How-To Articles

August 5, 2009

Assembling Your Own Wilderness First Aid Kit

In the middle of the forest, you’re on your own.   This demands your respect

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photo2c July 17, 2009

Navigation Tips and Techniques with Brunton and Suunto

Take a few moments to jump in and learn some compass navigations tips and tricks and

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July 11, 2009

Deyhdrating Simple and Light Backpacking Meals

Here’s a great DIY article about making your own deyhrated meals for camping

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June 3, 2009

The 12 Gauge Uber Tamer

“How to take a basic utility shotgun and turn it into a handy and durable camp and

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March 1, 2009

Twenty Cold Weather Tips

Editor’s note:  Marty Simon, owner of the Wilderness Learning Center in

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February 21, 2009

Zipper Pull Survival

One of the toughest things about emergencies is having the things you need, when you

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February 12, 2009

Do It Yourself Mini Forge

Years ago I had a small coal forge that I used for knife making and various other

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January 21, 2009

How To Make A .45 Caliber Candle

A lot of folks carry around tea-candles and birthday type candles for fire starting

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January 21, 2009

How To Make A Match–Part 2

It seems that our resident Mr. DIY, Luke Causey, inspires others to follow his

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January 20, 2009

How To Make Char Cloth

A lot has been mentioned lately about using “flint and steel” for

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