Oura Ring for Tracking Biometrics

The Oura Ring for Tracking Biometrics

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 activity, heart rate and heart rate variability (HRV). This allows those of us who are fine tuning our biology to track the effect of the various things we try on the factors which influence our well-being and energy the most.

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Vakra Kukri from Zombie Tools

The Vakra Kukri from Zombie Tools

On this episode of Wizard Gear I’ll be showing you the Kukri known as the Vakra from Zombie Tools.

When living out in the wilderness, it’s important to bring tools which have as much utility as possible while taking up a minimal amount of space and weighing as little as possible. The Kukri is the traditional weapon of the Gurkhas of Nepal, and replaces both a machete and camp axe.

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Boruit Tactical Flashlight

Waterproof & Rechargeable Tactical Flashlight from Boruit

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.

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Anker USB Solar Panel

Folding Solar Panel for Backpacking

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:

https://cahlen.org/SolarUSB

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Finding Water in the Jemez Mountains

Finding Water 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!

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