cartridge fire

START A FIRE WITH A BULLET? TRY THIS (VIDEO)

Ever hear that a bullet can start an emergency fire? Well this fella decides to try it out. Witness the bullet fire starting technique that is handy to know just in case. There you are out in the wilds. Usually your pack contains proper fire starting implements for any emergency. Well that went overboard when […]

LIGHTNING STRIKE FIRE STARTER AND NAPALM TINDER IN REVIEW

In an instant your life may depend on a quickly built fire. A fall through the ice or a tipped canoe can cause only seconds to act for your survival. I test out the all American made Lightning Strike Fire Starter, Napalm Tinder and Standard Tinder to see if it indeed is the fastest fire […]

buck nelson

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 […]

Dick Proenneke

LEGEND OF THE ALASKAN WILDS: DICK PROENNEKE

Nobody was a woodsman like Dick Proenneke was. In the world of woodsman he was an Alaskan cabin above the rest. Check out this video and see why I look up to Mr. Proenneke as the ultimate woodsman. Growing up there was a program on PBS that just held me like a magnet to the […]

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 […]

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