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
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?
This idea isn't new but I thought it was worth posting. What I particularly like about the Aurora Magnesium Ferro Rod is the fact it stores in its own sealable container. This might be handy if you live in an area where the salt-air is on the highside. Not only that, but it's got Magnesium … Continue reading Aurora Magnesium Firestarter
The Ontario SP46 Gen II Knife, designed by Dan Maragni, is a full tang flat grind knife made of 5160 high carbon steel with a generously sized Kraton grip (there is also a Sabre grind version of the knife labeled the SP47.) Both knives are large bellied knives and are also called "Pig Skinners." The … Continue reading Ontario SP46 Knife Review…