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

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The Skivvy Clothing Roll – Backpacking Tip

The Skivvy Roll Pack Is The Ultimate Bugout Must Have By Nelson The Marines have nailed down the ultimate method for efficient packing…and it’s called the skivvy roll pack. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a pack of essential clothing: a shirt, underwear and pair of socks, all rolled up into a “clothing pill”. It’s … Continue reading The Skivvy Clothing Roll – Backpacking Tip

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53 Bushwhacking Tips for Off-Trail Navigation

53 Bushwhacking Tips for Off-Trail Navigation Philip Werner Advanced Backpacking Skills, Navigation and Trip Planning  Bushwhacking is a form of off-trail navigation through forested areas, so-called because the trees and ground vegetation whack back when you try to push through them. While expertise with a map and compass is a prerequisite skill to become an … Continue reading 53 Bushwhacking Tips for Off-Trail Navigation