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 […]
Using the best woods for the bow drill fire starter will create a hot coal faster. Imagine you’re shipwrecked like Tom Hanks in Castaway. Lost in central Texas or stranded on a Pacific island with no matches or lighter. You can’t boil your drinking water or cook the mouse you trapped for your survival stew […]
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.
Panic the Backcountry killer! What is it? Panic is the body’s built-in alarm system to the threat of danger. shallow breathing racing heart hyperventilation dilated pupils sweaty forehead hand tremors Panic! It’s a killer According to Mark Jenkins’ writer for Backpacker Magazine, “There’s a backcountry killer on the loose and, “It is not hypothermia, grizzly bears, […]
“Hawaii Five-O” it wasn’t but commuting on the Oahu interstate made me think fondly of home. The best thing about consulting for a TV production crew if you’re lucky. They love to eat great food and indulge in a proper pint of beer. Eating decent food is number one with me. I see now that […]