Thursday, April 11, 2013

Bushcraft & Survival Books

I have found some of the best survival and bushcraft books out there to learn some new skills this spring or polish up on things you already know on your next hike into the forest. You a list of them here.

Bushcraft & Survival Books

My current favorite is Bushcraft Survival by Ray Mears


Check them out and then tell me which books you found helpful!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Boyhood is a wonderful and invaluable asset to the nation, for in the breast of every boy there is a divine spark, materialists call it the "urge of youth," others call it the "Christ in man," the Quakers call it the "inner light," but all view it with interest and anxiety, the ignorant with fear and the wise with understanding sympathy, but also with a feeling akin to awe. -Dan Beard

Friday, April 20, 2012

Awkward Camping Moments

A fun music video which shows the more awkward camping moments that we have all experienced!  The Tune is pretty catchy as well, enjoy!

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Mountain Climbing - Ray Mears Extreme Survival - BBC

When hiking in the mountains it is important to plan what you will wear. Layers are by far the best way to go, because as you get hot you can take layers off and as you get cold you can put them back on.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Building a Snow Cave - Ray Mears Extreme Survival - BBC

If you are lost in the winter's snow and need to stay warm or just looking for a fun experience, make yourself a snow cave/snow hole to sleep in. Here are some good tips on how to make one.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Monday, December 26, 2011

How to Pack Water for Backpacking and Hiking

What do we all need? Water! Wondering how the pro's pack all that water in on their long hikes? Here are some good camping, backpacking, and hiking tips on how to pack and find the water you need.