Ultimate Survival Technologies
This is one of the best fire starters I have ever owned. The shower of sparks that are emitted is amazing and if the tinder you are using is flammable it will light. This fire starter is ideal for survival, outdoor/adverse fire starting conditions I highly recommend this fire starter to anyone who spends time outside and is building fires or practicing survival skills. I am a true believer in the UST StrikeForce fire starter. The ferrocerium rod and striker bar emit by far one the best shower of… Full review
Three light settings, handle on top hook on bottom, batteries last a long time. Durable and compact design with removable lens that floods the light. Being a lantern styled light I figured it would only be good inside the tent. But it shines pretty bright for a lantern light. It is not the old Coleman white gas lantern, but then you don't put them in your pack or tent either. I am fairly impressed how far into the woods I can see with this on bright setting. The dim setting is plenty for what I… Full review
I like having a couple of these fire starters in my bag. Not many things are more frustrating than having trouble getting a fire going. I recently bought these in a 5-pack from Walmart just to try them out. I am so pleased with them! These things come individually wrapped and are very small (about the size of a strawberry) and lightweight. I like these things because it kind of takes the hassle out of trying to get a fire going. We gathered wood and kindling and piled the kindling around this… Full review
Base All Weather Tarp
I got this to extend my coverage area outside of my Kelty Gunnison 1.1 single person tent when the weather isn't cooperating. Doesn't add much weight to my pack and I have a shelter, thermal protection blanket and one side is reflective if needed for signaling. When I got the Kelty Gunnison 1.1 I saw there wasn't really any room in it to "hang out" in inclement weather. So I picked up this tarp to set up over my vestibule to provide some sitting room. On the last backpacking trip I ended up extending… Full review
Compact, easy to carry, great for survival kit, has small storage. My son has been carrying this since he received it as a Boy Scout gift. Uses it every time he needs a fire or to light his MSR PocketRocket. Full review
Ultimate Survival Technologies (owned by the Revere Supply Company) is a manufacturer of proprietary survival, rescue, life support, and disaster preparedness equipment and survival tools. Revere Supply Company produces liferafts and PFDs and also own eGear.