An Open Shelter

We always camp in an open shelter (something like this) with an open fire out the front. SO warm and cozy even on cold, wet days. This shelter is very easy to make. It consists of a square of Tyvek … Continued

How to Survive Falling Through Ice

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“How to survive falling through the ice an illustrated guide” by The Art of Manliness: Except for the usefulness of beards, I guess this would work for women too… (follow the link for full article) http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/02/07/how-to-survive-falling-through-the-ice-an-illustrated-guide/

Supercat Hiking Stove

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This is a very useful hiking stove you can make with a paper punch from Officeworks and some empty cat food cans. Its inception was a genius idea from Jim Woods. Be sure you only use teh punch on aluminium … Continued

World Travel Kit

When my son was planning to go backpacking overseas I made this list of essential items for him to have in his pack. A useful list for anyone who is interested in ultralight backpacking. ———– You need to start ordering around six … Continued