UTP, the Urban Tactical Pants, are Helikon-Tex’s attempt to create pants which would have the advantages of tactical models while not standing out in the urban crowd. As far as the goal was substantially achieved, the results are not exactly satisfying due to a certain issue essential in the city’s landscape…
Comfortable and quite innovative load bearing system, laser cut modular panel, well developed organizer. When we add to this set padded laptop pocket or aesthetic refinement, it might seem like a recipe for a successful backpack. Unfortunately, the Direct Action Dragon Egg proves that it isn’t entirely true…
In the middle of April, I started testing the Delta softshell made by Helikon-Tex. Although the jacket comes from the company’s Urban Tactical line, it still proves itself in outdoor use.
Today I’d like to review for you one of the legends of the EDC equipment. What I consider crucial element of my every-day-carry is a knife, and one of my favorite knives is definitely the Ontario RAT 1.
nanoStriker is a miniature fire striker produced by the American company Exotac. It is characterized by a small size, aesthetic design and exchangeable rod. Unfortunately, due to several factors, it is not such a good option as it would seem.
Water is a number one priority in survival, and having necessary supply of this liquid can be important even on shorter trips. It’s always good to have something to drink at hand, right? For these purposes I use Nalgene 1 l (32 oz) bottle, which when combined with Tatonka cup creates a basic excursion-kit.
Is there a reason why a backpack with no comfort pads, and which is made entirely of Cordura 1100 should even exist? Apparently, Janysport PP25 GROT gives quite a few!
There’s quite a big crowd of people facing a dilemma of choosing their survival knife, which will be something more than a classic Mora. I was going through this problem a couple of years ago and my choice was a Bushcraft C440 knife from a Polish knifemaker Mariusz “Tlim” Przybyłowski, also known as Tlim Knives. As for every custom knife, …
Source of fire is a key equipment for every outdoor adventure, and a flint is the most reliable one. I searched long for one that would meet my requirements, then I came across the Exotac polyStiker XL.
Mora Companion Heavy Duty MG Carbon is a thicker version of the popular Mora Companion produced by Morakniv. A Scandinavian knife, made from modern materials and available for a reasonable price – it is no wonder then, that the “Mora” has earned itself a popularity.