• Small But Mighty: Wenger Blades Wiglaf Tomahawk

    December 13, 2017 Comments (0) Gear Reviews

    Recently Prometheus Design Werx both released the SPD Edition Wenger Blades Wiglaf tomahawk and sold out of it. The photo previews of this modern tomahawk clearly connected with their followers and quickly sold out upon their release. The Wiglaf is a very capable

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  • Torrey Pines State Reserve

    December 7, 2017 Comments (0) Field Facts

    Located on the northern edge of the City of San Diego Torrey Pines State Reserve is the home to one of the rarest trees in North America and a pocket of wildness that reveals California of a bygone era. The location of the 2,000 acre reserve makes it both isolated and

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  • Fieldcraft 101: Map Recon

    November 14, 2017 Comments (0) Field Craft

    During the age of exploration, the most important member of a ship’s crew was not the captain, it was easily arguable the navigator instead. Consider this, when a ship’s crew mutinied, they were willing to kill the captain but they would be left adrift if they

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  • 7 Easy Steps to Dress for Cold Weather and Stay Warm

    November 2, 2017 Comments (0) Field Facts

    As winter sets in some of us take a break from our adventuring.  We retire to hearth and home.  Sit by the fire, make repairs to our adventure gear and plan for the spring and summer ahead-Some of us, the rest of us get out after it. Adventuring in cold weather can

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  • Making a Bushcraft Clothes Hanger

    October 19, 2017 Comments (0) Field Craft

    If you spend enough time in the woods you will start longing for the small creature comforts of home. Spend enough days in the same clothing and you’ll begin thinking about a hot shower and a fresh change of clothes. Eat enough freeze-dried foods and fantasies of

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  • A 360 ° Adventure

    September 28, 2017 Comments (0) Field Facts

    When I was kid living in small towns in and around the mountains of the East Coast, I remember marveling at the tall fire watch lookouts we’d come across on our family hikes through the region. To my young self these were the guard towers for the brave, solitary

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  • Maintaining Your Equipment

    September 21, 2017 Comments (0) Do's & Don'ts

    “Take care of your gear, and your gear will take care of you” is one of Danger Ranger Bear’s basic rules for the outdoors. The proper care, use and maintenance of your outdoor equipment will not only extend its life and provide you with more use and enjoyment, it

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  • The Figeater Beetle

    September 7, 2017 Comments (2) Fauna

    The Figeater Beetle (Continus mutabilis) is a member of the scarab family of beetles and found throughout the South Western United States. Originally they lived primary in arid regions such as the Sonoran Desert, but as agriculture spread, so did the Figeater. Today

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