Why the big fuss about Basic Wilderness Survival Skills? Basic wilderness survival skills are just like car insurance. If nobody rear-ends you, or your windshield doesn’t get cracked by a baseball-sized rock, on your way to work, no problem, … right! But if you come out of the bank or the grocery store and … Read moreBasic Wilderness Survival Skills-part 1 of 10
What are these 10 fascinating things about fishing? The Spring freshet has forced me to follow my quarry into the lakes. The melting snows have made the rivers overflow their banks and the silt and debris that’s rushing down to the sea makes it very impractical to cast a line into these waters. This has … Read moreTen “fun facts” about Fishing
What are you bringing on your hike? This is a reasonable question to ask and it is a good starting point in the planning of this outdoor experience. This outdoor sport is growing in popularity every year. The reasons for this growth are not complicated. A pleasant, casual walk in a natural setting, of your … Read moreWhat are you bringing on your Hike?
These are the 10 things you need to know about Sleeping Pads. 1) …The purpose of a sleeping pad is to insulate your body from the ground under you and to provide you with a comfortable night’s sleep. No excuses … no compromises. A good night’s sleep cannot be overly emphasized, whether you are involved in … Read more10 Things you need to Know about Sleeping Pads
10 Interesting facts about Snowshoes 1) What are Snowshoes? A snowshoe is a platform designed to support or “float” your bodyweight and backpack when walking or running over snow. This activity is best practiced over deep, powdery snow unless you are running or climbing! 2) Where do they come from? The earliest origins of the snowshoe … Read more10 Things to know about Snowshoes