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I don’t consider myself an expert, never will. I will forever be a perpetual student of the outdoors. I do enjoy sharing my experience and teaching others skills that will help them become more self-reliant and proficient in the outdoors.

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TREE TOBACCO — death by ANABASINE

We say it time and time again, ” Don NOT eat any wild plant, UNLESS you can 100% positively identify it safe to eat. From pubmed.gov Death of a worker…

Teva Arrowood Trail Shoe Review

When I received the call for a new project lasting two and a half months, I decided to get myself a new pair of shoes able to last the long…

Preserving Meat Without Refrigeration

The ability to preserve meat, without refrigeration, has long been a thorn to many outdoor enthusiasts, often leading to overweight and cumbersome coolers. Yes, one could simply use biltong or…

Mors Kochanski’s Try Stick

In 2006, Bushcraft Magazine ran an article for the “Try Stick”, a woodsman/bushcrafter’s training tool used to develop ones knife use skills. The article was a very beautiful reprint, with…

How to Dry Your Boots in the Dryer

This past week, I spent five glorious days in the desert, of which three days it rained. Suffice to say, the entire group had cold wet feet, and there was…