Category Archives: Survival Tactics

Blazing trails

  In my previous blog post I went over things I keep in my pack to help me survive an unexpected extended stay in the woods. Following that post one would expect a post about food, water, shelter, or how … Continue reading

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Pack Review Time

With fall quickly approaching, when I’m out in the wild the most, it’s time to go through my “kit”. My kit is reference to my pack and its contents. Like the “rule” of replacing the battery in your smoke detectors … Continue reading

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Water tablets

On the subject of water purification, lets look at water purification tablets. You have 3 days accordingly to the rule of 3’s. (previous post) So, you have 3 days to find a clean water source. For me, boiling is the … Continue reading

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Hot water

Boiling water is the most effective way to purify water due to biological contaminants. Getting sick at home from contaminated water, near medical help, may just be a nuisance. Out in the wild is another consideration. Dehydration is a huge … Continue reading

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Raspberry cobbler

Every summer I look forward to the harvesting of fresh berries, typically blackberries. Living in an urban setting, they are usually easily found on public land where my only competition is the birds. Being now in a more country setting, … Continue reading

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Fire Bundles

Fire bundles are a great way get a fire going. I like to use natural resources to get my fires going. Of course its always fun to use a fire steel instead of a match or lighter. I will gather … Continue reading

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