May 22, 2020
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) has a bad reputation for leaving terrible stings on unsuspecting hikers who brush up against it. Despite its sting, nettle is an edible, medicinal, and all-around useful plant!
May 14, 2020
These firestarters are made by stuffing natural tinders into an egg-carton and covering them with beeswax. It's so simple and they work great, catching fire quickly and burning long and slow.
May 7, 2020
I just finished reading Justin Barbour’s Man and Dog: Through the Newfoundland Wilderness and it's a fantastic book! It’s a great story and the book is packed with helpful lessons about backcountry travel.