Tag: survival skills

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.

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…

Reference Page, tips and tricks

Hey Campers, I have been remiss in my blogging. Apologies to all. Life, work and other commitments tend to get in the way. However things are now getting to normal, well almost. This update is about my reference page. For those of you who…

A new look at My Camping Equipment and other Big Changes

Source: A new look at My Camping Equipment and other Big Changes Latest Blog post. Its been awhile read and find out why. All very exciting for me. TNS

Canvas Needle. The last of the 10 C;s

Although a play on words, A Canvass needle is more than likely to be replaced by a small modified sewing kit. What for you ask. Well lets look at some needs for a sewing kit. Clothing repair Cover repair. ( Tarp tent etc.) Medical use…

Dirt time 9- Cargo Tape

This is one of the “not really required” items on the 10’Cs of survival list. However its a very versatile item to have in your bag of survival tricks. Cargo Tape, number 9 on the 10 c’s list, also known as Duck Tape or Gorilla tape…

Update- Resource page

A quick update to let you know of latest updates to my Resource page. Added links to latest survival videos Added links to my favorite pins from Pinterest Don’t forget the website links and other interesting goodies. I spend a lot of time on…

Dirt Time 5 – Cordage

Cordage. “Cord (string), string or thin rope made of multiple strands twisted together.” From Wikipedia. It an Ok description for the survivalist. Multiple strands is the important part… Source: Dirt Time 5 – Cordage

Dirt Time 4 – Container

COINTAINER, “A container is a basic tool, consisting of any device creating a partially or fully enclosed space that can be used to contain, store, and transport objects or materials. In comm… Source: Dirt Time 4 – Container

1,to’s,3’s and C’s of Survival

Welcome back. If you wondering about my state of mind because of the title, I assure you I am of sound mind and body. It is simply, my play on words for my list I have developed, from the basic research I have done. As…

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