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Our Story

See why we decided to create the most comprehensive 72-hour survival system on the market.

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. That’s the mission we live as a community of adventurers and philanthropists. As we’ve traveled, we’ve seen there is beauty in the world, but it’s not always safe. Our mission is to prepare people for any adventure, big or small, so they can stay safe and keep exploring.

We can’t control what the world throws at us. But, when we’ve got everything we need, we’ll be ready for it.

Our Story

Uncharted Supply Company was founded to prepare any adventurer for unexpected survival situations. Situations that occur everyday, like earthquakes, floods, or even power outages. Our founder, Christian Schauf, started the company after driving through Colorado in the middle of a blizzard and seeing dozens of hapless motorists stranded on the side of the highway, hunkering down for a long, cold night. Though rescue teams were surely on the way, they were at the mercy of Mother Nature until those teams arrived.

There had to be a better way.

He couldn’t find an easy solution, so he created one: The SEVENTY2™ Survival System. A 72-hour survival kit that anybody could use in the event of a dangerous situation. Expert-tested and expert approved, out of this system Uncharted Supply Company was born. Now we are a team of adventurers and philanthropists bent on taking the worst case scenario and turning it into a somewhat-unpleasant-but-survivable scenario. Seems trivial, but that’s a big difference.

We’ll make sure everyone can explore confidently.

Team Bios

Christian Schauf

Christian is a serial adventurer, athlete, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Originally from the Midwest, he founded the Uncharted Supply Company to help the average person escape extraordinary circumstances. In his downtime he lends aid to those in need, performs charity work in the world’s most dangerous cities, and chases adventure in every sense of the word.

Mike "Rooftop" Escamilla

Mike has visited over 60 countries as a professional BMX rider, TV host, stunt man, NYT photographer and Guinness World Record Holder, and he’s experienced his fair share of danger. Mike knows how fast situations can change, and how having the right tools prepared can be the difference between having another great story and not being able to tell it.

Josh Anderson

Josh has spent the past decade creating websites for some of the biggest brands in the world. He hails from the same small Wisconsin town as Christian and they have spent the last 15 years touring in a band together. When he isn’t working he enjoys spending time with family, woodworking and camping.

Ryan Heuser

Founder Paul Frank. Founder Athletic Recon. Serial entrepreneur. 20+ years in the apparel business. Podcast host, Brevity Code w/ Ryan Heuser. Writer. Endurance athlete. Outdoor enthusiast. I dig everything about being outside and adventuring. Except snakes! Recently moved from So Cal to just outside Boise, Idaho. Where I’m learning to farm and raise animals along side my wife and three kids. I fail everyday but I’m enjoying the hard work that comes along with this rewarding lifestyle.

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Brian Warren

Brian is an AMGA Certified Alpine Guide, AMGA Certified Ski Guide, AIARE Certified Level 1 & 2 Instructor, and Wilderness First Responder. He works as a full-time mountain guide and has guided in various parts of the world like Jackson Hole, WY, the Andes, the Alps and the Himalayas. That’s our long way of saying: He’s walked the walk.

Eric Meyer, MD

Dr. Eric Meyer is one of the premier mountain climbers in the world and has served as a high-altitude medical advisor on some of the most challenging expeditions ever attempted. From summiting Mt. Everest multiple times to saving lives, Eric is the guy you want around when all hell breaks loose.

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