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When building survival fire in bad weather make sure to use a platform to get the fire off the snow or damp ground.  The platform should be substantial enough not to melt into the snow as the fire burns.  Photo Source:

Building Survival Fire in Bad Weather

With all the rain and snow we are getting this winter, it is time again to brush-up on building survival fire in bad weather. One[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Community, Skills
SOL Escape Lite Bivvy Review

SOL Escape Lite Bivvy Review

As the ice crinkled on my bag and water melted from around my face and dripped into my eyes, I pondered on the fantastic claims[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Gear
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Finding Direction Without a Compass

Preparation and carrying the ten essentials is vital to any outdoor trip. Map, compass and GPS make up my navigation kit. Still, the unplanned happens,[Read More…]

by December 8, 2014 0 comments Skills
DeLorme inReach Product Review

DeLorme inReach Product Review

The DeLorme inReach is a two-way satellite communication transceiver with GPS capability. DeLorme has steadily updated the inReach product line over the last several years.[Read More…]

by May 17, 2013 0 comments Gear