Tag Archives: Camping

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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Winter camping

I like to test my gear in the back yard, but what good is having the equipment just to pack it away and never use it. It is easy enough to be a fair weather outdoorsman and wait for perfect … Continue reading

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Solo Stove test on the back porch

The solo stove, its high tech version of a “hobo” stove. Hobo stoves were usually constructed with tin cans and used about any natural fuel source to cook with. I have made more traditional “hobo” stoves in the past. They … Continue reading

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Sawing logs

Sawing logs, the actual cutting of wood not taking a snooze. The ability to cut wood has a couple purposes. Being able to build something and firewood are probably the 2 big purposes. With the modern day, you just buy … Continue reading

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