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The Bushcraft Bow Saw How To

A Beginner’s Guide to Winter Camping and Bushcraft

Winter has come! For many, it signals the end of camping and bushcraft until spring. For may others, even experienced outdoorsmen, it signals a …

The Harlton Hacienda (Supershelter) By Kyle R. Ver Steeg II, M.D.

I recently took a winter course with Mors Kochanski at Karamat Wilderness Ways. We covered many different shelter types, but one in particular caught …

Bow Drill - Basic Bow-Drill

Basic Bow-Drill<p>by Peter Moc <br>(photos by Peter Moc except where otherwise indicated)<p><b>Introduction to Bow-Drill</b><p>When you are first learning bow-drill …

Dryer Lint as a Fire Starter

When it comes to fire tinder and fire starting materials, I could probably write a book on all of the different natural and store bought materials I …

Cedar: Quick and Easy Survival Cordage (And a Tree Bark Education)

In our modern society we’ve pretty much eliminated the need for rope. I rarely use rope or string for normal every day applications. When I was a kid …

37 Awesome Survival/Prepping Hacks

July 1, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 31 Comments<p>Many people think that if they just have this one tool, or the right gun, or a super-secret hide out, they …

23 Essential Winter Camping Hacks

Reasons why camping in the winter is actually better: There are no bugs, the wildlife is in hibernation, and no one but you is crazy enough to be out there in the arctic temperature.

Survival

Our tips, tricks, tactics and tales will help you get out of whatever it is you've gotten yourself into.

Make a survival whistle from a soda can

I love making things out of sheet metal, so when I found this video on YouTube demonstrating how to make a survival whistle out of a soda can I had …

Fatwood Collecting Processing Igniting

Toggles The Woodsmans Friend

Basic Multi Use Knots

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If you are thinking about buying a wood stove and would like to cook with it, or you already have one, here is some helpful information to get you …

3 Types Of Home Solar Power And How To Mount Your Solar Panels - Are you confused about solar power and how to get the most from your panels? Read this article and get great information. http://www.dansdepot.com/blog/3-types-of-home-solar-power-and-how-to-mount-your-solar-panels/

Backpacking Tips - Guide to Planning a Backpacking Trip

Planning for a<br>Backpacking trip<p><b>So you’re ready to leave the campground behind and make the leap to bona fide backpacker.</b> No crowds, no nightly fees, …

Backpacking

A proud Marine survives three brutal tours in Iraq and has plans to redeploy. Then he goes missing inside Montana's remote Bob Marshall Wilderness, leaving behind a mystery that may never be solved: http://bit.ly/125qkgI

18 - Trail Days 2013

Categories<p>Featured<p>Most Popular<p>Released on May 23, 2013<p>Set up in the MoJoe's Coffeehouse parking lot in Damascus, VA we sit down with 5 different …

Natural Navigation: Using Nature’s Clues to Help You Find Your Way

Using Trees<p>There is one very important bit of information you need to realize before we get started. You cannot simply pick any tree. It needs to be …

Esbit Stove Shoot Out: Caldera vs LiteTrail

Last year I posted my first impressions of the LiteTrail Esbit Cooking System. I have used this 3 ounce system quite a bit over the past 6 months. …

Call for Comments (from Meghan)

I’ve written often of the satisfaction I get from using my body to travel into wild and remote places that I couldn’t get to as efficiently any way …

Serious Entertaining: Backyard Burger Bash

Spring is my favorite time of year, and I can't help but show it. I mean, how is it possible not to get excited when the fava beans and asparagus are no longer coming from Peru or California, but are the sweet, sweet stuff grown right next door? Doesn't seeing ramps finally make their slender green …

28 Badass Burgers To Grill This Weekend

Praise the lord, barbecue season is finally here.<p>A little note: This list omits veggie burgers. If you feel miffed in any way by this, know that it is not because they are not delicious. It is strictly because they tend to be delicate, and thus tricky to grill.

Gwyneth Paltrow's Grilled Halibut with Mango-Avocado Salsa

4 Servings<p>This grilled halibut recipe is the perfect quick weeknight meal. The easy fresh salsa complements pretty much any white fish.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium ripe avocado, peeled, cut into ½-inch dice<p>1 medium ripe mango, peeled, cut into ½-inch dice<p>1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered<p>4 large fresh …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Jim Lahey's Tips for Perfect Grilled Pizza

There's no one better to teach the secrets of perfect grilled pizza than Jim Lahey, owner of Sullivan Street Bakery and Co. pizzeria in New York, and …