Tag: outdoors

Big changes to the site …

via A new year, A new look

2nd Chance George

For those of you who don’t know. I have a You Tube Channel. Actually two. But I post videos on the “2nd Chance George channel”, of my camping and survival ideas and dirt time tests of ┬áit. So you may find it useful. Check… Continue Reading “2nd Chance George”

Dirt time 4. CONTAINERS

looking at CONTAINERS that would be useful should I find myself in an unplanned situation where survival knowledge would get me home safely.

First Solo camp in the snow

Well, as the title suggests, I have just returned from my first ever solo camp in the snow. Why I said solo I don’t know, I have never camped in the snow alone or with others for that matter. But who’s checking ? right.… Continue Reading “First Solo camp in the snow”

What can a picture offer..

As harsh as a Minnesota winter can be, I realized how much it also gives back to me for taking the time to get outdoors and enjoy it. No matter when I go, I see wonderous things.

Prepping for my first Minnesota winter Camp

Not only to survive the winter without any mishaps but also to prepare to do a winter camping trip. This for me will be my biggest challenge yet in the outdoors. Something I look forward to with some trepidation. Can I do this, am I prepared, what to take, where and when.

French Army F1 2 man pup tent.

Hi Campers, I recently purchased a new camp tent. Why you ask. My old tent was a Ozark trails 2 man tent I purchased at Walmart. Great little tent, however I recently managed to put a hole in it. Repairing it would just need… Continue Reading “French Army F1 2 man pup tent.”

Another 2 minute tip for the Novice survivalist

Campers I have just uploaded a short video (Yes it’s 2 minutes ) on how to get started with making fire using a ferrocerium rod. It’s a simple change in the way you position yourself and the rod and striker. Then by only moving… Continue Reading “Another 2 minute tip for the Novice survivalist”

Just did a overnight hammock camp

For those of you who enjoy the outdoors, camping, bush crafting or what ever reason takes your fancy. You will appreciate how a simple, quick overnight camp can settle your spirits. I try, when ever I go in to the outdoors to do a… Continue Reading “Just did a overnight hammock camp”

Do I really need all these survival “gizmos and tools” and other stuff…..

A re-look at what I really need to carry as opposed to what I carry…minimalizing

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