• Boeuf Bourguignon Camp Style

    August 29, 2014 Comments (0) Camp Kitchen

    There are few foods that bring about the warm fuzzies more than meat cooked low and slow. Braising, or searing ingredients in a delicious fat followed by stewing in liquid for a long period of time, is a style of cooking shared by nearly every civilization since the discovery of fire. Not only does it …

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  • How to Care For Your Knife

    August 27, 2014 Comments (0) Field Craft

    Maintaining your knife in the field is a lot more important than you probably think. Even though they are made of steel and wood or some sort of synthetic hard handle, they can be damaged rather easily. A bit of simple care can extend the life of your blade and help to ensure not only …

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  • Matuse Chapter 1 Jacket

    August 20, 2014 Comments (0) Gear Reviews

    The Chapter 1 wetsuit jacket by Matuse has everything we love in gear: great design, attention to detail and environmentally friendly materials that are cutting edge- it even has titanium ! Nobody likes being cold and wet, that’s for sure. The Chapter 1 will keep your core warm when surfing on breezy mornings in

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  • Jaguar

    August 20, 2014 Comments (0) Fauna

    Jaguar (Panthera onca) Jaguars are the largest of all cats in the New World and may rightly deserve the title: King of the Jungle. Pound for pound Jaguars have a more powerful bite than lions or tigers, able to bite into a turtles’s shell or crush the cranium of their prey. Jaguars can be found …

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  • A “Quick” Drive in the Mountains

    August 14, 2014 Comments (0) Do's & Don'ts

    Who doesn’t love the outdoors? I mean, fresh air, cool breezes, the sound the wind makes as it blows through incense cedar or pine? I can imagine someone could chime in with a dissenting view here, but you get the general point I’m making. It’s nice out! I was thinking just this thing not too …

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  • Grizzly Bear

    August 7, 2014 Comments (0) Fauna

    Grizzly Bear (Ursus horibilis) is a sub species of the Brown Bear. Their name comes from the “grizzled” appearance of their fur which can be gold or grayish at the tips- not that they perform “grisly” acts. In fact, Grizzlies usually only attack when they or their cubs are threatened and prefer to avoid

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  • Camp Coffee

    August 2, 2014 Comments (0) Camp Kitchen

    Ahhhh, the great outdoors. Where we humans can get back to our roots, reset our circadian rhythms, renew, refresh, and enjoy the simpler things. There is a peace in the wilderness unlike any other, and after a glorious night sans man-made lights and sounds you emerge from your tent bright eyed and ready to take

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  • Fire Basics and What You Need to Know to Start One

    July 2, 2014 Comments (0) Field Craft

    There are few things that have affected humankind so much as fire. From the earliest days, humans have harnessed, or attempted to harness, this simple element to provide warmth, light, protection against predators, and as a mechanism to cook food. As technology advanced humankind’s dependence on fire has waned,

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