On this episode of Wizard Gear I’ll be showing you my untraceable Stealth Survival Phone, and walking you through how to make one of your own.Continue reading “The Stealth Survival Phone”
On this episode of Wizard Gear, I’ll be showing you one of my favorite biometric tracking devices… the Oura Ring!
The Oura Ring is primarily designed to track sleep quality, but also tracks daily activity, heart rate, heart rate variability (HRV), body temperature and respiration rate. This allows those of us who are fine tuning our biology to track the effect of the things we try on our health and wellbeing.Continue reading “The Oura Ring for Tracking Biometrics”
On this episode of Wizard Gear I’ll be showing you the Kukri known as the Vakra from Zombie Tools.
The Kukri is the traditional curved blade of the Gurkhas of Nepal. It serves as a weapon and also makes a great tool replacing both a machete and a camp axe.Continue reading “The Vakra Kukri from Zombie Tools”
On the episode of Wizard Gear I’ll be showing you one of the most important tools I keep with me at all times – The Boruit Tactical Flashlight.
This hardy flashlight is compact, waterproof and recharges through USB. This means I can keep it in my pants pocket at all times, even during heavy rain, and when it starts to run low I can recharge it using my folding USB solar panel. It has multiple brightness settings up to 1200 lumens. It also has different colored light modes, and various flashing modes for emergency situations.Continue reading “Waterproof & Rechargeable Tactical Flashlight from Boruit”
Of all tools I keep on me while trekking and living in the wilds, the Leatherman Wave multi-tool is the last one I would give up. It serves so many purposes that I use it multiple times a day, and feel naked without it.Continue reading “The Extremely Useful Leatherman Wave”
One of the downsides of having Tubeless Fat Tires is that it’s nearly impossible to re-inflate them if you get a flat on the side of the road, but it seems a bit of Rubber Cement can solve that problem.Continue reading “Prevent Tubeless Flats with Rubber Cement”
While I’m traveling on foot with just my backpack I always take my folding solar panel to charge my various devices. It can power anything which uses USB, including my phone, lighter, and lots of other useful toys. I love the feeling of independence that is provided by knowing I can rely on the free energy of the sun to keep my technology running.
You can pick up this USB Solar Panel here:Continue reading “Folding Solar Panel for Backpacking”
After 6 days on foot exploring the Jemez Mountains I’ve decided to head home a day early to avoid long rainstorm which is likely to last several days. In this video I discuss some of the things I learned on this adventure, along with some of the highlights.Continue reading “Return from the Jemez Mountains”
On this third day of my week long adventure on foot in the Jemez Mountains, I come across signs of human activity from many decades ago. Join me as I follow the clues to a forgotten quarry which was likely the focus of attention for those who settled here.Continue reading “Forgotten Quarry in the Jemez Mountains”
Welcome to Day 2 of my week long Jemez Mountains adventure! The original plan was to head north towards some caves near a river I know of, but I ran out of water too quickly, and needed come up with another plan. An impromptu trek down an abandoned road ended up working out better than I could have imagined!Continue reading “Finding Water in the Jemez Mountains”