Survival skill: making a splint

When out in the wilderness, it helps if someone in your group knows more than just how to put on band-aids. It may be you,…

Repairing plastic canoes and kayaks

Although it might not seem that challenging, repairing a kayaking boat is a demanding job, and at times it is simply not possible to restore…

Dry Bag supplies checklist for Kayaking

Kayaking is not simply getting into your kayak and leaving. There is more to it than simple paddling. You will require a number of important items…

Overlooked survival items

A critical element of any good survival plan is being able to take the everyday random items you have around your house and repurposing items…

The most overlooked survival items

A critical element of any good survival plan is being able to take the everyday random items you have around your house and repurposing items…

Hiking + backpacking = fastpacking

First of all, fastpacking is not for everyone. It is the latest challenge for those who hike and backpack, marked tracks, as a hobby. It…

Useful items that will help you survive

Nothing beats a weekend in the woods, or a week or two! Getting away from the run of the mill routine for a couple days…

Top bartering commodities for a disaster

In a grid down scenario where the power grid goes out and you no longer have access to grocery stores, sporting goods stores, and restaurants,…