Field Craft

August 24, 2017

Building a Pack and Poncho Float

“I can’t tell you when you’ll need to know this, I’ll just say it is good to

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June 22, 2017

Catalina Island

Catalina Island is a great year-round destination that offers lots of outdoor

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August 3, 2016

Assembling a “One Quart” First Aid Kit

Everybody should carry a small, personal first aid kit when out adventuring, but it

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April 27, 2016

Scepter Water Can Hand Pump Conversion

This DIY hand pump conversion with the common 5gal / 20L Scepter Military Water Can

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Hot beverage on the trail April 13, 2016

Brewing Hot Beverages on the Trail

Whenever I’m out camping or hiking on a cool day, I always bring along a small

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January 6, 2016

How to Make a Paracord Bracelet

Parachute cord (also known as Paracord or 550) was originally used during World War

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September 9, 2015

How to Fix a Blown-out Flip Flop.

How to fix a blown out flip flop, prologue. The bard Jimmy Buffet has sung of it, it

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April 13, 2015


Obsidian is a type of volcanic glass that is formed when lava with high a silicon

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February 25, 2015

Diving for Spiny Lobster

The California Spiny Lobster Hunt. As I crawl along the bottom, on a single breath

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December 23, 2014

Learn How To Navigate With Topographic Maps

There are many different ways to navigate the earth, both technically and

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