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Debris Shelter in the dark

I am always testing thoughts and theories that may apply to me. One of those theories is being to operate in the dark, in the woods. For me, I’m not lost in the woods until its well after dark. Even … Continue reading

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Dove hunting fun

Dove season rolls around again. Since there’s only about three states that allow dove hunting, some of you may not get to enjoy the experience. Fortunately Virginia has allows dove hunting. The season opens in September and marks the beginning … Continue reading

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Shelter options

Having shelter ready to go is a must. By the rule of 3’s, you only have 3 hours to survive without shelter. Of course that’s all situation dependant. In the summer shelter may not be so critical to have in … Continue reading

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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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