It’s nice to know, that IF something should go wrong in the great outdoors (and there is plenty that can) – I have the survival training to be able to make do with what is presented to me.
It’s really easy to load yourself up to the point where you struggle to lift the pack anymore. But what are the Bushcraft Essentials, what do you really need as a bare minimum?
While it’s important to have the proper equipment on you when the need arises, it’s even more important to know how this equipment fits within the Survival Priorities that arise in a survival situation.
Heading right to the tip of the Coromandel.
Heaven on Earth? Quite possibly. And we got to spend 2 weeks there!
Some of you may remember my earlier article about the Mystery Ranch Crewcab – a great modular pack that fit’s the Mystery NICE Frame system – well – here is another. The Mystery Ranch Mountain Ruck.
When I was a kid sleeping bags were only used for staying over at a friend’s house, so with childhood innocence I thought they were all the same; right? How wrong I was…
The Hazard 4 Poncho Villa is a very cool modern take on a traditional waterproof garment.
The Svord 370BB. Beautiful looks, razor edge, patina’s in the most wonderful way. This, paired with a smaller pocket knife is going to cover 95% of all tasks you might need in the bush.
How did it all end up so heavy? It all starts innocently enough. Wanting to get out into the great wilderness to take some photos. Of course, I wanted a decent camera and well, several lenses and of course, I needed to take a tripod with me and a timer and a flash for in-fill.…