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Just Add Water…

One aspect of being self-reliant in the outdoors is simply working with a variety of resources in a variety of ways. It’s not always in conjunction with a life-threatening, emergency scenario, but simple a way to expand certain skill sets to enhance your outdoor… Continue Reading “Just Add Water…”

An Eye on the Weather

You don’t need sophisticated instruments to make fairly sound weather predictions – especially if you know a few basic principles – and can read the local skies (and other natural clues such as animal behavior and other physical signs). At least you should know… Continue Reading “An Eye on the Weather”

DIY DRY BAGS…

Keeping Clean in Camp…

Winter Myths and Methodologies

Ground to Air Snow Signals

TIMELINE FOR FISHING KAYAK PEDAL DRIVES

By Tom Watson (First Published in “Roots” in the July 2021 issue of Kayak Angler magazine) Gather everyone together who’s ever influenced the technology of the pedal-driven fishing kayak and your guest list would include ancient Egyptians, Chinese, the famed scientist, Archimedes, a robotic… Continue Reading “TIMELINE FOR FISHING KAYAK PEDAL DRIVES”

Backcountry cooking – tis the seasoning!

Welcome to winter camping…

Winter camping may be a stretch for some and an adventurous cold weather outdoor experience for others. The shift in seasonal camping can be made in increments from the milder shoulder seasons of late fall and early spring. As one gains more experience, overnight camping… Continue Reading “Welcome to winter camping…”

NASA-SELF RELIANCE ON THE MOON