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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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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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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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Bushcraft & Survival Uses For The Dry Bag.

Bushcraft & Survival Uses For The Dry Bag. The dry bag is a versatile piece of equipment for bushcraft, survival and outdoors. It has more uses then just keeping clothes dry for kayaking and canoeing. Here are over 16 uses for the dry bag. 1. Survival kit bag. A dry bag can be part of your bushcraft and…

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How To Tie The Bowline Knot

How To Tie The Bowline Knot. A bowline knot is used to tie a fixed loop. The bowline can be used in bushcraft, survival and camping, like to attach guy lines around a webbing loop, or grommet on a tarp or tent. Also the bowline can be used as part of a hammock system. The bowline can be…

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