OUTDOOR, HIKING, BACKPACKING,...
Why solo adventures in nature make you stronger
A Long-Term Survival Guide - Improvised Camp Equipment
Wilderness Survival, Tracking, Nature, Wilderness Mind
Deep woods cabin; one man, his tools, and a camera on a tripod We remember watching Alone in the Woods years ago on Public Television. It’s a story of a self-sufficient man named [Dick Proenneke] who loved the outdoors and decided to live alone in the Alaskan wilderness. It’s a remarkable story made more so by the film footage he made to document his experience .
AOJ Outdoors Tip - Eliminate Yellow Jackets With This Non-Toxic Homemade Yellow Jacket Trap! My grandpa turned me onto this sure-fire yellow jacket eliminator about 50 years ago when I was just a youngster. I've observed its efficiency in removing all the yellow jackets from our campsite in a matter of a single day and before the week was over the entire campground was free of these hostile pests that make camping and other outdoor activities miserable.
By Bob Wells March, 2011 No matter how small a house or apartment you live in, it is hard on the environment. First, the huge amount of material required to build a house has to be produced, at an enormous price to the planet. Living in a Tent in the Desert
To start off you need a decent chain saw, I really like Huskys or Husquevarnas : 12" to 16 " bar chain saws. They are dependable, easy to use, and cut really well! Make a Big Teepee from Cedar Trees
Converting Your Cell Phone Into A Survival Tool
Survival of the Fittest: Your Cell Phone - 1/3/2013 A great infographic on how you can use parts from your cell phone as survival tools in the event of a zombie apocolypse or similar. In the event that the inevitable zombie apocalypse/nuclear fallout/insert-disaster-here comes, we all need to know how to survive. Your Google phone may not have service, but with a little ingenuity, it will save your life in a number of ways. Check out this fascinating infographic that will give you step by step instructions on other ways your phone - and its parts - can be used in an emergency.
U.S. Army Survival Manual FM 21-76 - EQUIPPED TO SURVIVE (tm)
Here are some more of the Murphy’s Laws of Camping I’ve found. I’m sure you can relate to some of these common situations. You gotta love camping! Read some of these camping lessons and laugh off the bitter sweet misery that camping always seems to entail. Murphy's Laws of Camping: Funny Camping Lessons
Go Green projects
Winter Camping Winter conditions can exist at any time of the year!
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-12862" title="plants" src="http://content.artofmanliness.com/uploads//2010/10/plants.jpg" alt="" width="289" height="421" /> So you’re stranded in the wilderness. You consumed the last nub of your Clif Bar two days ago, and now you’re feeling famished. Civilization is still several days away, and you need to keep up your strength. The greenery all around you is looking more and more appetizing. But what to nibble on?
10 Outdoor Gear Essentials <img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-13708" title="hiker" src="http://content.artofmanliness.com/uploads//2010/11/hiker.jpg" alt="" width="328" height="500" /> Every man has a different idea of what constitutes a “necessity” when venturing out into the wilderness. For one man, a fire source and a good blade may be all that is required, while for the next, GPS and a full outdoor kitchen setup might be considered indispensable. While experienced hikers, climbers, and other adventurous sorts most likely have their packing list down to a science, those who are just beginning to branch out into the wilderness can certainly benefit from a standard, universal checklist. Cue the Ten Essentials. The Ten Essentials and the Ten Essentials (Systems Approach)