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Survival Techniques: Building a Shelter to Live Through the Night

2 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques<p>While there are some elements of survival that we can live without longer than others, the …

How to Sharpen a Knife while Minimizing Mistakes and Maximizing Cutting Edge Performance

DISCLAIMER: I ask that you read the entire article and keep in mind that this is one of those discussions that rank up there with talking about …

Fine Tune Your Mora Knife - part 1 by Jim Dillard

The Mora knife is without a doubt the best bargain in the field of bushcraft. Bushcraft greats such as Mors Kochanski have developed techniques with …

Top 5 Survival Knives

The knife. A two million years old invention that is as important today to survive as it was when the first knife was crafted of stone by the early …

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The Wilderness Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

A few hours watching the Discovery Channel can prompt extreme survival fantasies involving frog licking and urine drinking, but what basic skills …

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Survival Techniques: Tips and Tricks to Constantly Improve Your Situation

3 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques: Learning to Observe, Adapt and Overcome<br>• Survival Techniques: Building …

​How To Sharpen Any Knife

A sharp knife isn't just sharper, it's a safer, more efficient, more precise tool. And, like most people, your knives are probably dull. Here's how …

The Right Fixed Blade Knife Will Keep You Alive in the Wilderness

On September 19, 1827, a fight broke out on a Mississippi River sandbar. What started as a formal duel between two notable Louisiana families ended …

Knives

Layering Basics

Layering your clothing is a tried-and-true way to maximize your comfort in the outdoors. The beauty of this simple concept is that it allows you to …

Backpacking

The 5 Fastest Ways To Find Water In The Wilderness

Image source: joshmcculloch.photoshelter.com/<p>We all know that we need water to survive. Perhaps we even buy elaborate water purification systems or …

Off-grid

Airborn: The 7 Best Suspended Tree Tents

Hammock Bliss Sky Tent 2<p><b>Pro:</b> Lightweight<b><br>Con:</b> Minimal protection<p><b>Double Decker:</b> This is about as basic as it gets when it comes to suspended tree …

Camping

The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist

I’ve been on the road for nearly ten years now, backpacking across the world with my whole life stuffed into my trusty backpack! Not having a home on …

Backpacking

How One Startup Is Elevating Camping With A Tree House You Carry With You

After a design theft in China and amid a growing market, how the tree-tent company Tentsile is making waves in camping and ecotourism.<p>Alex Shirley-Smith was a tree house architect. In 2013, fed up with designing custom-made suspended abodes that bordered on the extravagant for his wealthy …