March 11, 2014

How to Prep on a Budget: Water

This is going to be one of several blog posts on the topic of getting preps ready and continuing to be considerate of your budget at […]
March 5, 2014

Can You Use Sapwood for a Filter?

You have seen the photo by now haven’t you?  A picture of a small piece of wood, tubing, and a clamp.  Then the declaration is that […]
March 3, 2014

Crappy Survival Kit

So this, this right here, really aggravates me.  Take a look this “survival kit” offered by a local TV station.   I am all about a morale […]
February 24, 2014

How To Start Studying Edible and Medicinal Plants

One of the aspects of wilderness training that seems to peak a lot of interest among people is knowing what you can and cannot eat outside. […]
February 19, 2014

What’s in Your Land Navigation Kit?

Sleep kit.  Fire kit.  Cook kit.  What about your land navigation kit?  That’s right, your land navigation kit.  Have you given it thought?  Does your kit […]
February 17, 2014

Four Most Useful Fire Starting Methodologies

Fire is incredibly valuable to our daily lives.  It is a good thing that in the modern world we have discovered how to harness it and […]
January 30, 2014

Need Some Good (and FREE) Topo Maps?

Editor’s Note:  This post was made  by Tracy Trimble, you can read more about him on our Instructor Bio page.  Tracy teaches all of our land navigation classes. […]
January 29, 2014

Building a Knife Sheath

I was asked back before Christmas to put together a knife sheath for a friend of mine.  He had been gifted a knife that had a […]
January 21, 2014

Survival Basics Gear List

There are two types of people who come to our survival basics class therefore our gear list reflects usefulness for both of those types.  There are […]
January 3, 2014

Lighting a Whisperlite Stove

This is another in our series of simple basics to outdoor fun. In this video we show you how to go about lighting an MSR whisperlite […]