July 2013

Post image for How To Create A Handy Zip-Pull For Your Rucksacks And Travel Luggage

  In this video I’d like to share with you a simple tip. It’s something I like to apply to all my rucksacks, all my luggage, bags and the like – anything that I use that has any sort of zip-pull on it. The type of thing I mean is where you have a zip-pull […] Read more...

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Post image for Wildlife From The Water: Looking Nature In The Eye

When people talk of the canoe allowing you to get close to nature, you’d be forgiven for thinking of extended trips deep into the heart of the Canadian wilderness. It’s true that the ability to paddle a canoe gains you access to wild country difficult or impossible to access on foot. It’s also true that […] Read more...

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Post image for How To Secure Any Draw-Cord Closure

  Watch this video in the Tips & Tricks series to see how to secure any draw-cord closure. Here I share a simple method of applying a really easy knot to make any draw-string closure – on stuff sacks, compression sacks or rucksacks for example – much more secure than relying only on the cord-lock. Read more...

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Post image for Indigenous Methods Of Fish Preparation

Many people who enjoy bushcraft and camping have also enjoyed fish cooked over a campfire. There are many clever – yet often quite simple – methods of suspending a fish over a fire in a way which ensures it is cooked to perfection. One such method has become well known in bushcraft circles in the […] Read more...

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