Whether you are taking a day hike or a 200 mile trek down the Appalachian Trail, a backpack will either be your greatest friend or your arch nemesis. There are many types of packs on the market today, and it can confusing to match your needs with the perfect pack for you. So, we have […]
There are some movies that stick in your mind for the ample adventure that is played out. In any man’s heart sits a yearning for adventure, to feel the rush of danger, to answer with the right choice, and then save the day. Here are 5 great films that feature adventure from backyards to the […]
Caring for your tools is extremely important – and what tool do we use more than our vehicles? We rely on them almost daily, and would be greatly inconvenienced without them. In this post we are going to go over the basics of washing and waxing your car. This is just one small way you […]
Not everyone will experience being hungry, lost and without food. Those are feelings that instantly strike fear in most everyone’s heart. Even though we may never have to face that fear, it is still very smart to be prepared for it. For that reason we are starting a couple of ‘Surviving the Wilds’ series to […]
Many people have found themselves in the midst of the wilds and starved to death while a plethora of food surrounded them. Don’t let that happen to you. In this new series, we will start to examine various edible plants; we start with Rosehips.
Thirst can drive a person to drink just about anything, however it should be noted well that many things in the wild should not be consumed without proper preparation; water is one of those things! Water is a necessity no matter where you are. With other conditions being favorable, you can live for a month […]
When you find yourself in a survival situation, no matter what the severity, toward the top of the ‘Things To Do’ list is to secure shelter. Shelter can come in many different shapes and sizes, so let’s look at some options that will be handy to know: Existing Shelter, Organic Shelters, and packable shelters.
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Source: <a href= In the series on Caring for Your Transportation, we move to the inside of the car. The place where french fries hide and sticky abounds. Most people know the basics on vacuuming and applying armor-all to the dash, so we will not spend time on that. This post will be dedicated to […]
Source: <a href= I was reading Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and stumbled upon two quotes about the horizon. These quotes made be think twice about the power of the horizon. “We go out daily and nightly to feed the eyes on the horizon, and require so much scope, just as we need water for […]
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