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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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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How To Tie A Double Fisherman’s Knot

How To Tie A Double Fisherman’s Knot. The double fisherman’s knot is a popular knot and used for joining two lines or ropes together. It also useful for bushcraft and survival. As the knot can also be used for tying lanyards and making loops with the one piece of cordage. How to tie a double fisherman’s knot. 1.…

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How To Tie A Fisherman’s Knot

How To Tie A Fisherman’s Knot. The fisherman’s knot is used to connect two lines together. It can be tied quickly and also be used to make a loop between the two lines. The knot consists of basically tying two overhand knots. Below are two versions of how to tie the fisherman's knot. The first one has minimal…

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How To Tie A TautLine Hitch

How To Tie A Taut-Line Hitch. The taut-line hitch is another good knot to know for bushcraft, survival and camping. It is easily adjustable and can slide up or down the line, however when it is under load, it will hold fast. (Similar to a prusik knot.) A taut-line hitch can be used to help setup and adjust…

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How To Tie A Timber Hitch

How To Tie A Timber Hitch. The timber hitch is used for attaching a rope to a pole, or structure. One of its early uses, was to help it move logs, hence its name. A timber hitch is quick and easy to tie and untie, even after a heavy load. It is a good knot, or hitch to…

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