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12 Survivors is about bringing people closer to nature… and each other. Founded on the premise of unity and selfless, steadfast teamwork in the face of adversity, We provide quality outdoor products such as knives, multi-tools, tents, first-aid kits, backpacks and other innovative gear to meet the demanding needs of survivalists, preppers, campers, hikers and hunters alike.

12 Survivors is built around a positive message of survival, resilience, human spirit and support for families and individuals seeking the thrill of outdoor adventure. Humans are resilient by nature and 12 Survivors strives to empower people with both the knowledge and tools they need to “Go Ready”.


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The 12 Survivors Archetypes

Study the past and patterns emerge around groups of people who overcame great adversity and not only endured but thrived. These patterns are caused by the natural occurring diversity among relatively small groups of people coupled with sound principles around which the group is organized. Partly physiological and partly psychological, people in groups organize themselves to deal with a host of challenges. From countless ages, lessons can be found at archeological sites, religious times, literature, fables, legends, myth, cave drawings and even in our DNA. The echoes of the distant past where people lived in tribal groups are hardwired into our being as evidenced in our response to universal symbols, primal fears and natural instincts. These universal insights have been organized into a core group of 12 Survival Archetypes. The 12 different types or roles are crucial for the survival and success of any group whether it be in a tribal, societal or massive civilization. These archetypes give us insights into the needed diversity among people as well as the functions that must be performed. A thorough understanding of how you fit within the different archetypes will provide a deeper understanding of your role in a group and help you identify survival traits of those you associate with to determine your own survivability score.


The backbone of any small group in primitive environments, the hunter’s primary responsibility is securing wild game for the group. Hunters need to be agile, strong and brave. A good depth perception and keen sense of sight aided by a fast and steady foot will allow the hunter to return with enough for all. Any group in a hostile world without several members capable of hunting will have little chance of survival. Though necessary for the survival of the group, once the Hunter ages past their “prime” hunting years or becomes disabled or injured, he is then forced to adapt a new set of skills or becomes a burden on the group. Hunters often assist the next archetype, the Defender, when the group is attacked or threatened.


Taking up arms in defense of the group is the primary purpose of members of this archetype. Members of this Archetype will risk their own life to protect the lives of the young or other members of the group who are not able to defend themselves. Defenders are normally the strongest members or they are practically skilled in the use of various weapons. Threats from other people are often a more serious risk than risks from nature alone. With the collapse of a larger society or civilization, it will be very likely to encounter violent groups who are bent on destruction and death as their method of survival. A strong defense is not an option – it is a necessity.


The Explorer, or scout, is always looking beyond the next hill and is crucial for spotting potential threats. Endurance, keen observational skills and an acute sense of direction are required for members of this Survivor Archetype. The Explorer not only finds a better location and new resources, but will help the group navigate the safest and most efficient path. While crucial for expansion, the Explorer is generally seen as an outsider by the group and is usually not as close to the other members.


When people get hurt or sick, permanent injury or death is common without a Medic. Having a caring nature, a basic understanding of the human physiology and a working knowledge of first aid techniques are the building blocks of a good Medic. Evidence of brain surgery discovered in archeological records has found that even primitive societies had enough basic knowledge in first aid techniques to perform surgeries and set bones. In the outdoors, even the smallest cut or injury can quickly become life threating if not treated quickly and properly. With such a special skill set, the Medic almost becomes a "protected" member of the group. The value of a good Medic is hard to replicate, thus putting a target on their back to foreign threats and invaders.


Cultivators require a special type of skill set. Providing more reliable food sources through farming, planting and growing are just a few of the skills the Cultivator specializes in. These skills are needed for the survival of any group because many solutions to our most basic needs are the result of domesticating of wild animals, training of dogs, raising animals and collection of milk, eggs and fur/wool. The raising of crops and animals is critical for creating surplus food and allows for labor to be allocated to other functions other than just relying on hunting and gathering activities.


The Naturalist understands how nature works and how to harness the power of nature to aid in survival. The Naturalist can determine if wild plants and animals are dangerous. Identifying and tracking animals and man provides an advantage to hunting or defending camp that the Naturalist specializes in. Generally good at identifying potential uses for plants and animals, the Naturalist is vital for avoiding dangerous animals and foraging for additional editable food sources. Similar to the Medic, Naturalists are also able to identify plants that contain healing properties, natural useable materials or water trapped in the ground or plants. Ideally, the Naturalist is able to setup snares and traps to catch fish and game or assist in the protection against unwanted trespassers. The naturalist is a good complementary role for the cultivator, hunter, explorer, inventor and defender archetypes.


The Inventor is tasked with making improvements from available materials. Improving shelters and repairing weapons and tools is a essential to the role the Inventor plays in the group. After all, it was the ability to make tools that separated humans from animals in the first place. Inventors used in the sense of one key 12 Survival Archetypes includes engineers, builders, carpenters, metalsmith and other similar disciplines. They are critical for taking a group from basic survival to one of organized society, often freeing up human labor to be used in specialized pursuits. Often among the smartest members of the group, they are also known to be practical problem solvers, good with numbers and work well with their hands. Typically, the inventor requires the other archetypes to apply the innovations and are often poor communicators and not normally the strongest of the group.


The ability to trade or barter for resources is critical for small groups to further enhance their condition. Somebody from the group must, at some point, interact with other groups to barter or trade for the mutual benefit of all. Trade or barters done properly can create a sustainable improvement to the quality of life, but done badly could put the group at risk of being resource deficient placing them at increased risk of annihilation by outside forces. Those who excel as traders are natural communicators gifted with negotiation skills and good with numbers to ensure an acceptable deal is found. Due to the connection with the outside world, information critical to the survival of the group is often passed along with the good and commodities. Groups of people who have a long standing beneficial trade relationship often can be counted on to give aid in an emergency and have the potential to be powerful allies when presented with a mutual threat. A trader by nature is a risk taker and puts his life at risk with every first encounter. As a result, the trader is often the source of material inequity and prone to the scorn of others in the group.


No group could expect to survive long if the collective wisdom and experiences are not passed on to the next generation. The Teacher ensures that each member of the group is properly groomed and prepared for the respective position they will move into once they reach the right age. Although vital to the long term success of the group or society, the Teacher is often taken advantage of in terms of their value brought to the group. The grooming and prepping, and general upkeep of camp, has more intangible value which may be more difficult for the other members of the group to gauge. While this may be viewed as a negative attribute by some, the Teacher develops special relationships with many of the young members and is seen to hold great value further into the development of the group.


The Jester is meant broadly in terms of the twelve archetypes and with great respect. The Jester includes aspects of the artist, musician, story teller and performer which are necessary to give the group a unique identity and provide escape from the harsh realities of daily life. The Jester also provides a needed counter balance to the order, discipline and violence found in Hunters, Defenders and Leader types by appealing to a higher humanity and creating a higher vision of justice, tolerance and love. Jesters create or enhance the rare moments of joy after all the work is done. The primary skills vary greatly depending on the type of Jester but often include an outgoing charismatic personality, gifts in art, a caring nature or a good companion. Often a Jester, when young, will mature into an Inventor, Naturalist, Philosopher or Leader with experience.


A group without leadership is destined to fail. The Leader keeps the group together, dispenses justice, maintains order, brings out the best (or worse) in others and makes other difficult choices that others can’t or won’t do. The primary function is the organization of labor and resources for maximum utility of the group. As groups achieve higher levels of civilization, it is the Leader who sets priorities and establishes a vision for society. The selection of leaders in groups is a highly debated topic. In basic societies, it is often the strongest member of the group who emerges as the leader. Groups that are best organized for survival seem to select a leader based on having the best leader skill set and vision that fits the needs of the group. It is imperative for the group to select the best leader, but is something we have always struggled with as a species. Though central to a group’s survival, leaders take blame for failure and often pay with their life if they are unwilling to step down or unable to maintain power.


The Philosopher is listed last because without appeals to a higher spiritual, moral, logical or natural purpose, the group lacks cohesion and an ultimate goal that drives them forward toward civilization and the realization of the human potential. This survival archetype in various cultures or stages of development goes by various other names including, priest, wise man, sage and others. Often this function is the most experienced members of the group or no longer able to perform their duties from their prime. They often are called upon to perform teaching roles or can be chosen to be the leader.


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A Step From The Ashes

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Survival - the goal of every living organism, from the smallest single-cell organism to the largest. For 3.6 billion years, life has clung to this solitary ball of rock and water we call Earth. World shattering shifts in continents, meteors, toxic fumes, floods, hurricanes, volcanoes, shifts in magnetic poles, constant radiation from the heavens. . .despite all of these perils and astronomical odds, life has survived at times flourishing, and others hanging on by its fingernails.

We live in a time of unprecedented technological and scientific advances, perhaps even a golden age of innovation and exploration. But what if it all came to a sudden halt? Electricity, running water, phones, and internet- all of the comforts we have grown accustomed to gone. With mankind’s greatest accomplishments crumbling around us, who will be willing to stand shoulder to shoulder with their fellow man, hammer ready to rebuild what has been laid low.

12 Survivors understands that the world is a dangerous place and in order to survive, overcome and thrive we must be unified. The 12 Survivors brand is built around a positive message, supporting the outdoor lifestyle with quality products, such as outdoor tools, various knives, camping gear, first aid kits and backpacks. These products cater to hikers, campers, preppers, survivalists and anyone else who wants to take a hands-on approach to the outdoor lifestyle. From disasters to outdoor adventures, 12 Survivors provides products to ensure that we as a human race will live on, and together, we will last forever.

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12 Survivors Limited Lifetime Warranty

12 Survivors is proud to offer a Limited Lifetime Warranty on all products. Your product is warranted free of defects in materials and workmanship. This warranty is limited to the product’s original owner and does not cover mistreatment or modification, normal wear and tear, normal fading or natural damage.

In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our discretion, repair or replace the product. Light bulbs, batteries and other consumable components are not applicable to this warranty.

If you are sending in a product for a warranty repair, you will be required to fill out a Return Authorization (RA) request form, which can be found HERE. Follow all instructions outlined on the Return Form. To make the return process smoother, register your product HERE. Once the form has been received and processed, you will receive a confirmation email containing your RA number and a PDF Return Form. The Return Form must be filled out completely and mailed in with your product.

To receive a RA number for warranty service, or out-of-warranty repair, you will need to do the following:

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where will my product ship from?

Your product will ship from our Americas HQ in Mansfield, TX or our European HQ in Sofia, Bulgaria if ordered from our brand website. If you have any questions regarding your product, please feel free to call us at 817-225-0310 and choose the department you need.

What is the warranty on 12 Survivors products?

Check out our warranty page for exceptions, but almost all products are covered by the 12 Survivors Limited Lifetime Warranty.

How do I become a 12 Survivors dealer?

Contact Sellmark (Americas) at 817-225-0310 or Sellmark OOD (if in Europe) at +359 2 434 3287 and use the extension for our sales department.

Does 12 Survivors offer knife sharpeners?

Yes! We offer a combination knife sharpener and firestarting tool with fine and course sharpeners in our Sharp & Spark.

Why is the brand called 12 Survivors?

12 Survivors was thought up to play on the Mayan calendar end of the world apocalypse and to offer gear to cope with disasters and calamities of all kinds. If disasters were to come and wipe out most civilizations, the number 12 is thought to be the ideal group size to thrive and grow new societies.

What does the 12 Survivors logo represent?

The human hand is a universal symbol of what it means to be human. Humans have been around for thousands of years and one of the only traces left behind has been hand prints found on cave walls and mountain sides. When we talk about disasters wiping out civilizations and forming and starting new societies, we realize that human life is precious and it will take humans and human will power to restart what was once great.

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Depending on the country of destination, the parties involved and the classification of the product, an export license might be required from the Department of Commerce or the Department of State. It is Sellmark Corporation's policy to comply with all applicable export laws and regulations. Under no circumstances, will Sellmark Corporation export products without obtaining an export license from relevant export authorities.

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12 Survivors to attend Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – 12 Survivors is proud to announce participation at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, July 23-26 in Denver, CO. Attendees from around the world will convene in Denver for the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show, being held at Colorado Convention Center.

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12 Survivors adds fuel to the fire with 3-Pack Fuel Discs

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Having a little trouble heating things up?  Made right here in the U.S. of A. from 100% recycled materials, 12 Survivors Fuel Disks (TS79001) will get your fire going up to 1000°F within 2 minutes. Submersible and waterproof, they're guaranteed to heat up regardless of moisture, and will stay lit for 30-45 minutes or longer. With no shelf life or expiration date, the 12 Survivors Fuel Disk 3-pack is this year's hottest addition to your backpack, go-bag or wildscape emergency kit.

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Ultra-tough, UltraLite Mini First-Aid Kit

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Inspired by the need for a lightweight and compact first-aid rollup kit and supplies that satisfy both the soccer mom and minimalist hiker, 12 Survivors announces the newest addition to their popular line of first-aid rollup kits, the UltraLite First-Aid Kit (TS42004R).

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New Terra-pod Sleeping Bags provide relaxation to outdoor enthusiasts

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – With a solid reputation for delivering innovative and essential camping and survival products to the outdoor market, 12 Survivors is proud to announce another crucial camping product line, Terra-pod Sleeping Bags. With two different sizes, regular (TS48000R) and long (TS48000L), Terra-pod Sleeping Bags are designed to provide sleep comfort to people of all shapes and sizes.

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12 Survivors preps for 2017 Outdoor Retailer Show!

(MANSFIELD, TX) – 12 Survivors is excited to announce participation in the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Show at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Join in on the fun July 26-29 as new 12 Survivors’ products are unveiled, designed to take your outdoor adventure to the next level. 

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12 Survivors Escape Binoculars put your environment into focus!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – When you need a little help bringing your outdoor world into focus, 12 Survivors Escape Binoculars offer the perfect solution. Escape Binoculars (TS12021B, TS12021Y, TS12022B and TS12022Y) help you view wildlife, nature and sporting events with crystal clear quality.

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Rest up and relax with the 12 Survivors Tree Nook Hammock Kit

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – When your mind or body needs a break from high-octane adventures and off-grid thrills, 12 Survivors offers comfort with the Tree Nook Hammock Kit (TS75004K). Comprised of the Tree Nook Hammock (TS75004) and two Tree Nook Straps (TS75004.001), this kit makes just about any off-the-grid location the right spot for rest and relaxation. 

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Reap more than you sow with the 12 Survivors Pocket Harvester

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) –Some rely on store-bought food for their day-to-day survival. For others, farming or scavenging can provide the fuel for both routine activities and stimulating adventures. If your lifestyle calls for a versatile, do-all survival tool, 12 Survivors has your back with the Pocket Harvester (TS72002B). 

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Cut down processing time with the 12 Survivors Bare Bones Field Dressing Kit

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Helping you process game meat as fast as your pumping adrenaline, the 12 Survivors Bare Bones Field Dressing Kit (TS71006) stays sharp to put the finishing touches on your successful hunt.

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12 Survivors Skin N’ Bones Field Dressing Kit cuts field processing down to size!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Ask any hunter and they’ll tell you the fun ends with the shot. Once the trigger is squeezed or arrow loosed, your left with a few photos, some great memories and a lot of hard, dirty work to be done in a short amount of time. Fortunately, the 8-pc 12 Survivors Skin N’ Bones Field Dressing Kit (TS71007) makes processing your game, from field to fire… or freezer, fast and easy.

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Outlive and Outlast with 12 Survivors Paracord Survival Pod and Band

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – When off-grid adventures lead to dangerous situations, the 12 Survivors Paracord Survival Band (TS24001) and Paracord Survival Pod (TS24002) pack the tools to improve your odds of living to tell the story. Whether you face the challenges of finding food, starting a fire or building a shelter, the 12 Survivors Survival Band and Pod give you the upper hand with important tools.

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12 Survivors Water Purifier Hand Pump: Nourish your survival instinct

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – When disaster strikes or adventure calls the 12 Survivors Hand Pump Water Purifier (TS76003) stands Go Ready to filter dirty water to refreshing, potable drinking water. An essential piece of any prepper, survivalist or outdoor enthusiasts’ pack, the Hand Pump Water Purifier is capable of filtering up to 22 gallons of water through its carbon filter and 1,320 gallons through the accompanying ceramic filter at a rate of 0.5 liters per minute. If your survival situations take you over 22 gallons, 12 Survivors also offers a Hand Pump Water Purifier Replacement Filter (TS76003.001).

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Fuel your off-grid adventure with the 12 Survivors Pocket Water Purifier

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – If your soul is dead-set on adventure, chances are your exploits could take you beyond the conveniences of clean water. When your drive for thrill-seeking excitement takes you beyond the standard trail, the 12 Survivors Pocket Water Purifier (TS76002) ensures your body receives clean fuel to keep it going. 

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Harness the strength of the sun with 12 Survivors SolarFlares

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Exhilarating adventures do more than just drain your energy; they drain the batteries of your electronics, too. Even on the most secluded trips, the importance of a charged phone or other device may be imperative. When adventures take you beyond the reaches of plug-in electricity, 12 Survivors SolarFlares offer versatile solar-powered charging.

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12 Survivors Mini First Aid Kits: Your off-the-grid medic

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Out here, you’re the first responder. When things happen, 12 Survivors offers first aid solutions with the Mini First Aid Rollup Kit (TS42002B) and the Mini Medic First Aid Kit (TS42003B). Used to treat a variety of injuries, these small kits pack powerful medical attention when doctors are miles away. Designed for easy, compact carrying, both kits are easily packable for camping and hiking, and can be stored in a vehicle for emergency situations.

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12 Survivors plans to help you survive the 2017 DSC Show!

(MANSFIELD, TX) – 12 Survivors is proud to announce plans to participate in the 2017 Dallas Safari Club Adventure Convention and Sporting Expo, scheduled for January 5 – 8, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, in Dallas, Texas. Throughout the event, 12 Survivors will be showcasing the brand’s line of innovative outdoor products. Be sure to visit 12 Survivors to learn more about how today’s innovative outdoor products can enhance every aspect of your outdoor experiences and even save your life.    

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12 Survivors Shire Tents have outdoor adventure covered!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – From sandy beaches to black-timbered mountaintops, 12 Survivors Shire Tents keep you out of the elements when adventure calls for a good night’s sleep. Designed for compact, lightweight convenience and rugged reliability, Shire three-season tents boast a durable 150D oxford PU 2000mm floor, 190T polyester PU 2000mm rainfly, mesh canopy and two zippered openings for easy access.

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Be prepared for any element with 12 Survivors Mini Bug Out Box

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Offering 41 pieces of proven essentials, the Mini Bug Out Box keeps the odds in your favor. These survival tools are housed in a durable, waterproof ABS plastic case, ensuring they are Go Ready when you need them most. Weighing in at less than 6 oz. when full, the Mini Bug Out Box is light and compact.

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12 Survivors cooks up adventure with the Off-Grid Survival Stove!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Whether you are on a weekend camping trip with family, nestled into a backcountry paradise or simply trying to survive long enough for help to arrive, the 12 Survivors Off-Grid Survival Stove (TS74000) makes even the worst situations a bit more appetizing. This ultra-compact, lightweight, flat-folding camp stove adds a trace amount of luxury to any situation, including backpacking, hunting or fishing, without bulking up your gear.

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12 Survivors fires up off-the-grid adventure with the Sharp N’ Spark!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Those who have faced the kind of off-the-grid adversities that make amazing stories both inspiring and tragic will give you one piece of advice, be prepared. To that end, the 12 Survivors Sharp N’ Spark may be the single most important tool you will ever need when things don’t go as planned; of course, it can also be the perfect tool outdoor adventurers want to connect with their primitive camping roots.

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12 Survivors Ignite 110 Headlamp lights the way to adventure and safety!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Built to last with rugged, dependable IP54 waterproof ABS plastic construction and robust operation buttons, the 12 Survivors Ignite 110 Headlamp is GO READY for any situation, in nearly any environment. The Ignite 110 headlamp boasts an ultra-bright 3-watt 110 lumen LED capable of a maximum beam throw 105 meters, a glow-in-the-dark 3-stage push-on/mode/off switch and 6 operating modes: Motion sensor, 110 lumen (high), 75 lumens (mid), 50 lumens (low), S.O.S. and red light. The red LED is perfect for movement without spooking wildlife or compromising night vision.

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12 Survivors GeoTrek Trekking Poles & GeoPath Hiking Staff explore new ground!

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) - Renew your sense of adventure with 12 Survivors GeoTrek Trekking Poles and the GeoPath Hiking Staff. Many extreme thrill-seekers consider trekking poles and hiking staffs essential equipment for increased stability and efficiency when navigating challenging terrain.

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12 Survivors BKE Knives cut your tasks down to size

The cutting edge of tough, adaptable outdoor tools

12 Survivors is proud to introduce the BKE Knife Series. BKE Knives, including fixed blade models with black (TS71005B) or satin (TS71005S) finishes and a compact folder (TS71008TI), are equipped with essential features to create a long-lasting tool perfect for clipping on and charging into any adventure.

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12 Survivors GeoSpark Flashlight and GeoDome Camping Lantern: The lights at the end of your tunnel

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – 12 Survivors is proud to introduce the GeoSpark Flashlight and GeoDome Camping Lantern. These innovative lighting products deliver easy-to-use, weather-ready reliability to light the way in camp and on the go.

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12 Survivors introduces BKE Knife

12 Survivors introduces its new BKE Knife, equipped with essential features to create a long-lasting piece to clip on for any adventure. Offered in both black and satin finishes, the 12 Survivors BKE Knife is constructed of a Mircata handle and AUS 8 Steel blade, which creates a durable, lightweight, and water/weather resistant knife.
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12 Survivors Brightens Product Line with the GeoSpark Flashlight and GeoDome Camping Lantern

12 Survivors is proud to present its new lighting line, featuring the GeoSpark Flashlight and GeoDome Camping Lantern. A necessity for any adventure to continue after dark, both products provide users with easy-to-use, durable, and waterproof features allowing bright luminosity in and outside the tent.
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12 Survivor Launches New Hiking Accessories

Maximize your exploration adventures by using the new 12 Survivors GeoTrek Trekking Poles or GeoPath Hiking Staff. A twist lock mechanism, trekking basket support and interior springs provides a powerful guide on any hike. Go farther, last longer and endure the extreme with these durable and lightweight hiking accessories.
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12 Survivors™ Releases Hiking Backpack With Survival Instincts

Featuring an advanced torso adjustment system for a comfortable fit and muted colors that help you blend into the environment, the 12 Survivors™ Windom 65 Hiking Backpack equips hikers for any outdoor environment. The pack’s fully adjustable shoulder straps provide optimal comfort for survivors of many sizes. It offers a built-in rain cover and a 65-liter water-resistant design to take on harsh weather conditions.
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12 Survivors Introduces Hand Crank Radio and Flashlight

Important weather details, news updates and lighting is crucial, making the new 12 Survivors Emergency Hand-Crank Radio/Flashlight a vital tool. This reliable device features a high-output flashlight with a low and high setting for bright illumination in dark environments, and a loud FM radio for access to essential information.
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Introducing Fish and Fire Emergency Kit from 12 Survivors™

Offering the basic tools needed to start a fire and fish for food, the 12 Survivors™ F&F (Fish and Fire)™ Emergency Kit is a must-have accessory to have handy when planning an outdoor excursion or on the go. Small enough to throw in your purse, bugout bag, glove compartment or console, this pocket-sized emergency kit includes 15 items all wrapped up in a single bundle.
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We Are One. We Are Survivors.

Built around a positive message, 12 Survivors™ supports the outdoor lifestyle by providing quality survival gear such as multi-tools, knives, tents, first-aid kits, backpacks and night vision. These products cater to hikers, campers, preppers, survivalists and anyone else who wants to take a hands-on approach to the outdoor lifestyle. From disasters to outdoor adventures, 12 Survivors products ensure that we as a human race will live on and together, we will last forever.
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12 Survivors® Introduces the Shire Two-Person Tent

Featuring a removable rain fly, 3-season reliability and two inner pockets for gear storage, the 12 Survivors free-standing Shire 2P Tent offers superior protection and convenience to make your next outdoor adventure an experience. Whether used for a relaxing camping trip or survival situation, users will appreciate the 2-person space wide enough to fit an inflatable sleeping pad and sealed seams to keep you dry in precipitation.
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Everything Needed To Save a Life

In a crisis situation, the nearest hospital can be miles away. With the 12 Survivors First Aid Rollup Kit, outdoor explorers have all the necessary tools for survival until help arrives. The uniquely designed kit offers basic medical supplies, which can be used to treat a variety of injuries ranging from a simple knee scrape to a life threatening hemorrhage.
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Blogger Names Knife Rollup Kit #1 Survival Product at OR Winter 2013

12 Survivors™ received significant recognition for the Knife Rollup Kit, one of the first products to be released by 12 Survivors. It was a major success at the 2013 Winter Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bryon Dorr, founder of ExploringElements.com, rated the knife kit as the top outdoor survival product at the show.
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Many Challenges. One Solution.

Combining versatility and strength, the 12 Survivors Multi-Tool provides a solution to any project. Whether it’s hiking, camping, hunting, working around the house or just an ordinary day at the office, 12 Survivors Multi-Tool has a tool for anything. The multi-tool includes: a small and large flathead screwdriver, a Phillips head screwdriver, a knife, a saw, needle nose pliers, a file, an awl and a can/bottle opener, complete with a nylon pouch and a snap button loop for easy attachment to additional gear.
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Your 12 Survivors product is warranted free of defects in materials and workmanship with the 12 Survivors Limited Lifetime Warranty. Normal wear and tear is not covered. For night vision products, the image intensifier tube that enables night vision capability is warranted to be free from defects for a period of 3 years, as are other light emitting devices such as flashlights or lanterns.

In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product. This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse or improper handling. Also, this warranty is null and void if modification or maintenance is provided by someone other than 12 Survivors. This warranty is non-transferable and is only valid if the product is registered within 30 days after the product has been purchased.

Due to international laws, 12 Survivors products out of the United States are covered under a ten year Lifetime Warranty unless otherwise stated by law.

Please carefully read this notice before you use this website. This website is provided by 12 Survivors (12 Survivors) and may be used for informational purposes only. By using this website, or downloading materials from it, you agree to abide by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with the following conditions of use, please exit this website.


12 Survivors ("12 Survivors") and its subsidiaries and affiliates and related brands (including but not limited to the 12 Survivors brand) created this website to be used by the general public and our policyholders. The website does not, and it is not intended to, provide any financial, legal, accounting, or tax advice, and must not be relied upon by you in that regard. The website should not be used, or relied upon by you, as a substitute for your independent research or consultation with your own financial, legal or tax advisers.

The information, text, graphics and links provided in this website are provided by 12 Survivors as a convenience to you. 12 Survivors will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information. However, due to the nature of the Internet, 12 Survivors does not warrant and cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in this website, or the information, text, graphics, links, website functionality, and other items contained on this server or its suitability for any purpose.

12 Survivors does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components as such information is received by you because 12 Survivors cannot control the transmission of information over this medium. 12 Survivors does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of, or the results of the use of, the materials on this site, or your transmission of any software, data or information from the website to you.

Information provided on this website is believed to be reliable when posted. However, we cannot guarantee that information will be accurate, complete and current at all times. This website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. 12 Survivors will from time to time revise the information, products and services described in this website, and reserves the right to make such changes without notice.


The use of this website is entirely at your risk. The materials and information in this website (including text, graphics, and functionality) are presented without express or implied warranties of any kind and are provided "as is". It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of any opinions, advice, services or other information provided.

12 Survivors intends for the information contained in this website to be accurate and reliable. However, errors sometimes occur. Therefore, 12 Survivors and its related, affiliated and subsidiary companies to the full extent permitted by applicable laws disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose as to any matter whatsoever relating to this website or the information contained herein.

To the full extent permitted by applicable laws, in no event shall 12 Survivors, its agents, employees, directors, officers and affiliated companies be liable for any damages of any kind caused to any person as a consequence of the use of this website including but not limited to any direct, special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind including but not limited to loss of use, loss of data or loss of profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damage, or based upon any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this website or the information contained herein. We will not be responsible for any detrimental reliance that you may place upon the website or its contents.


Unless otherwise specified, the materials in the website are presented solely for the purpose of educating the user about the products and services of 12 Survivors. Nothing in this website constitutes an offer to buy or sell products or services of 12 Survivors or its affiliated companies. 12 Survivors makes no representation that any or all of the materials in the website are appropriate or available for sale in any or all locations. Not all products and services described are available in all states of the U.S. or the world. No product offered by 12 Survivors and its affiliates is offered or will be sold in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the laws of such jurisdiction. Some products may not be available in all states. In addition, any pricing information available on this website is posted for informational purposes only.

Those who choose to access this website do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with state, local and foreign laws, if and to the extent such laws are applicable.


This website is provided for your personal viewing and 12 Survivors maintains all copyrights in the text, buttons, layouts, graphic images and logos contained in this website. Except as stated herein, no portion of this website or its contents may be reproduced, copied, republished, altered, or transmitted, uploaded, downloaded, or posted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of 12 Survivors.

Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of 12 Survivors's copyright and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.

You may print a copy of the information contained herein for your personal use only, but you may not reproduce or distribute the text or graphics to others or substantially copy the information on your own server, or link to this website, without prior written permission of 12 Survivors.

An acknowledgment of the source must be included whenever our materials are copied or published. Any infringement of our rights will result in appropriate legal action. 12 Survivors and its affiliated companies disclaim any and all liability which may result from any unauthorized reproduction or use of the information on this site.


Permission is granted to print copies of portions of this website, but not the entire website, and to display and navigate around this website with a computer using HTML browser software, solely for personal use. Any commercial use of this website or any portion hereof is strictly prohibited. A hyperlink to the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of this website in HTML documents which you prepare, must be approved in writing or via email, prior to making such hyperlink, and is subject to the following conditions: (a) the URL may be used only for the purpose of hyperlinking to 12 Survivors's 12 Survivors brand home page at "http://www.12 Survivors.net and http://www.12 Survivors.com"; (b) the URL shall be clearly identified as being a link to a website owned and operated by 12 Survivors or its affiliated companies; and (c) you will make no other use of any 12 Survivors intellectual property, other than the URL, without 12 Survivors's express written permission.


The logo shown here for 12 Survivors is a registered trade mark of 12 Survivors. Unless otherwise indicated, all trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to 12 Survivors or its affiliates. 12 Survivors enforces its intellectual property rights. Use in commerce other than as "fair use" is prohibited by law except by express license from 12 Survivors.

Other parties' trademarks and service marks that may be referred to herein are the property of their respective owners.


Because of the marked increase in the fabrication and proliferation of computer viruses affecting the Internet, we want to warn you about infections or viral contamination on your system. It is your responsibility to scan any and all downloaded materials received from the Internet. 12 Survivors is not responsible or liable for any damage caused by such hazards.

12 Survivors companies cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from this website are free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. 12 Survivors companies do not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title, noninfringement or fitness for a particular purpose) with respect to the files available for downloading from this site. In no event will 12 Survivors companies be liable to you or to anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance on results obtained from use of files downloaded from this site.


All information submitted to 12 Survivors while not logged into secured regions of this website including electronic mail inquiries, is submitted through the Internet, which is an unsecured, public network.

Although 12 Survivors employs the most current and stringent Internet security standards, you acknowledge and confirm that the Internet is not a secure medium where privacy can be ensured, and that complete security and confidentiality over the Internet is not possible at this time. Your confidential use of the website cannot be guaranteed and you acknowledge that your use of the website (including information you transmit to the website) may be subject to access by, or disclosure to, other persons. Without limiting any other disclaimer herein, 12 Survivors shall not be responsible or liable for any harm that you or any other person may suffer in connection with any such breach of confidentiality or security.


Other Internet or websites which may provide access to this website by hypertext links ("hyperlinks") are entirely independent of this website. Links to other Internet or websites from this website are included as a convenience for our visitors and in no way are meant to imply that 12 Survivors endorses, sponsors, promotes or is affiliated with the owners of or participants in those sites, or endorses any information contained on those sites, unless expressly stated. 12 Survivors does not guarantee the accuracy of any information in these other sites nor does it assume any liability for the content or presentation of linked sites.

12 Survivors cannot guarantee that the hyperlinks set out on our website will be accurate at the time of your access. Moreover, the sites pointed at by hyperlinks have been independently developed and possibly maintained by person(s) over whom 12 Survivors has no control. 12 Survivors cannot and does not monitor the sites linked to its pages on the Internet or any transmission made through the respective web pages and news groups. Accordingly, 12 Survivors assumes no responsibility for the content of any site referenced to by any hyperlink or otherwise. 12 Survivors believes that our making available hyperlinks to publicly accessible web pages is legally permissible and consistent with the common, customary expectations of those who make use of the Internet.


The applicable federal laws and the laws of the state of Texas shall govern as to the interpretation, validity and effect of this policy and any use of the website, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this policy shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this policy and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. You hereby consent and submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the state of Texas, or the federal courts situated in the state of Texas, in any action or proceeding instituted under or related to this policy or your use of this website.


Any information requested is for our internal use to service your request. It is not shared with any third party, unless permitted by you or required by law.


Any interactive forms or calculators on this website are there for your information only. 12 Survivors tracks, retains and/or uses any of the data input into these forms for our internal use only.


This 12 Survivors website collects no personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. 12 Survivors will not release any of said information about you without your permission, unless permitted or required by law. 12 Survivors gathers two types of information about people who visit our site: data you provide through optional, voluntary contact request forms; and aggregated tracking information such as IP address and home server information.

To enable us to continually improve on the content we offer our users, as well as for systems administration purposes, we collect aggregate information site-wide. This gives us an idea of which parts of our website users are visiting. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means a user's session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous.


12 Survivors routinely gathers data on website activity, such as information about website visitors, to improve the caliber of online information and services offered. There are two forms of data that 12 Survivors collects: website visitorship data and personal information voluntarily provided to us by website visitors.

Website visitorship data is:

1. Collected on an aggregate, anonymous basis, which means no personal information is associated with this data;
2. Gathered through the use of Web server logs and cookies. A Web server log is a file where website activity is stored. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website sends to a visitor's computer, which is stored on his or her hard drive. 12 Survivors uses cookies to track repeat visits to its website. Although 12 Survivors assigns a cookie to a visitor's computer, the company does not know who that visitor is unless that person specifically tells us; and
3. Shared among 12 Survivors business units to improve website content and overall service.


12 Survivors welcomes your comments regarding our website. While we do value your feedback, we ask that you not submit to us any suggestions, materials, ideas or creative concepts for new, modified or different products or services via this website. 12 Survivors requests this in order to avoid confusion in the future regarding the origin of the concept, product or service.

If, despite our request that you not send us any creative materials, you in fact send us creative suggestions, ideas, concepts or other information (collectively, the Information), such Information shall be deemed by 12 Survivors to be, and shall remain, the property of 12 Survivors. None of the Information shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of 12 Survivors and 12 Survivors shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Information. Without limiting the foregoing, 12 Survivors shall exclusively own all rights to the Information of every kind and nature and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Information.

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