Near me Bushcraft training. Or did you mean Bush Craft training? Bush Craft has a long history in north America where people of the northlands relied on their bush skills to survive the brutal north country winters. Lifesong Wilderness Adventures offers survival and bushcraft courses in California, Oregon, and Texas. Our courses operate from two […]
Foraging edible mushrooms in the forests of the Oregon coast led us to this striking King Bolete. A popular edible for mushroom foragers. Each fall this choice mushroom springs forth from the damp earth of the forest floor. Providing an array of fungi and other beneficial wild edible plants. Boletes edulis, also known as Porcine, […]
Tracking is a fun way to discover and learn a lot about animals and their behavior. The more you track animals the more you learn about them and the life they live. Learning how to track wildlife is an ancient survival skill. A skill our ancestors relied upon to live, hunt, and forage. How to […]
Best woods for the bow drill create a hot coal faster. Imagine you’re shipwrecked like Tom Hanks in Castaway. Stranded on a Pacific island with no matches or lighter. Or, lost in east Texas. You can’t boil your drinking water or cook the mouse you trapped for your survival stew without fire. What are you […]
Another technique I use with this knife for is splitting wood and making spindle blanks for the bow drill. I take a wooden mallet (usually a heavy piece of wood, throwing stick, or whatever I can find) to pound on top of the blade to control my splitting. The technique works very well with this blade, as long as I’m careful and stay away from large knots.