Are you ready for your backcountry adventure? When you hear 5.11, you might be thinking "tactical," and you wouldn't be wrong ... but did you know that 5.11's roots are actually in mountaineering? The company's founder, Royal Robbins, named the first pair of pants he designed after the Yosemite Decimal System, which is a way of describing the relative difficulty of different … [Read more...] about Get Outdoor Ready With 5.11 & Magnum Research!
I want to believe...but first, a little due diligence. A little while back we ran an article about the reasons why the legend of Bigfoot will never die. I did neglect to mention one reason why hunters and outdoorsmen still whisper about Sasquatch over their campfires: Because hunters and outdoorsmen still see Sasquatch. Fairly frequently, in fact. Today, we have a new report … [Read more...] about 3 Things That Cryptid Could Have Been (Other Than Bigfoot)
Building a campfire is an essential skill for an outdoors lifestyle. Whether you're in the middle of the woods or making smores with the family, building a proper campfire can be a daunting task. With some wood and a little bit of knowledge, it's not really that hard and can be a big help for many different tasks. Here's how to do it in a few easy steps. Start with a fire … [Read more...] about How to Build a Campfire
While going on an adventure, you may see a luscious bush with fruit on it. Although they look good to eat, some of them might be poisonous. First of all; it's probably not a great idea to eat something you aren't familiar with. One of the goals of a plant is to disperse their seeds. There won't be any seeds if a herbivore eats all of the plant's fruit, so toxins are used … [Read more...] about Best Plants and Berries to Eat in the Wild
Have you ever found yourself needing to cook in the woods? Survival cooking means anything from cooking on a crudely built campfire to a commercial stove designed for the outdoor environment. There are a number of good cooking stoves out in the market and you can also make one yourself from scratch if you are feeling up to the task. Here we have selected 7 off-grid … [Read more...] about 7 Great Off-Grid Stoves for Survival Cooking