Hiking is a great sport, and it is all fun and games until someone get bitten by a rattlesnake. Know how to avoid them, what to do if you see one, and the course of action if you are bitten.
Learn how to craft walking sticks from natural wood. When and how to cut sticks for your canes and walking sticks, and how to process them.
This hub is 1 part review, 1 part how-to. Find out how the JanSport lifetime warranty makes yearly backpack purchases unnecessary. Also find a simple how-to about using your warranty - including a sample letter and the address for the warranty department.
This hub outlines a tutorial/summary for newly qualified or seasoned VFR pilots to succesfully fly the V1/Victor 1 Scenic coastal flight plan in Sydney, Australia.
My passion is wildlife photography. In nearly half a century of looking for great viewing areas I've come up with a list of my favorites.
Keep you and your family safe from tick bites and Lyme Disease this summer with these easy to follow tips.
One of the keys to great wildlife photography is getting close to your subjects without disturbing them. Learn some of the same tricks used by military snipers, bow hunters and photographers.
Survival knives are a favorite of backpackers, bushcrafters, trekkers, and regular old campers. The British army MoD (Ministry of Defense) survival knife is a robust, multi-use tool that has been military proven for decades, and trusted by the likes of the SAS (Special Air Service). This is my own take on this bomb-proof knife.
Quebec offers many adventuresome activities for the entire family, including wildlife safaris, via ferrata routes, and the ability to see beluga whales in the wild.
For those who appreciate fine cutlery and American innovation, the name Benchmade is synonymous with high-end knives and tools. This review focuses on seven of the numerous knives they offer.
Devil's Elbow is a public beach north of Florence, Oregon on the Pacific Coast Highway. This a MUST stop on any Pacific Coast Highway vacation with a stay over in Newport, Florence or Yachats. With scenery, tranquility, wildlife, and history, this is the perfect spot to spend a day at the beach.
Who doesn't love the taste of fresh mushrooms in a pasta dish, on a pizza, or in countless other recipes? The only thing that could make those mushrooms even better is if you forage them yourself!
It can be confusing to figure out which ‘shade’ of beach shelter is right for you. In this article, I’ll review five of the best pop up shelters, plus discuss their pros and cons.
Do you know how to wash and waterproof your softshell jacket? Take care of your technical garment, by following these helpful hints to properly maintain the DWR on your softshell apparel. By following just a few steps you can restore breathability and waterproofness to your jacket.
Pro Bar Claims to provide some of the best tasting and healthy plant based snacks. Is this true? Are foods produced in the mountains of Utah what they claim to be? Let's find out.
"Say what? Victorinox Climber? But I'm afraid of heights!" - Don't worry, my friend! So am I. Contrary to what the name implies, the Climber is a pocket knife for anybody, not just outdoorsy people. Read on to find out what it's good for!
Tips for finding deer antler sheds, including where to look and what to look for, to increase your chances on find a shed antler.
Experience the excitement in Southeast Oklahoma with this list of outdoor recreation locates around Poteau!
Everything is harder for lefties. Here is a multi-tool that works well for everyone, including us southpaws.
When you are out on a search, the last thing you want to think about is your pants falling down. In this review of the Klik Belts Two-Ply tactical belt, we'll test out a trouser securing device that won't let you down. From a search and rescue perspective, this may be the ultimate outdoor belt.
Up to 10,000 lumen -- high-tech tools for security professionals and serious outdoorsmen. Own one of the best tactical flashlights available.
It is said that mice are one of the most ridiculously difficult animals to skin because they are tiny and you have to be very careful with them. Consequently, they also take the least amount of time to finish because they are so small.... Find out how to hide skin these little critters.
How to craft handles for your walking sticks or canes. Handles can be made from horn, antler, alabaster or natural woods.
This article describes zorbing, a fun activity where you roll down a hill in a clear giant ball filled with water.
From nature apps & weather apps to maps, compass & first aid apps, these programs make any outdoor experience a little bit better. Most are under $10--and several are free!
If you don't protect yourself, you can be a very inviting meal for these critters. There are ways to avoid having all of those itchy, red welts all over your body.
If you're getting soaked in your backcountry rain jacket, it may be time to wash and rewaterproof it. Instructions for cleaning and conditioning the DWR on Gore-tex, Mountain Hardwear's DryQ Elite, Marmot's Precip and many more waterproof breathable garments.