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We Are Getting Known

We Are Getting Known

I got an email late Tuesday about ranking my YouTube channel. Surprisingly, I was named number 42 in the ranking of the Top 40 Bushcraft YouTube Channels. But Bill, how is that even possible? Even though it is the Top 40, they list the upcoming videos and rank them. The ranking is as follows (because…

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Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Lately I’ve been doing some deeper reading into ancient medicine. It was not surprising to come across several articles on a sweat lodge and its benefits. As I finished the text, I was taken back to my youth in which I participated in a very small sweat lodge ceremony. The tenants consisted of the elder,…

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The An Introduction to the Atlatl

The An Introduction to the Atlatl

Being fascinated by Anthropology since I was a child, one of the things that amazes me is the primitive technology, especially around weapons. Bows and arrows, spears, the atlatl, rabbit sticks… Wait, what?! An atl what ll? I had seen sketches and images of spears being thrown at wooly mammoths as well as other animals.…

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Bushcraft Knife Tips And Techniques

Bushcraft Knife Tips And Techniques

Bushcraft Knife Tips And Techniques Do you know what the term bushcraft means? You might have heard this term many times from adventure-junkies, campers and knife enthusiasts because it is a popular word for wilderness survival skills. The exact definition is stated as a skill in matters pertaining to life in the wilderness (bush). Bushcraft…

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Field Hygiene – Combat Wipes Review

Field Hygiene – Combat Wipes Review

  Hygiene is one of the most overlooked necessities in the field. Whether you are camping, hiking, fighting, hunting, or just taking a stroll, your body requires certain levels of cleanliness in order to not be a petri dish for bacteria and disease. This is where Combat Wipes come into play. According to the packaging…

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When Is The Best Time To Go Camping

When Is The Best Time To Go Camping

If you are planning to go camping, it is necessary for you to consider the climate and the temperature in the area. Poor weather can affect your camping experience and may dampen the enthusiasm of being outdoors. Local and international tourists are choosing camping for leisure in Australia. The 2017 data released by Tourism Research…

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A New Old Journey

A New Old Journey

A New Old Journey Over the past several months, I have been doing some inner reflection. Some may say I have been trying to find myself. While that may be true, I realized that like everyone else, I am on a journey. I took a job many years ago that led me down the path…

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Review – Legacy Food Storage

Review – Legacy Food Storage

I have alway enjoyed giving new products a try. It could be because I like to eat but I especially enjoy it when Food Storage companies ask me to do a review. That was the case for Legacy Food Storage and I am VERY happy that I accepted their Premium Food items. For starters, they…

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Why Two Tip Tuesday?

Why Two Tip Tuesday?

Most of you have seen or at least heard about Two Tip Tuesday. This is the weekly video show I put out every Tuesday at 6:00pm Eastern. Whether rain or shine or snow and regardless of whether I feel like it or not, I try to bring you tips that I have uncovered, discovered, or…

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8 tips for fishing in bad weather conditions

8 tips for fishing in bad weather conditions

8 Tips for Fishing in Bad Weather Conditions The earth consists of two pressurized environments (Air & Water). Sensible weather, the day-to-day weather that we experience every day is one of many factors that affects fishing as well as our daily lives. Weather changes are caused by atmospheric changes in pressure (barometric pressure) driven by…

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5 Tips for Winter Camping

5 Tips for Winter Camping

We’ve got another great guest post for you this time. In this one, we have Melanie from Ardent Footsteps talking to us about 5 Tips for Winter Camping. 5 Tips for Winter Camping   Source: https://sectionhiker.com/winter-camping-for-beginners-amc-instructional-trip/ Believe it or not – camping in the cold winter season is possible and is, in fact, a truly…

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Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review In each of my kits, I house a type of shelter. In one it is a tarp and in another, I keep a drum liner. While there is nothing wrong with using a drum liner for shelter, the Pike Trail Pocket Blanket is now replacing this for a shelter item.…

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Review: Loftek LED Portable Floodlight

Review: Loftek LED Portable Floodlight

I continually look for new gear and while I work towards knowledge as opposed to my dependence on the “new shiny toys”, there are some things I just have to have. Enter the Loftek LED Portable Floodlight. Yes, Floodlight. This little 1.6 pound brick is loaded with a 15w LED bulb that is bright enough…

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10 Most Important Survival Items

10 Most Important Survival Items

I am pleased to bring you another great guest post. This time the Top 10 Most Important Survival Items from Rebecca Crawford at HikingMastery.com. Top 10 Most Important Survival Items in a Traveler’s Kit We all know that it is important to stay prepared and safe when you are traveling, especially while hiking, backpacking, or…

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What You Need To Know About Bowhunting

What You Need To Know About Bowhunting

We have another GREAT guest post! This time from Mitchell Wood of Muskethunting.com. He brings us a post on “What You Need To Know About Bowhunting”. Read on. What You Need To Know About Bowhunting Bowhunting requires careful planning especially if you want to shot your desired game. If you want to hunt for fun,…

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10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain

10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain

WOW! We have had some great posts lately and Shawn Michaels’ is no exception. Check out his article on Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain. 10 Survival Tips for Camping in the Rain Camping is one of the most desired forms of adventure. It is also a way to identify one’s ability to manage…

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