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AAR: Vang Comp Remington 870 Armorer Course

AAR: Vang Comp Remington 870 Armorer Course

Posted by Kevin Estela on Nov 17th 2022

The 12 gauge pump shotgun is a survival firearm everyone should own. It is legal in most areas, it is capable of taking any game animal from squirrel to pheasant to bear, and it is an excellent option for home/camp security. The 12 gauge shotgun, as robust as it is, can be finicky and like all tools …
Kids Firearm Safety

Kids Firearm Safety

Posted by Amber Elle on Nov 9th 2022

I recall years ago browsing through studies conducted with children and firearm safety slightly appalled at the data that was being analyzed. Multiple universities had publications stating that children were safer in homes where firearms didn’t exist. Since over 50% of homes in the US have firearms …
Estela’s Thoughts on EDC

Estela’s Thoughts on EDC

Posted by Kevin Estela on Nov 3rd 2022

Everyday carry changes from one person to the next. Depending on our daily duties and responsibilities as well as our experiences and training, what we carry varies wildly. There are some folks who ground their EDC in fantasy. They carry what they believe will be useful in a hyperinflated sense of t …
Overland Destination: Granite Falls

Overland Destination: Granite Falls

Posted by Kevin Estela on Oct 27th 2022

At a dinner one night during Overland Expo Mountain West, I sat down across from Brian from @twowolffoundation and discussed a wide range of topics from training, to notable survival instructors, to survival knives, and of course, overlanding. He told me he had an epic camping experience on …
Fishing In The Mountains

Fishing In The Mountains

Posted by Kevin Estela on Oct 20th 2022

A correlation exists between what is easy to access and how many people you will see there. Think about it, you may run into a dozen people on a particular hiking trail with an Instagram-worthy viewpoint but you probably won’t see a single soul on another trail that just snakes through the trees. Si …
 Give Blood, Give Life

Give Blood, Give Life

Posted by Kevin Estela on Oct 13th 2022

My first experience giving blood corresponded to a day we have collectively agreed not to forget. On September 11th, 2001, I was a senior at Fairfield University and I watched the news come in as I heard neighbors crying through their windows and collecting in common areas consoling one another. Tha …