that you narrow it down to the most essential survival items. You can only lug around so much in your pack so focus on the items needed for survival and eliminate any luxury or novelty items you don’t really need.

Coming soon we will release a list of the best survival gear reviews – you’ll see the top 3 items we’ve reviewed in each category including the sub-categories. So for example the top 3 knives, the top 3 folding knives and the top 3 survival knives.

Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Review

Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Review

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In 1949 Tom Hennessy created the first ever Hennessy Hammock. After over 50 prototypes his hammock / tent hybrid was perfected. The Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym is a one of a ...

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Black Diamond Orbit Lantern Review

Black Diamond Orbit Lantern Review

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In this Black Diamond Orbit review you'll learn about an ultralight, collapsible, pocket sized lantern that emits an incredible 6 foot lighting radius. If you have been looking to ...

Black Diamond Orbit Review
Maxpedition FR-1 Pouch Review

Maxpedition FR-1 Pouch Review

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The Maxpedition FR-1 was designed as a first-aid pouch but is very versatile and has other uses. Other people use this organizer as either a an outdoor survival kit or a EDC ...

Maxpedition FR-1 Review
MSR Hubba Hubba 2 Person Tent Review

MSR Hubba Hubba 2 Person Tent Review

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MSR's (Mountain Safety Research) Hubba Hubba two person tent is one of the top 5 ultralight backcountry tents on the market. This tent is a Backpacker Editors Choice award winner ...

MSR Hubba Hubba Review
Maxpedition Fatboy Versipack Review

Maxpedition Fatboy Versipack Review

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It's finally time for the long awaited Maxpedition Fatboy Versipack review. I'm exited to share some information with you all. This piece of gear is a sling style shoulder pack is ...

Fatboy Versipack Review
Gerber Gator Machete Review

Gerber Gator Machete Review

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The Gerber Gator machete has a long, dual function blade that can clear brush and chop or saw through branches. Admittedly when I ordered this blade online I did little research ...

Gerber Gator Machete Review