Living Ready Survival Center

The Living Ready Survival Center is an online directory of survival gear retailers and survival training facilities.

Manufacturers and sellers of products, equipments, gear, etc.

ACR Electronics, Inc.
5757 Ravenswood Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: 954-981-3333
Fax: 954-983-5087
Manufacturer of safety equipment such as the Firefly Plus Strobe Light

Adventure Medical Kits
P.O. Box 43309
Oakland, CA 94624
Phone: 800-324-3517
Fax: 510-261-7419

A.G. Russell Fine Knives
1920 N. 26th Street
Lowell, AR 72745-8489
Phone: 800-255-9034
Fax: 479-631-8493

AlpineAire Foods
(Member of the Katadyn Group)
P.O. Box 1799, Rocklin, CA 95677
Phone: 916-624-6050
Fax: 916-624-1604
Manufacturer of freeze-dried food

Backpacker’s Pantry
6350 Gunpark Drive
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: 303-581-0518
Manufacturer of freeze-dried food

Blackhawk Industries, Inc.
4850 Brookside Court
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: 800-694-5263
Fax: 888-830-2013
Manufacturer of nylon tactical gear and HydraStorm hydration systems

Brigade Quartermasters
1025 Cobb International Drive NW
Suite 100
Kennesaw, GA 30152
Phone: 800-338-4327
Fax: 800-892-2999
Huge variety of survival products

200 South Front Street,
Montezuma, Iowa 50171
Phone: 800-741-0015
Fax: 800-264-3068
Distributor of firearms-related products and parts, to include plastic tubes with end caps

One Browning Place
Morgan, VT 84050
Phone: 800-333-3288
Manufacturer of firearms, knives and accessories

620 East Monroe Avenue
Riverton, WY 82501
Phone: 307-856-6559
Fax: 307-856-1840
Manufacturer of Brunton compasses, outdoor gear

Buck Knives
1900 Weld Blvd.
El Cajon, CA 92020
Phone: 800-326-2825

Busse Combat Knife Company
11651 Country Club Road 12
Wauseon, OH 43567
Phone: 419-822-6853
Fax: 419-923-2337

The Byer Manufacturing Company
74 Mill Street, P.O. Box 100
Orono, ME 04473
Phone: 800-338-0580
Manufacturer of hammocks, emergency preparedness products and camp furniture

Phone: 800-237-4444
Fax: 308-254-6745
Manufacturer and distributor of camping, fishing, shooting equipment, outdoor clothing, etc.

CamelBak Products, Inc.
1310 Redwood Way,
Suite C, Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 800-767-8725
Fax: 707-665-9231
Manufacturer of hands-free hydration systems

Camillus Cutlery Company
54 Main Street
Camillus, NY 13031
Phone: 315-672-8111
Fax: 315-672-8832
Manufacturer of U.S. Military-approved folding knife, Air Force pilot survival knife and owner of Becker Knife and Tools Co., manufacturing BK-7 & BK-9 Combat/Utility Knife and the Becker Patrol Machete

P.O. Box 700
Saddle River
NJ 07458
Phone: 800-226-7667
Fax: 800-230-2153
Survival components, full line of camping supplies, Nalgene bottles, ultralite poncho and tarps, SealLine water bags

Cascade Designs, Inc.
4000 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
Manufacturer of SealLine water bags and products

Cheaper Than Dirt
2524 NE Loop 820,
Fort Worth, TX 76106
Phone: 800-421-8047
Fax: 800-596-5655
Military surplus.

Chris Reeve Knives
11624 W. President Drive
Suite B, Boise, ID 83713
Phone: 208-375-0367
Fax: 208-375-0368
Manufacturer of custom/production knives

The Christy Company
905 Dickinson Street
Fremont, OH 43420
Phone: 419-332-8281
Fax: 419-332-6268
Manufacturer of the Christy survival knife

Coghlan’s Ltd
121 Irene Street
Winnipeg, Canada R3T 4C7
Phone: 204-284-9550
Fax: 204-475-4127
Manufacturer/distributor of outdoor camping gear

Cold Steel
3036-A Seaborg Avenue,
Ventura, CA 93003
Phone: 800-255-4716
Manufacturer of knives

Columbia River Knife & Tool
9720 S.W. Hillman Court
Suite 805
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Phone: 503-685-5015
Fax: 503-682-9680
Manufacturer of knives

Diamond Machining Technology, Inc.
85 Hayes Memorial Drive,
Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: 508-481-5944
Fax: 508-485-3924
Manufacturer of knife sharpeners

EMS – Eastern Mountain Sports
Stores located around the U.S.
Phone: 888-463-6367
Full line of camping equipment, Nalgene bottles, etc.

Essential Gear, Inc.
22 Cleveland Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Phone: 413-722-8984
Fax: 413-772-8947
Distributor for Adventure Lights such as the Guardian mini-strobe

Four Seasons Survival
1857 Park Forest Avenue
State College, PA 16803
Phone: 814-234-0698
Manufacturer of SparkLite Firestarter and Tinder-Quik Fire Tabs

Franklin Covey
Government Products Group
350 East Elliot Road
Chandler, AR 85225-1103
Phone: 800-872-0232
Fax: 480-892-3791
Manufacturer of various shoulder bags and pouches

Garmin International, Inc.
1200 East 151st  Street
Olathe, Kansas 66062
Phone: 913-397-8200
Fax: 913-397-8282
Manufacturer of GPS units

Gerber Legendary Blades
14200 S.W. 72nd  Avenue
Portland, OR 97224
Phone: 800-950-6161
Fax: 503-684-7008
Manufacturer of knives and multi-tools

Henry Repeating Arms Company
110 8th Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-499-5600
Fax: 718-768-8056
Manufacturer of Henry U.S. Survival Rifle

Jensen Tools
7815 46th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85044-5399
Phone: 800-426-1194
Fax: 800-366-9662
Distributor of tools and Mighty Tuff parts boxes

Ka-Bar Knives, Inc.
200 Homer Street,
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-5952
Fax: 716-790-7188

Katadyn North America, Inc.
9850 51st Avenue North,
Minneapolis, MN 55442
Phone: 800-755-6701
Fax: 763-746-3540
Manufacturer of Micropur water purification tablets and various filters such as the Hiker

Kershaw Knives
25300 S.W. Parkway Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Phone: 800-325-2891
Manufacturer of knives

London Bridge Trading Company Ltd.
3509 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Phone: 757-498-0207
Fax: 757-498-0059
Manufacturer of nylon tactical gear

Mag Instrument, Inc.
1635 South Sacrament Avenue
P.O. Box 50600
Ontario, CA 91761
Phone: 909-947-1006
Fax: 909-947-3116
Manufacturer of the Maglite flashlight

McNett Corporation
1411 Meador Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98229
Phone: 360-671-2227
Fax: 360-671-4521
Manufacturer of Aquamir water treatment, Frontier Emergency Water Filtration System and SeamGrip products

Mountain House
525 25th Avenue, SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 800-547-0244
Fax: 541-812-6601
Manufacturer of freeze-dried food

MSR – Mountain Safety Research
4000 1st Avenue S.
Seattle, WA 98134
Phone: 800-531-9531
Fax: 800-583-7583
Manufacturer of various backpacking and camping products such as water filters and purifiers, mini gas stoves, titanium cookware, pack towels, etc.

NALGENE Outdoor Products
Nalge Nunc International Corp.
75 Panorama Creek Drive
Rochester, NY 14625
Phone: 800-625-4327
Manufacturer of Nalgene water bottles and products.

The North Face
2013 Farallon Drive
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 800-447-2333
Manufacturer of adventure clothing and equipment

Ontario Knife Company
P.O. Box 145
Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 800-222-5233
Fax: 716-676-5535
Manufacturer of Air Force Survival Knife and line of Randall Adventure Knives to include RTAC, TAC and RAT

Outdoor Research
2203 1st  Ave., South
Seattle, WA 98134
Phone: 888-467-4327
Fax: 206-467-0374
Manufactures backpacking, camping gear, organizer bags and pouches, and soft brimmed packable hats

Otter Products, LLC
Bldg. 1, Old-Town Square
Suite 303
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: 888-695-8820
Fax: 888-695-8827
Manufacturer of Otter Box waterproof cases

Pelican Products, Inc.
23215 Early Avenue
Torrance, CA 90505
Phone: 310-326-4700
Fax: 310-326-3311
Manufacturer of waterproof cases

Manufacturer of flexible hydration systems.

PrincetonTec Sport Lights
P.O. Box 8057
Trenton, NJ 08650
Phone: 609-298-9331
Fax: 609-298-9601
Manufacturer of sport lights such as the Blast and Attitude flashlights

Ranger Joe’s International
325 Farr Road

Schrade Knives & Tools
(AKA: Imperial Schrade Corp.)
7 Schrade Court
Ellenville, NY 12428
Phone: 845-647-7600
Fax: 845-210-8671

Snow Peak, USA, Inc.
4754 Avery Lane
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 503-697-3330
Fax: 503-699-1396
Manufacturer of high-end camping and cooking gear to include the miniature titanium GigaPower gas-canister stove, and illumination devices

SOG Specialty Knives & Tools, Inc.
6521 212th Street Southwest
Lynwood, WA 98036
Phone: 425-771-6230
Fax: 425-771-7689

Spec.-Ops. Brand Best Made Designs, LLC
1601 W. 15th Street
Monahans, TX 79756
Phone: 915-943-4888
Fax: 915-943-5565
Manufacturer of nylon tactical gear, such as the Better BDU Belt and BDU Cargo Pocket Organizer

Springfield Armory
420 West Main Street
Geneseo, IL 61254
Phone: 800-680-6866
Fax: 309-944-3676
Manufacturer of M6 Scout Survival Rifle

Supreme Products
P.O. Box 550
Sterling Heights, MI 48311
Phone: 248-588-1150
Fax: 248-588-3559
Manufacturer of Pocket Chain Saw in a can

Sun Company, Inc.
14025 West 66th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80004-1049
Phone: 303-424-4651
Fax: 303-467-1104
Manufacturer/importer of compasses

Survival Inc.
2633 Eastlake Avenue East
Suite 103
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 800-292-4707
Fax: 206-726-0130
Manufacturer of BlastMatch Fire Starter, Strike Force Fire Starter, WetFire Tinder, StarFlash Signal Mirror, JetStream Whistle

Survivor Industries, Inc.
4880 Adohr Lane
Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-484-6977
Fax: 805-484-9906
Manufacturer of Mainstay Emergency Food Rations and Emergency Drinking Water, Cocoon pocket sleeping bag, emergency thermal blanket and various survival kits

Swiss Army Brands, Inc.
65 Trap Falls Road,
Shelton, CT 06484
Phone: 800-442-2706
Fax: 203-926-1505
U.S. distributor of Victorinox products

Timberline Knives
(Now owned by GATCO – Great American Tool Company, Inc.)
P.O. Box 600, Getzville, NY 14068
Phone: 716-877-2200

TOPS – Tactical OPS USA
P.O. Box 2544
Idaho Falls, ID 83403
Phone: 208-542-0113
Fax: 208-552-2945

Underwater Kinetics
13400 Danielson Street
Poway, CA 92064
Phone: 858-513-9100
Manufacturer of lights and cases, such as 2 AAA Mini Pocket Light

Warren Cutlery Corporation
P.O. Box 289, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone: 845-876-3444
Fax: 845-876-5664
Manufacturer of cutlery to include replacement carving blades

WPC Brands
1 Repel Road, P.O. Box 198,
Jackson, WI 53037
Manufacturer of Potable Aqua, Repel and Atwater Carey products

ZZ Manufacturing, Inc.
P.O. Box 1798
Glendora, CA 91740
Phone: 800-594-9046
Fax: 626-852-2428
Manufacturer of the Sierra woodburning survival stove

Survival Training

Aboriginal Living Skills School
P.O. Box 3064, Prescott, AZ 86302
Phone: 520-636-8384
Offers both primitive and modern wilderness survival courses

Boulder Outdoor Survival
School (BOSS)
P.O. Box 1590, Boulder, CO 80306
Phone: 303-444-9779
Fax: 303-442-7425
Offers survival skills and field courses

Hoods Woods
P.O. Box 3683,
Coeur D’Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 888-257-BUGS
Although Ron Hood no longer offers wilderness survival programs, he does offer training videos available. Known as the Woodsmaster Video Series, each video covers a specific area of survival or wilderness skills

Northwest School of
Survival – ITP
2870 NE Hogan Road, E-461
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: 503-668-8264
Fax: 503-668-1226
Offers many different survival courses to include wilderness survival

Simply Survival
P.O. Box 882, Stevenson, WA 98648
Fax: 509-427-4155

Tom Brown’s Tracker School
P.O. Box 173, 92 Valley Station Road
Asbury, NJ 08802
Phone: 908-479-4681
Fax: 908-479-6867
Offers survival and tracking courses with a philosophical approach