6 Strategies to Lighten Your Bug Out Bag - WillowHavenOutdoor Survival Skills
Is it time for BOB to go on a diet??? One very popular question I get is about Bug Out Bag weight. Unfortunately, it’s never that there is TOO MUCH space left over in the pack. I’m always ask for ideas about how to reduce pack weight and eliminate unnecessary items. Below are 6 tips I’ve come up with for cutting weight from your BOB. Hopefully, one will work for you or at least help you brainstorm a creative solution. I’ve found that when you’re really getting serious about cutting Bug…
3 Tarp Shelter Designs to Know and Trust | reThinkSurvival.com
Seeing as though we’re still knee-deep in summer, I figured it would be fun to show you what I consider three essential tarp shelters to know (or at least have an idea of) how to make. Now, I’m no boy scout and I certainly don’t spend weeks in the woods like some people I know […]
Load Adjustments: How To Make A Backpack Carry Its Own Weight
Photo by Jeff Wilson, Illustrations by Mike Sudal Years ago, trying to hastily pack out a mule deer buck from Idaho's backcountry in one trip, I carried a heavy, irregular pack too low and in the process damaged a spinal disc, pinched nerves in my hip, and lost feeling in my ham hocks for weeks. Here are a few tips to help you shoulder a heavy load comfortably and safely—and avoid the physical therapy and chiropractic sessions I had to go through.
The Unexpendable Fifteen - Bug Out Bag List
A bug out bag is a collection of items that are meant to supply you with everything you need during the first 72 hours of an emergency.
How to Use a Compass: The Basics - Micro Advice Video Series - www.simplyhike.co.uk
Our in-house hiking expert Shaun explains in this short video the basics of using a compass, such as using the dial to locate reference points and navigate f...
How much should your backpack weigh?
How much should your backpack weigh, is a question that most of us need to answer for ourselves. The less weight we are carrying the better.