Thirty Seconds Out. The goal is to provide you with original art, apparel and goods that reflects 30 Sec Out style and sense of humour. Founder Evan started his small business in September of 2014, after 20 years in the military, Evan is a keen climber and skier when he can fit it in.
Evan having sustained a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) overseas a few years ago, changed a bit. He likes simplicity, helping others where he can and enjoying the quiet life up in the mountains away from the traffic and crime elsewhere.
Little Bird, Big Ben! This is a Special Operations MH6 Little Bird, there's a bunch of other technical stuff but those are the basics. What we need to know is these crews train, fight hard and spend a lot of time in the crosshairs, literally. Grab one. You'll be the only kid on the block with one!
Kunar Valley, Afghanistan is located in the northeast corner of the country, in the foothills of some of the biggest mountains in the world. The potential for adventure (non combat type) is huge. Think of it like the Colorado Rockies, but there's one problem. It would make for an epic heliskiing destination, but war and stuff is screwing that all up. Maybe one day, but as of right now you're going to get a hate load of rockets and bullets when you go in there. All they've known up there is war, so it's going to take a significant effort to convert the Kunar Valley from a combative farming region, to a mountain destination chock full of skiing, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking and recreational weed shops, just like Colorado. Maybe one day?! Grab a tee and lets start thinking of this place, less as a war torn valley of death, and more like a vacation destination.
The vintage design we created includes an MH47 Chinook. The twin prop helicopters can carry more weight at altitude, than say a Blackhawk. Hope you dig the retro look and the extreme com fort of this t-shirt.
CottonPoly (60% Cotton / 40% Polyester) construction
Why Are Blackhawks a positive thing? Well, they do all kinds of things including: rescuing you, bringing food and medicine, fire support, medevac, ocean rescues, river rescues, mountaintop extracts, fastroping onto submarines, etc. Keep that Positive Mental Attitude all the time and good things will happen.
One of the most important things to remember when you're going off on your own- or even with a group- to do dicey shit. Wear it while ice climbing, heliskiing, skydiving, or doing anything else that could result in a fatality. Know how to save yourself before you even go out.
When you're going out on an expedition where others may not get to you in time in case of an emergency, be extra prepared and plan for the worst because it very well may be up to you to rescue yourself should things go wrong.
The commitment point when you know it's on and what happens next is an unknown. I can't really remember a time when we turned back after the 30 seconds out signal was passed around. Shuffling off the back of an aircraft ramp at 17,999' in the dark, approaching a gunfight in helicopters or rolling up on vehicles, the feeling was about the same. Seeing this hand signal has always put a little smile on my face, even when I was scared shitless.
Go out, have fun and enjoy nature, but know how to save your own ass if and/or when it gets handed to you. Expect to be the one to pull yourself out of sketchy situations, even if you have to pull an Aron Ralston.
Hope does not produce consistent results, intelligent action does. Efforts are better spent on the latter. This is one way to keep the right mindset going, wherever life takes you. Slap on coolers. water bottles, fridges, coffee machines, etc.