Category: Making fire

Setting goals for a new season

At the start of every season I find myself thinking about what next. Winter has come to Minesota. So I am once again trying to set some goals for a new winter season. Last winter my biggest goal was to do my first solo…

Winters needs…..cooking in the wind

Thought this will come in handy on the blustery days this winter

Enhancing your ME time in the Outdoors

Although the title says Me time, Enhancing anytime in the outdoors is something to consider. How you do this is a personal preference. I personally like to take along some activity I enjoy while outdoors. This ranges from, Cameras, food to be cooked or some reading or listening material. Just depends on my mood or reason for getting outdoors.

Dealing with low Mojo

Well Campers Here I am…Sitting at the “puter” banging away at the beaten up keyboard.(Yes, I bang at the computer, I am a 2 finger terror). Besides dealing with calluses on my 2 index fingers I persist. Although at times unsuccessfully I do persist….

A tip for those pesky damp fire pits.

In just 2 minutes here’s a quick fix for those damp fire pits….. Check it out. The novice survivalist

FIRE..Why we need it!

Latest blog. thought I would share the real reason we need fire in a survival situation. Its not brain surgery, but its needed. via Why make fire ?

Why make fire ?

There are a few reasons any Novice Survivalist worth their time, needs to be able to make fire. After all it is number 2 on the 10 C’s of survival list. Especially when in a short or even long term survival scenario. Some more…

Another survival skill…Optimism!!

Hello all. Well here I am at the “puter” again. Its 10pm Friday night and I had plans for first thing tomorrow. I have spent this week prepping. I got a hair cut. (No not for this outdoors adventure I had planned . Just…

A Red letter day, Another year…

Whoooot Tooot. !!!!!!!. Another milestone for me. As most of you are aware, I am a triple bypass heart surgery survivor. On April 11th, 2016, I underwent the surgery after problems were discovered during a routine annual medical check up. Today I celebrate my…

The Dime…..a survival tool?

via Survive on a dime – Can you? Check out the multi-tool from Gerber. If anything it is a great key chain partner. Maybe a survival tool in a pinch

Survive on a dime – Can you?

Hi Campers, I was rummaging around in my camping and survival goodies as usual. I do this about once a month on average. I’m a geek with camping and survival stuff. Love to look at, touch and feel them in my hands. Yes a…

Just 2 words, Winter walkabout

  Hello fellow campers, hikers, backpackers. survivalists and outdoors enthusiasts etc.. etc. You know who you are! Winter is still going strong here in Minnesota. Yesterday my much needed sleep was interrupted by maintenance being performed on the complex. Unfortunately (Or fortunately) I work…

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