Blog Originally Posted by Blog Affiliate Pioneer Living You may havelearned everything you can about survivalism and have made a plan for yourselfin the event of just about any major catastrophe. However, if you have notprepared the whole family, then you may find yourself struggling in the eventof an emergency as you try to bring others up to speed about what to do and howto adapt to their new lifestyle. Children areespecially vulnerable. They rely on your for guidance and protectio...
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TIP Originally Posted by Blog Affiliate Rocky Mountain Bushcraft Many backpacks have side netting as well as compression straps-- use them! They will easily and securely hold a sheathed axe up 28" long. For example, here's a 26" Hudson Bay Axe strapped to a Gregory Denali Pro 105 Pack: If your axe doesn't have a sheath this obviously won't work as the axe bit will just tear the netting. Also, make sure to counterbalance the weight in your pack on the opposite side of the axe wh...
TIP Originally Posted by Blog Affiliate Rocky Mountain Bushcraft The plain cotton bandana is often forgotten as a simple, yet essential, piece of gear in wilderness packs. The vast array of tasks it can perform is only limited by your imagination. Below is a list of some of the things it can be used for: Handkerchief (if you get stuck out in cold weather your nose will run like a faucet!) General purpose rag Hand Towel Emergency toilet paper Neck or Face scarf Tourniqu...
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Originally Posted by Blog Affiliate Rocky Mountain Bushcraft Wilderness Survival: If you have a clear plastic water bottle and sunshine, you have safe drinking water I originally learned this trick a few years ago while going through Red Cross training, but it's a technique that's still not widely known. If you have a clearPET plastic bottle and fill it with germ and virus filled water and leave it out in the sun for at least 8 hours in hot weather (up to 48 hours in cold weat...
Blog Originally Posted by Blog Affiliate Rocky Mountain Bushcraft Grabber Outdoor's Space All-Weather Blanket just might be the single greatest piece of survival gear I own. I don't make statements like this very often, but this is one piece of gear that's truly a marvel of versatility, toughness and utility. It's a ground tarp, a shelter, windbreaker, sunshade, rain poncho and even a rainwater collector. But its most important qual...
Blog Originally Posted by Blog Affiliate Rocky Mountain Bushcraft Fatwood (also known as pitchwood in the West), is Mother Nature's finest tinder. It is a resin-impregnated, orange to reddish colored wood found predominantly in Yellow Pine trees. When lit, fatwood burns ferociously as if it were soaked in gasoline. It will burn under the worst weather conditions, even while rain or snow is falling. Fatwood is easily ignited w...
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