For a lot of people, when they think of “survival,” they think of activities we typically associate with warm weather — camping, fishing, hiking, and the list goes on. Truth be told, most of us are more comfortable in warmer weather, so it’s not surprising that we tend to practice and hone our survival skills during the summer months. This can be a dangerous and even deadly mistake, however, when you are faced with an emergency situation in the winter and find that you haven’t adequately prepared.
Christmas Day is rapidly approaching and here you sit going “What am I going to get him????
It's so hard to shop for him because he wants everything or just buys it himself and does not tell me!" Orrrr,you are having to narrow down your list of 100 of the best, most awesome, coolest items known to man! Don't worry, STS has your back. Here is a list of our favorite gear that will leave you feeling like the kid that showed up to the first day of school with your brand new kicks!
The number one reason to layer correctly for the outdoors is safety. Hypothermia and Hyperthermia occur when either heat loss, or heat gain occur at a faster rate than your body’s natural ability to self regulate. Modern technical clothing and layering techniques allow you to help regulate your body’s core temperature and survive in extreme climates.
STS strives to keep a innovative approach on working with our community, training and protection. Brittany Paus, is an active duty airforce recruiter. As a single mother, she is someone who puts a high priority on personal safety, physical strength and situational awareness. We have been happy to work with her to enchance her skills and training.