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…

Continue Reading How To Use Ranger Beads

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.…

Continue Reading 10 Bushcraft Survival Items I Don’t Regret Buying

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.  …

Continue Reading How to use emergency whistle

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…

Continue Reading Water Bottle Bag Survival Kit

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…

Continue Reading Camouflage Concealment Principles

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…

Continue Reading Bushcraft and Survival Kit Ideas

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…

Continue Reading Survival Keychain Options

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…

Continue Reading Bushcraft Survival Kit Billy Can

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…

Continue Reading How To Wrap A Tomahawk Or Axe Handle With Paracord

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…

Continue Reading Flint and Steel Troubleshooting

The difference between flint & steel, ferro rod, magnesium bar

The difference between flint & steel, ferrocerium rod and magnesium bar fire starter. With the many bushcraft fire-lighting tools around, it can be a bit confusing about the names and correct terms of each one. In some outdoor YouTube channels and survival shows, there seems to be a misunderstanding about what fire lighting tools are what. Some shows…

Continue Reading The difference between flint & steel, ferro rod, magnesium bar

How To Store Your Paracord And Ridgeline

Bushcraft - How To Store Your Paracord And Ridgeline Easily. Knots and tangles in your paracord and cordage can be frustrating. So in this article we will cover, how to store your paracord and ridgeline easily, by coiling a hank of paracord. This is a great way to keep the paracord, or your ridgeline tangle free. It also…

Continue Reading How To Store Your Paracord And Ridgeline

Improvised Pillows For Camping

Improvised Pillows For Camping And The Outdoors. While the inflatable pillow doesn’t take up much room in our sleep system, sometimes we might forget to pack it. Or the inflatable pillow might get a puncture and go flat. Perhaps we want to go ultralight, or no extra room in our pack and not take a pillow. Maybe we…

Continue Reading Improvised Pillows For Camping

Hot Water Bottle Test

Hot Water Bottle Test For The Outdoors. I recently wrote about, the hot water bottle, in which it can add some extra warmth in the sleeping bag, for the cold outdoor nights. It is another tool to know for bushcraft and survival. From writing the article, “Bushcraft tips, the hot water bottle.” it grew my interest to see…

Continue Reading Hot Water Bottle Test

Bushcraft Tip Hot Water Bottles

Bushcraft and Survival Tip - Hot Water Bottles For A Warmer Sleep. A great way to boost the warmth at night time out in the woods is, by using a hot water bottle. A metal water bottle heated up and placed in a sock, then in the sleeping bag, or wool blanket, creates a nice warmth on those…

Continue Reading Bushcraft Tip Hot Water Bottles