winter camping

8 WINTER CAMPING TIPS FOR THE DEEP FREEZE

Winter camping is quite bit different than summer ventures. With snow and bone chilling cold it can be a real survival trip. Here are my 8 tips that will make your winter camping trip quite enjoyable. Wear layers Layering is the only fool-proof way to keep you comfortable in changing weather. If your coat is […]

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ALASKAN ADVENTURER BRUCE “BUCK” NELSON SHARES HIS TOP 10 WILDERNESS NECESSITIES

Alaskan adventurer Bruce “Buck” Nelson shares some of the knowledge he gained during his 70-day survival trip in southeastern Alaska. Surviving off the land in Alaska has been a dream of many outdoorsmen, including me. So, I was eager to ask Buck about that subject. During your 70 days in the southeastern Alaskan wilderness, what do you rank as […]

bear

HUGE BEAR VISIT: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (VIDEO)

Ever have an unwanted visitor to your campsite? What would you do if it was a bear this large? Witness the camp visiting bear that might give you second thoughts. Smokey the Bear this big beast is not. How would you fix this volatile situation? This video shared by Facebook page THE EDGE might really […]

rock slide

BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU CAMP OR ELSE (ROCK SLIDE VIDEO)

Better look up when setting up camp. These campers on a mountain almost paid the ultimate price. Check out the rock slide that almost took out this camper in a horrific way. In a video shared by LADbible on Facebook we see one very lucky camper. A giant rock slab almost cut him in half. […]

GEAR REVIEW: THE INCREDIBLE SELK’BAG INSTINCT IN REALTREE XTRA

Learn all about the Selk’bag Instinct in Realtree Xtra in my personal review. The great folks at Selk’bag sent me their most technical creation they have ever made. The Selk’bag Instinct in Realtree Xtra is just perfect for the outdoors enthusiast. So what is exactly a Selk’bag, anyway? The way I figure it, it’s is a sleeping bag with the freedom […]

Buck Nelson

ALASKA ADVENTURE BOOK REVIEW: ALONE IN THE FORTRESS OF THE BEARS: 70 DAYS SURVIVING WILDERNESS ALASKA

“Buck” Nelson’s riveting book  “Alone in the Fortress of the Bears: 70 Days Surviving Wilderness Alaska: Foraging, Fishing, Hunting” is a must read. Bruce “Buck” Nelson is not a stranger to Alaska or adventure. The author lives on the outskirts of Fairbanks in a log cabin, and presses himself deep into the wilderness for pure adventure anywhere he […]

bridge collapse

SUSPENSION BRIDGE FAIL DROPS HIKERS INTO THE ABYSS (GO-PRO VIDEO)

Ever hike across suspension bridges before? These hikers have too but were not aware of the impending doom this time. Witness these hikers plunge off a suspension bridge when a cable fails. Many of us have hiked over suspension foot bridges. They react with our footsteps and bounce up and down merrily on our journey […]

lion attack

WILD PREDATORS SCARED OF FIRE? WELL NO…

Many have thought that fire repels all beasts. That certainly is not the case as this video proves. Watch the video that will make you feel less safe now by the campfire. In this video shared by Kuiseb Delta Adventures we see campers in Namibia get a nasty surprise. A pride of lions comes calling […]

tools

TOP 7 HAND TOOLS EVERY WILDERNESS CAMP NEEDS

Whether at the cabin or in a tent some tools are worth their weight in gold. I took a long look at what tools would best suit an extended stay in the wilderness. Here are my best 7 hand tools that are a must at the cabin or the homestead. Axe An axe or otherwise […]

TOP 5 USES FOR SPENT SHOTSHELLS

Don’t throw those empty shotgun shells away. Recycle them with these top 5 interesting ideas. 1. Christmas shotgun shell wreath  recyclenation The colorful shells are just perfect to make this wreath into a real treat to look at. String lights inside the shells make them light up too. 2. American Flag pinterest What is more American […]

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