If you’re here we think you’ll agree that the world’s wild places are a treasure that need to be enjoyed. Spending time outdoors is one of the best experiences a person can have.
On this site you’ll find the gear you need, and the best advice for exploring and enjoying the outdoors. If you’re brand new to the outdoors, we have essential guides for the gear you’ll need for your health, safety and enjoyment.
If you’re a seasoned mountaineer, or adventurer we have guides to keep you up to date on new high-performance gear. We’re committed to keeping you safe and comfortable in the outdoors by cataloging and reviewing the best gear for whatever you’ll need on your next adventure.
We feature posts which will keep you informed on the best kit for any and all outdoor activities including camping, hiking, hunting and survival. Whatever your favorite outdoor activity you can count on us for the finest information and advice on the best outdoor and emergency preparedness equipment the market has to offer.
We don’t manufacture equipment, we don’t sell outdoor equipment, all our reviews and recommendations are unbiased and formed from years of time in the woods, on the water, and in the mountains. When we list products on our site it’s because we believe in them and we’ll point you towards the best place online to buy the product.
We love being outdoors. We love the peace of mind from being well equipped to handle any emergency, and we believe in transferring that love to you. Don’t ever hesitate to add your experience in our comments section and please reach out to us with any questions or recommendations.
Meet Our Team
Contributors & Writers
Alice Jones Webb
Alice Jones Webb is a writer, life-long hunter, experienced shooter, and mother of 4 up-and-coming shooting and outdoor enthusiasts. She grew up flinging arrows and bullets at Virginia whitetails, turkey, and game birds, but her favorite hunting experience is chasing bull elk in the Colorado backcountry. Never one to sit still and look pretty, Alice is also a self-defense instructor and competitive archer. She currently resides in rural North Carolina with her children, non-hunting husband, and a well-stocked chest freezer.
Megan Kriss is an avid recreational shooter by day, and writer/editor by night. She has an extensive linguistics and writing background, and has written for everyone from Allstate to celebrity plastic surgeons. She also has experience in international affairs and political policy analysis.
Brian Belko is a freelance writer and blogger. His primary areas of focus include the outdoors and shooting sports. In addition to his freelance work, Brian also writes for Wide Open Spaces and is on the Pro Staff at Military Hunting and Fishing. When he isn’t busy writing, Brian enjoys fishing farm ponds for bass and hitting the spring woods during turkey season.
Mckinley is an avid shooter & firearms instructor. He shoots, hunts and is a patriot in the sense that he enjoys pissing off gun grabbers and an anti-hunters. He has worked with and around firearms for several years, and enjoys talking to anyone interested in learning more about firearms and their 2nd Amendment rights.
Travis Pike is a former Marine Machine gunner who served with 2nd Bn 2nd Marines for 5 years. He deployed in 2009 to Afghanistan and again in 2011 with the 22nd MEU(SOC) during a record setting 11 months at sea. He’s trained with the Romanian Army, the Spanish Marines, the Emirate Marines and the Afghan National Army. He serves as an NRA certified pistol instructor and teaches concealed carry classes.
Geoff has a background in professional game and deer management, he has put his years of experience to good use and now lectures at Hartpury College, one of the UK’s leading providers of land based education. He specialises in training game and wildlife managers who will go on to work in professional game management, conservation and other outdoor professions. He has been teaching at colleges for eight years and in that time has worked at some of the most prestigious land based colleges in Britain.
He has also worked in lead instructor roles at outdoor education centres and as manager of outdoor centres in Norfolk and Scotland and has also operated his own bushcraft and survival skills training companies for many years. He specialises in providing training in bushcraft, survival skills, wild food, and woodcraft.
A keen traveller Geoff has honed his survival skills in New Zealand and Scandinavia as well as his native Britain. He speaks fluent Swedish after spending several years there and has proven his bushcraft ability on many expeditions. Several of these expeditions were on long distance trails in the UK to raise money for Whizz Kidz a charity that supports disabled children, Geoff has hiked over 2000 miles in aid of this charity.
Eric is a former paratrooper and current Army officer with over 15 years of combined military service. He has combat deployments to Bosnia and Afghanistan. He is was trained as an Army Small Arms Weapons Expert in 2006 and has trained at the Mid-South Shooting Academy. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with he firearms community, and can be found at themilspecguy.com.
Mark Grimsley is a former U.S. Army Officer that started his career as an enlisted Abrams crewman. He has served in 3 overseas tours that include Korea in 2002, Iraq in 2003 as a tank gunner and Afghanistan in 2010-11 as a logistics officer. He completed numerous schools in the Army to include Air Assault and Airborne. Currently, Mark is an Army spouse and enjoys running a YouTube channel
Founder & Editor
Hi, I'm Donald Ostrom and I'm passionate about all things of outdoor activities. I created IOutdoor Pursuit and hope you all could find more useful information from the site. If you have any questions, concerns or recommendations, please don't hesitated to contact us here.