Jon Sadler

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How to Make Your Own Pill Bottle Survival Kit

<b>Pill Bottle –</b> I wrapped my pill bottle with 550 paracord. Believe it or not, that’s actually 10′ of cord! I also hooked a figure 8 key ring on the …

How to care for your sleeping bag: 5 easy tips to get the most out of your bag

photo credit: kamikazekyle10 via photopin cc<p>If you own a sleeping bag, you want to treat it right. You may have paid a bit of money for it, and you …

How Should You Dress to Survive?

It’s easy to toss on a pair of jeans and a t-shirt then grab a sweatshirt when we’re heading out the door, but are we dressing wisely to survive? How …

Clothing

National Tree Week

<b>To help you learn more about common UK trees, guest blogger Paul Kirtley of Frontier Bushcraft takes a look at 12 really useful species that can be</b> …

How to Select a Backpacking Water Filter and Treatment System

The human body is about 60-70 percent water by weight. The amount of water a person needs per day varies depending on the temperature, humidity, …

Backpacking

The Tarp Bivy Combo: Your Sub 1lb Shelter

Ultralight Tent and Shelter Guide

Ultralight Tents and Shelters – How to ChooseUltralight backpacking tents and shelters come in all shapes and sizes, but each type has advantages and …

Karrimor dry bag review

For some time now I’ve been using a number of Karrimor dry bags to store my kit in while on treks and camps. In addition to improving my organization …

A beginner's guide to the art of hiking

A walk in the park is one thing, but a wilderness hike is another. Go too far, choose a route too tough, set off without appropriate gear or the right preparation, and an outdoor adventure can turn ugly and maybe even dangerous.<p>Here are some top tips for beginners in the art of hiking.<p>Choose the …

Eight Deadly Survival Myths About Water

Best Backpacking Tents

Eureka! Isis 3XT Tent Review | Best Backpacking Tents Guide<p>The Eureka! Isis 3XT Tent is good lightweight, compact, 3-person, 3 season backpacking …

The Value of a Tarp in Your Day-Pack

With heavy rain being a fairly regular feature here in the UK – even during the summer – I rarely, if ever, go for a day hike without taking a …

Hang 'Em High: Tips for Getting Organised Under Your Tarp

<b>Share it!</b><p>There's nothing quite like the feeling of waking up under a tarp on a fresh morning with the sun shining through the trees. You are …

First Look @ the Sawyer Mini Water Filter

A few days ago, I received an email from Patrick at Sawyer, asking me if I would be interested in checking out one of the new Sawyer Mini water …

Top 13 Uses for Pine Trees in Woodcraft and Self-Reliance

by Todd Walker<p>Feel the nip in the air? Summer fades and autumn arrives to transform the forest canopy into an artist’s palate. Hunters, campers, and …

How to Pack a Lot of Backpacking Food into a Small Space

When packing food for a multi-day backpacking trip, I try to keep the space it takes up as small as possible so I can bring a smaller, lighter weight …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

Six Knots You Need To Know

YouTube

The Complete Guide to Fire

3<p>SHARES<p><b>Chapter 1. Siting</b><br>Determine if conditions are right, then pick the safest spot for a no-impact fire.<p>The History of Fire<br>Location, Location, …

Loren

Scouting Knots | How to Tie Scouting Knots | Animated Scouting Knots

<b>Instructions:</b> Move the mouse over each knot. Look at the description to find out what it can be used for. Click on the knot you wish to see. On the …

Map Reading Skills - Never Get Lost Again!

If you’re navigating through unfamiliar terrain, a map is as valuable as gold dust. You may have planned your routes by them and will be relying on …