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Building an organizer shelf system around a tree – (water container shelf) Primitive technology skills

You'll see me building the first shelf that will hold my rain water container up higher off the ground to allow for unattended drainage though the sawyer mini water filter I use along with my own DIY carbon filter I made... Sometimes when I set up camp, I cannot find a place to set something … Continue reading Building an organizer shelf system around a tree – (water container shelf) Primitive technology skills

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How to make a Tarp Tipi / Teepee Survival Tent Shelter – Backpacking

Make a single pole tarp tipi - teepee tent shelter from a 12 x 16' tarp or similar aspect ratio sized tarp. I show how to make this teepee that requires only 1 single wood pole (or a trekking pole)... You can use other sized tarps to make the tipi bigger or smaller, but try … Continue reading How to make a Tarp Tipi / Teepee Survival Tent Shelter – Backpacking

How to prevent Chiggers and Bites

How to Avoid Chigger Bites Three Parts: Avoiding Areas with Chiggers * Keeping Chiggers Off Your Body *Keeping a Chigger-Free Yard Chiggers, or red bugs, are not insects, but rather the larva of mites. Chiggers can be found in outdoor areas similar to those inhabited by ticks. Unlike tick bites, chigger bites are unlikely to … Continue reading How to prevent Chiggers and Bites