How To Use Ranger Beads

How To Use Ranger Beads. Pace counting beads, also called Ranger beads are a way to keep track of the distance travelled. They are useful when navigating for backpackers, military, army cadets, scouts, and another skill to learn for bushcraft and survival use. Below is more specific detail on how to use Ranger beads. But for a rough…

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10 Bushcraft Survival Items I Don’t Regret Buying

10 Useful Bushcraft & Survival Items, That I Don’t Regret Buying. Over the years I have tested a few bushcraft and survival items. Some items have been excellent and stood the test of time. Other equipment have failed poorly and I regret buying them. Here are my useful 10 bushcraft and survival items that I don’t regret buying.…

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How to use emergency whistle

How To Use An Emergency Whistle. A whistle is a useful item to have in a wilderness emergency situation. While you can certainly call out for help, it is only a matter of time before you strain your voice. So carrying and knowing how to use emergency whistle is important tool in your bushcraft and survival skills.  …

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Water Bottle Bag Survival Kit

Canteen Pouch & Water Bottle Bag Survival Kit. One issue with a lot of bushcraft and survival kits is, they neglect the water element (And shelter.) of survival. Most kits can easy hold a few fire lighting tools and cutting devices, but water is harder to carry because it can be heavy and bulky.  This is where the…

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Camouflage Concealment Principles

9 Camouflage & Concealment Principles For Hunting, Bushcraft & Survival. And How To Avoid Mistakes Of Being Seen. Camouflage and concealment principles are not just for the military, but also useful for bushcraft and survival skills. As they teach awareness that can help for hunting, trapping and acquiring food. Knowledge on how to use camouflage and concealment, can…

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Mora Garberg Knife Review

Mora Garberg Knife Review. In this Mora Garberg knife review, I put it through its paces and see how it performs. The Garberg is a fixed blade knife with a full tang and Scandi-grind profile. The Mora (Morakniv.) Garberg is available in carbon steel and stainless. I ordered the stainless steel blade as I wanted to use it…

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Bushcraft and Survival Kit Ideas

Bushcraft and Survival Kit Ideas. In this article I will cover some bushcraft and survival kit ideas. Which is more focused on items that can be carried in belt pouches, waist bags and haversacks, etc. Rather than the items in a backpack. The advantage of this is there might be more of a chance having the equipment with…

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Sleeping Bag Tips

Sleeping Bag Tips. Getting the most out of your sleeping bag and taking care of it, can be easy with these simple ideas. In this article we will cover some sleeping bag tips, like how to store a sleeping bag, how to stuff a sleeping bag and the best way to stay warm in a sleeping bag, etc.…

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Survival Keychain Options

Survival Keychain Options. Can what we put on our keychain, help with an emergency wilderness survival situation? Obviously the keychain and our pockets are limited on size with what we can realistically carry. So is it worth attaching some survival items to the keyring, or is it just a novelty token that has no real value? The survival…

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Bushcraft Survival Kit Billy Can

Bushcraft and Survival Kit Billy Can. A container that can help boil water is essential. So the billy tin, or bush pot is ideal and it can double up to hold survival items as well. The humble billy pot can be an excellent way to carry your bushcraft and survival kit. It is sturdy enough to protect and…

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How To Wrap A Tomahawk Or Axe Handle With Paracord

How To Wrap A Tomahawk, Or Axe Handle With Paracord. Wrapping the handle of a tomahawk, axe, or hatchet with some paracord has many advantages. It can protect the handle a little bit from a missed strike, where the handle might get marks or nicks in the wood. The paracord also makes the handle less slippery. It makes…

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Camping Tips

Twenty Camping Tips.  Here are some camping tips to help make life a bit easier for the family campers, beginners and the outdoor camping fans. While this article isn’t about bushcraft skills, or aimed at hikers, woodsman, there might be a few tips that may interest them as well. In no particular order, here are twenty camping tips:…

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DIY Homemade Toilet Bucket

How to make a DIY homemade toilet bucket. For camping, when you need to go, you can just dig a hole and do your business and cover it back in with the dirt. But, what happens if the sewage goes down at home? With the recent COVID 19 pandemic, the chances of the sewage system clogging up are…

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Toilet paper alternatives

Toilet paper alternatives for home and the outdoors. For most of us toilet paper is an essential and everyday item. What most of us don’t know is there are plenty of toilet paper options from all over the world. Here are some toilet paper alternative ideas. Some options are for the city and suburban residents, who have been…

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Flint and Steel Troubleshooting

Flint and Steel Troubleshooting. The flint and steel is a great fire-lighting tool, however, it can have a learning curve. While the flint and steel isn’t quite as particular as friction fire, the process from spark to flame needs some steps and structure, otherwise it may not work. All the phases don’t have to be perfect. However, if…

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