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How to Start Beekeeping in 8 Easy Steps

Bees have been pollinating flowers around the world since the beginning of time, and humans started beekeeping as early as 5000 BC. Over the past seven thousand plus years, beekeeping has only become easier and more efficient, meaning that even you can become a beekeeper. If you’ve found this post it means that you at …

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Complete Guide to the Best Bushcraft Packs

Bushcraft enthusiasts know the importance of preparedness before heading out on a trip to the wilderness. Sure, it’s all about your own survival skills when you’re out there, but good advance planning is always recommended. One of the important gear to carry with you when you head out is a strong, roomy, and heavy-duty backpack …

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The Best Bushcraft Tent for You: the 6 Best Bushcraft Tents on the Market

American bushcraft dates hundreds of years to the first explorers and adventurers, both European and Native American. However, all aspects of bushcraft living have come a long way since then, none more so than bushcraft tents. Original bushcraft tents included teepes, lean-tos, and speedily constructed structures made out of tarps, leaves, and anything else available. …

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The Complete Guide to Bushcraft Cooking Gear

What is Bushcraft Gear? Bushcraft gear, also known as survival gear, includes items that are necessary for survival in the wilderness, from dense forests to frozen mountains. Common examples of bushcraft gear include fire starters, knives, load carrying gear, water carriers, and navigation equipment. The essence of bushcraft lies in using the most primitive survival …

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Beginner’s Guide on Fire Pistons and How To Use Them

Fire was first discovered in the Early Stone Age, approximately 400,000 years ago. It has been an essential part of human survival ever since. Of all the survival skills that young Cub Scouts and Eagle Scouts are taught, quickly building fires is possibly the most important of the lot. It lets you cook food, purify …

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Beginner’s Guide to Ferro Rods & How to Use Them

I can still remember sitting in front of my fireplace with a ball of torn paper strips, a magnesium rod, and a Ferro rod fire starter. I would shave a little of the magnesium bar onto the paper and then try my best to shower sparks onto the magnesium using the included striker. I was …

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The Complete Prepper Checklist

How can you be ready for when SHTF if you don’t have a prepper checklist? There are basic prepping supplies that everyone should have on hand for when times get tough.  Our preppers list is going to cover everything you need to stay safe, healthy, and secure while surviving a crisis situation. We’re covering everything …

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Urban Bug Out Bags: What They Are, Why You Need One, and How to Pack One

An urban bug out bag may not be something you’ve ever heard of or considered owning. But if you live in an urban setting, you should know that bugging out isn’t something you do only in rural areas. A city can be the worst place to be in when a disaster strikes. You not only …

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How to Tie the Double Bowline Knot

The Double Bowline Knot is sometimes used as a “tie-in”, to attach the rope to the climber’s harness. The Double Bowline has the same strength as a figure eight knot but is simpler to tie. As the rope wraps around twice, the double bowline knot is more secure than a regular bowline knot. The Double Bowline knot has been …

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Schrade Shovel Saw Combo Review

A quality shovel and saw are two of the most important tools for long-term survival, no matter the situation. Although you can certainly buy a shovel and saw separately, the Schrade Shovel Saw Combo combines these two essential survival tools into a single package. Not only is this two-in-one shovel/saw surprisingly versatile, but it`s remarkably …

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How To Tie The Girth Hitch

Like a lot of knots, the Girth Hitch goes by multiple names, some of them mistakenly applied. Although it’s also used as a synonym for the Cow Hitch and the Lanyard Hitch, here we’re focusing on the related but distinct tie-off also widely called (especially by climbers and arborists) the Girth Hitch; other names include …

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