Backpackers and hikers must change their water gathering and treatment tactics for winter adventures. This article explores the best ways to treat water and melt snow while in the backcountry.
Named for the Bullet Ant, the Esee Izula neck knife is the perfect companion for wilderness adventures. Backpackers will love the simple elegance and survivalists will admire the stout construction.
Use the three criteria below as a benchmark for choosing your survival knife. Beyond this, everything else comes down to personal preference.
Have you ever thought about what you would really do if you were the last person on Earth? This hub offers an insight into what such a scenario may look like...
Wolf attacks are rare in nature and are often caused by habituation to humans or rabies. Learn how to prevent confrontations with wolves and how to survive an attack if necessary.
Getting lost in the mountains isn't much fun. Knowing how to get back out is. Some common and uncommon methods like airplanes, trees, ants, a puddle of water and a needle to name just a few.
Imagine that a disaster has occurred and access to cheap, clean, and uncontaminated water was suddenly interrupted. This article discusses three different ways to make water safe for use when resources are scarce.
If you love the outdoors and want to help other people when they need it most, you may want to join a Search and Rescue team. This article provides tips and explains some of the training involved.
Methods for treating your drinking water on the trail: boiling, filters and filter bottles, purifiers, iodine, ultraviolet light, chlorine or bleach, and more,
If you depend on a map and compass for wilderness navigation you should learn about declination. This article teaches you how to compensate for magnetic declination while traversing the wild.
The American Southwest requires some special precautions for day hikers, especially during those hot summer months, when temperatures can soar above 100 degrees.
How long does a Bic lighter burn, how long can you use a Bic lighter, and how long can a Bic lighter be stored for use and still work when you need it?
Often times people do not head the warnings of officials when it comes to hurricanes. This post will provide a little more insight into what it takes to weather the storm.