.22

THE HUMBLE .22 RIFLE: TIME TESTED FRIEND

Many of us remember growing up in a house with a .22 caliber rifle in a closet or behind a door. I grew up with two such rifles that were ready for duty if called upon to defend the homestead. Here is why a .22 rifle is necessary for the wilds and homestead. My great-grandfather […]

solo stove

SOLO STOVE LITE GEAR KIT IN REVIEW

Looking for an ultra-light multi-fuel camping stove? Well Solo Stove has you covered. I got a chance to review the Solo Stove Lite and this is how it and the supplied accessories performed. Out on the trail a stove needs to be ultra-light, compact, tough as nails, easy to use and full of utilitarian uses. […]

muskrat

HOW TO COOK MUSKRATS (VIDEO)

Are you feeling hungry? How about a big plate of muskrat? Check out how Randy Newberg cooked his muskrat. Times are changing and food may get scarce. The question is how hungry are you? YouTuber Randy Newberg, Hunter decided why not cook up some muskrat? Off to the grill he went and ended up with […]

dinner

HARD TIMES KNOW HOW: VINTAGE GAME RECIPES

In tough times meat is in short supply. Meal makers must get quite creative when selecting their next cuisine delight. Check out these wild game recipes from hard times long ago. In these uncertain times many people are looking into the old ways of their ancestors to get by. The Great Depression is one time […]

bunker

BUILDING THE EPIC SUBURBAN BACKYARD BUNKER (VIDEO)

Many might think that now is the time to build a hidden bunker. This guy actually did in his backyard on a grand scale. Witness this incredible underground backyard bunker build that will leave you sick with jealousy. Well we all know that one friend that has it all. Sometimes we shake our heads in […]

titan survival

TITAN SURVIVAL’S SURVIVORCORD BOOT LACES IN REVIEW

Ever wish you could carry gear on your boots? In an emergency situation your boots are probably already on your feet. I got a chance to test out the Titan Survival’s SurvivorCord Boot Laces and this is what they are all about. Imagine this bad situation scenario: you are kayaking in the backcountry when all […]

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 […]

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 […]

Follow Me To Alaska

BOOK REVIEW: “FOLLOW ME TO ALASKA” BY ANN PARKER

Ever dream of leaving your home and moving to the Alaskan wilds? Well Shon and Ann Parker took their dream and made it a reality. I got a chance to read Ann Parker’s book “Follow Me To Alaska” and here is what it’s all about. I might be a bit biased in this review. I […]

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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