Soap is undoubtedly a necessity – especially in our world today. Lucky for us it’s always in hefty supply- but in the wild where germs and bacteria run rampant and there are no Purrell pumps insight, you might get...
Used as the primary firearm to fight many wars throughout history, muzzleloaders have become quite popular in today’s modern society. Firearms have undoubtedly evolved throughout the years to become much more user-friendly and low maintenance. Despite the extra steps...
If you were ever in a boy or girl scout troop, you probably learned a few basic rope knots for camping, sailing, or everyday use. And unless you’re an avid knot enthusiast, or ended up using these knots all the...
Pine tar is incredibly useful and has been used for centuries for preservation, sealing, and even as medicine. This invaluable resource, made from the resin of pine trees, is something you should always have with you if you plan...
Into the Wild taught us that walking away from regular society and living in the wilderness can be a majestic experience, albeit dangerous. Maybe you want to live in the woods forever, or maybe you want to camp indefinitely,...
There's no better challenge than living off the land. While our ancestors were forced to face this challenge every single day of their lives, we can now choose to live this survival-based lifestyle known as homesteading or off-grid living....
On a perfectly snowy day, I once took a hike out to the gorgeous Snow Lake in Washington state. I carried a can of hearty soup in my backpack and heated it up with a jet boil when I...
If you haven’t heard of ranger bands, you’re missing out. These simple and extremely versatile bands are limited only by your imagination in ways they can be useful. Campers, backpackers, climbers, scuba divers, police, firefighters, survivalists, and others use...
Nothing is scarier than getting lost in the wilderness at night. Unless you’re Bear Grylls and revel in danger, you’re going to want to start a fire, pronto. Not only will a torch help you light your way, it can...
Teaching your children life-saving survival skills could be of the most important things you could ever do. No parent ever wants their kids to be in a situation where these skills are required, but it's important they know what...