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4 Essential Knots that are helpful to learn and know

Found his extremely helpful article over on the Outdoor Herbivore Blog.   Figured the info would be helpful to people reading www.elitesurvivor.com   Here are 4 knots you need to know – especially if you participate in outdoor activities such as backpacking, boating, climbing, and caving. Knot tying is a useful skill for various applications, from securing gear to saving a life. These four are particularly useful and easy to learn!   1. Bowline Knot The bowline received its name because it was traditionally used by sailors to affix the sail to the bow (front) of the boat. In the present era, it is referred as the “King of Knots” because it is suited for many applications. This knot makes...

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Elite Survivor is now a sponsor for The Casual Preppers Podcast

    We're a bit behind the eight ball at this point, with all the commotion of the holidays we kind of overlooked our Blog.  We'll get back to it, promise.       Anyway, we're stoked to be sponsoring Cody and Cam, the gents behind the super cool podcast for casual preppers.  AKA The Casual Preppers Podcast.  It's an entertaining mix of humor, entertainment and possibly life saving info.  Great mix.       Give them a listen on iTunes or at their site http://www.casualpreppers.com/    We are currently listening to episode 19, preparing for a Riot.  No, not how to start one---but how to be prepared should you find yourself in close proximity to one in your area.  Give...

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Paracord Survival Watch 6 in 1 firestarter, compass, whistle, thermometer etc

    Today we're introducing one of our awesome new products that is flying off the shelves at www.elitesurvivor.com It's our Paracord Survival Watch.  It basically combines the best aspects of the compass version of our tactical paracord bracelet with the functionality of a watch and a thermometer.  This super functional piece does it all with style to boot.  Available in several color options including black, olive/army green, khaki and a sportier red and black.  We just listed these Friday and are already selling out, but not to worry---more are on the way.        Here's the link to this bad boy.       It has the normal paracord functions (whistle, cutter, flint rod for firestarting) plus a watch,...

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Updated shipping prices, areas and new products

     www.elitesurvivor.com is even more user friendly now.  We've recently added the option for worldwide shipping---in almost all cases shipping outside the USA will be via direct shipping from the supplier--this allows us to keep prices low.  On a case by case basis we can ship from the US to other countries, if you need to get an order faster than the 15-21 days it can take via direct shipping.  Please drop us a line if you'd be interested in that, but keep in mind ofcourse that the shipping costs will be higher.        We have also lowered the shipping fees on our "Free Plus Shipping" items.  We were already lower than most stores, but this move...

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