Field Craft

April 20, 2023

Foraging For Morel Mushrooms

Treasured by foodies for its spongy texture and earthy flavor, the morel is the Holy

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September 15, 2022

Kitting Out a Survival Capsule

Around the age of 19 and just before the Y2K craze, I learned of the website of my

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May 19, 2022

Bear-Proofing for the Backcountry

Danger Ranger Bear here. I wanted to spend a few minutes sharing some thoughts with

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January 13, 2022

The Warning Signs of Hypothermia

Temperatures are dropping, and snow is blanketing many of our favorite trails and

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September 30, 2021

Diving for Spiny Lobster

The California Spiny Lobster (Panulirus interruptus) Hunt. As I crawl along the

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April 29, 2021

Campsite Selection

“Location, location, location.” It’s the expression commonly used in real

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February 5, 2021


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

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June 18, 2020

Slingshot 101

When I was a child, my father made me my first slingshot. It was underpowered by

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Hot beverage on the trail January 23, 2020

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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November 21, 2019

Finding & Making Fire with Fatwood

In this article, we are going to discuss one of the oldest fire-starting sources

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