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Everyday Carry Guides & Reviews
Plenty of brands make great everyday carry pieces, but what works best for you? From high-end knives to budget multi-tools, we’re bringing you a healthy mix of EDC reviews so you can deck out your pockets will all the best gear!
New to EDC? Learn what everyday carry is here, first!
Camping Gear Guides & Reviews
From established classics to gear you might not think to bring camping, our guides offer a new spin on conventional camping wisdom with respect to nature and your fellow campers. Our gear guides are written so that people of all experience levels can benefit!
Camp Spotlights & Tips
Learn new tips, challenge outdated or misguided wisdom, and discover the best places to camp in the United States!
California Camping News
Strictly non-partisan, objective coverage of camping news in California: park updates, legislation, and more!
- CIVIVI Knives Review: the CIVIVI Elementum Flipper & FamilyCheck out our first review of CIVIVI knives: the CIVIVI Elementum with a D2 steel blade and micarta scales!
- Final Update on Our Hiatus (We’re Back!)Update for the week of Aug. 29, 2022.
- Gear Reviews to Look Forward to in SeptemberA quick update from the Renegade Camping & EDC team for the week of Aug. 15.
- Renegade Camping & EDC Has Become a CIVIVI Affiliate!The Renegade Camping & EDC team is happy to announce that we are now an affiliate of CIVIVI knives!
- Renegade Camping & EDC Returns in September!Renegade Camping & EDC update for the week of Aug. 8, 2022.
- Renegade Camping & EDC Is Moving Locations!The Renegade Camping & EDC team is moving from Orange County to San Luis Obispo, California!
- Ryobi Review: Are Ryobi Work Lights Good for Camping?Are Ryobi work lights good for camping? Our second Ryobi review answers that very question!
- Olight Review: The Olight i1R 2 EOSIs the Olight i1R 2 EOS built to the standards of other Olight flashlights? Our review has the answer!
- Swiss Army Knife Review: The Victorinox SpartanInterested in the Victorinox Spartan for your EDC or camping? Check out our newest Victorinox knife review!
- How to Make a First Aid Kit for CampingWant to learn how to make a first aid kit for camping? Check out our comprehensive guide!
- Trayvax Web Belt Review: Is It a Good EDC Belt?We review the Trayvax web belt to see if it’s a high-quality EDC belt!
- Debunking Terrible Camping Hacks, Tips, & Tricks: Vol. 1Our first volume of debunking the “best camping hacks” that are actually terrible!
- The Best Tent Fan: Are Ryobi Fans Good for Camping?Tent fans are great an all, but can a Ryobi fan serve the same purpose? The Renegade Camping & EDC team explains!
- The Hydro Flask Cooler Cup: Best Koozie for Camping?Are Hydro Flask cooler cups good for camping? Are they good at all? Check out our review!
- Victorinox Knives Review: The Victorinox Classic SDVictorinox knives are known for their quality, but are all Swiss Army knives good? We review the Victorinox Classic SD!
- California Governor Announces Plans for New State Park in the San Joaquin ValleyCalifornia camping news: Governor Gavin Newsom announced that Dos Rios will become the first new State Park in 13 years.
- Are MREs Good for Camping?The Renegade Camping & EDC team finds out if MREs are good for camping!
- The Takeya Cold Brew Maker: Is It Good for Camping?Can you make cold brew on a camping trip? The Renegade Camping & EDC team reviews the Takeya cold brew maker!
- Who Makes the Best Water Bottle: Hydro Flask vs. YETI Rambler?The Renegade Camping team finds which water bottle brand is better: Hydro Flask vs. YETI!
- Gerber Multi-Tool Reviews: The Gerber SuspensionGerber multi-tool review: Is the budget-friendly Gerber Suspension worth it for everyday carry or camping?
- Kershaw Knives Review: The Kershaw BlurDoes the Kershaw Blur stand above other Kershaw knives? Is it good for EDC? Camping? We find out!
- Camping News: Californians Can Now Get a Free, One-Day Vehicle Pass for State Parks From Any State LibraryVisitors to California state libraries can now check out a free, one-day vehicle pass that is usable at over 200 California State Parks.
- Camp Spotlight: Carrizo Plain National Monument, CaliforniaIs Carrizo Plain National Monument good for camping? Check out our full guide!
- USMC KA-BAR Knife Review: Is It Good?The USMC KA-BAR combat knife is a classic, but is it good for camping or everyday carry? The Renegade Camping team finds out!
- Camping Gear Guides: Are Waterproof Electric Lighters Any Good?Curious about the flood of waterproof electric lighters that are flooding the market? We explore whether they’re a worth addition to your kit!
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