First Thoughts on The S.O.L. Fire Lite Fuel-Free Plasma Lighter

S.O.L. Fire Lite Plasma Lighter

Just starting the testing, but… In the realm of survival and outdoor preparedness, having reliable fire-starting tools is paramount. While traditional Bic lighters have been a staple for many, plasma lighters offer a modern alternative that boasts several, and potentially switch-worthy advantages. Below are key reasons why plasma lighters (like the S.O.L. Fire Lite) might […]

Grand Trunk Compass 360 – Our Thoughts on It.

Grand Trunk has made a name for itself developing reasonably priced and pretty descent quality outdoor gear. They just recently launched a new packable camp chair that appeared to be a nice solution for hole in the market — a good quality camp stool that was functional, sturdy, AND lightweight. We reached out to get […]

TOP 13 EDC BAGS for 2023.

Several months ago we departed on an exploration to discover our favorite EDC bags of 2023. So of course, we thought we’d invite you along for the adventure. Our journey affirmed several things — not the least of which is that THERE IS NO PERFECT EDC BAG. Primarily because everyone has different needs. We made […]

SURVIVAL MAKEOVER – Every Day Driver Car Edition

If Properly Equipped, Your Car Can Be a Lifesaver Desert. Forest. Mountains. Valley. Beach. Plains. Cities. They can all kill you. But you are equipped with a tremendous advantage that these bioregions don’t enjoy. YOU have a capable brain and YOU can therefore be ready for practically anything. This Survival Makeover article and video will […]

Taste Testing All Peak Refuel Meals

Interested in loading up your Peak Refuel / backpacking style emergency food but want to see what it looks like and how it might taste first? Rusty and Chris and Chris will help you with just this. We tried all of Peak Refuel’s standard option for you. BEWARE: Though we tried to remain objective and […]

2021 E2E Christmas Giveaway

That’s a wrap! 🎁 The #E2EChristmas Giveaway (Giveaway Page Link) was a hit this year! We got some great exposure for products we believe in, and our subscribers and followers had a fantastic opportunity to win several quality prizes. Check them out below- 1st Place – Wilderness Kit Bag: Kelty Redwing 50 Blade: Fiddleback Forge […]

What is the Best Survival Food?

Just show me your test results! ↓ Let’s Better Define “Survival Food” Cattail roots and tree grubs can sustain you, but that’s not what we’re focusing on in this article. Let’s just assume that you would rather eat a survival food that tastes good, is easy to transport, and easy to prepare… shall we? This […]

Ken Onion Hits Another Home Run for CRKT

We ran across the CRKT booth while at the Outdoor Retailer show this year in Denver and mentioned to the CRKT team that we were interested in scoping out their latest in EDC concepts. Ryan from CRKT knew exactly what he wanted to show us. He introduced us to the Field Strip technology pioneered by […]

Buck Knives Reborn?

We met up with the Buck Knives crew at Outdoor Retailer in Denver a while back and they wanted to send us out some of their new line up for the old E2E inspection. Here’s what we found- Buck has some legit new models that put them squarely back in the conversation for relevant EDC […]

Taste Testing All Mountain House Meals

Mountain House Chili Mac

Interested in purchasing a supply of Mountain House meals but you don’t have the time, means, desire, or ability to test them and determine your favorites? Old Rusty and Chris are here for ya. We did exactly this and documented the results for you. BEWARE: Recognize that we did our best to objectively rate the […]