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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

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Dismantling the Sawyer Mini and the Lifestraw water filters…what’s inside?

The Sawyer Mini water filter is a sealed cartridge with no way of getting to the inside without cutting into it.  I was kinda looking forward to the day my Sawyer Mini water filter expired so I could take it apart and see the guts of it, maybe make some modifications, hah...  After discovering this … Continue reading Dismantling the Sawyer Mini and the Lifestraw water filters…what’s inside?