News / Survival

Esbit Pocket Stove

But what I think is even cooler bang for your buck wise is the Esbit Pocket Stove. They are around twelve dollars come with six solid fuel tabs.

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Earthquakes, Natural Disasters and Thoughts on Hiking Home

The recent earthquake in California got me thinking of a couple of things and as with any natural disaster or major emergency it never hurts to take a look and asses your level of preparedness.

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“No Fear Foraging, A Field Guide to the Most Common Edible and Medicinal Plants of the USA”

A couple months ago I had the opportunity to take a wild edibles/ medicinal plants class from Jeromie Jackson of South West Outdoor Travelers (SWOT) in Lake Side California. It was an awesome class and I really enjoyed the opportunity to walk along the river and learn about the abundance of resources available to us.

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Wilderness Education, Shop Local

Shopping local can have a lot of benefits for the community and you, especially when you are talking wilderness skills.
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Getting Lost

Getting lost, it happens... Being prepared and keeping a positive attitude goes along way. 

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Exotac titanLIGHT Lighter

There are a ton of different options when talking about starting a fire, even when you try to whittle it down to something as simple as a lighter it can get interesting quickly...

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Shelter

Recently I was asked by the CEO of Kit Fox Outfitters to start taking over the blogs posts and writing from my own perspective, experiences and knowledge of the outdoor world. Writing on anything from conducting gear reviews, trails to hike and campground recommendations. The blogs will be collaboration between the writer and the reader to both grow and take our outdoor skill sets to the next level. 
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Spring Modern Mountain-Man Rendezvous

Wow another awesome Modern Mountain Man Rendezvous in the books! Now what is a Modern Mountain Man Rendezvous...
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Signaling

We get pretty comfortable these days with our cell coverage especially when we are operating in areas where we only have “one foot” in nature. But being prepared for an emergency before we even leave for our adventure can make the difference between an inconvenience and a major uh-oh.
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