If you follow me you will know I am a solo camper. Very rarely do I camp in a group. Just my family (the girls) and close friends, never more than a couple people. Well Leigh a friend has been at me for the… Continue Reading “Winter Camping Symposium Duluth MN. 2022. What joy”
Hey campers. Found this little treasure from Rough Ryder Knives. THe BARLOW, I really liked the style, bone handle and its small. Perfect for your pocket. A nice little EDC to have. Check it out. Remember knowledge and a EDC in your pocket, purse… Continue Reading ““Rough Ryder Barlow RR198 – Something different from Rough Ryder””
I am a knife fiend, anything sharp and shinny, including axes, hatchets and saws get my undivided attention. I spend hours looking at, playing with and showing off my small but growing collection. From basic EDC pocket pals, to the fixed blades outdoor companions… Continue Reading “What I have Learnt about knives”
Sometimes you just have to get one. So I did. My first hatchet or packaxe or camp axe. And gave it a test run. Marbles came through with this guy. Does the job.
The Idea behind this big stick, Is it will be a reference to to some basic bushcraft skills. Not only do I get to practice knife skills and cordage but typical notches used in bushcraft. Then it comes with me on my walkabouts with… Continue Reading “Watch “Big Stick #4 – A Bushcraft Reference Tool – with some character added” on YouTube”
Bushcraft for me has always had the myth that it is way beyond my capabilities. I have stuck to the basic survival policy of 72 hours. 10 C,s EDC surviving a short disaster. Now having got rid of the to much for me attitude.… Continue Reading ““Basic Bushcraft Practice – learning my Trail Boss Axe” on YouTube”
Well I have been working on my Bushcraft skills, what few I have. Over the last couple oaths I have been scrimping and scraping my budget to get what I thought was the basic tools I would need to start learning this whole Bushcraft… Continue Reading ““My Bushcraft Walkabout Daypack – First go at it.””
Each of us is unique in ourselves. We may have the overall common joy of the outdoors. Whether camping, hiking fishing, hunting etc. We wander aimlessly about just enjoying the outdoors. Bird watches will watch birds, Campers will camp, Hikers will hike.
Summer is coming, take time to check your outdoor kits and prep for the season. What ever the reason. The Novice Survivalist