The Basics of Footcare In The Field

the basics of footcare in the field

Footcare should become a priority to those that spend a great deal of time in the outdoors. After all, your feet are perhaps the most important part of your engine, and they carry you wherever you need to go. Here is an introduction to footcare in the field.

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Maintaining And Repairing Your Gear For Wilderness Worry-Free Travel

maintaining and repairing your gear for wilderness worry free travel

If you don’t properly care for and maintain your gear, even expensive gear won’t serve you well for long.

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Dealing With Bees In The Wilderness

dealing with bees in the wilderness

Strength in numbers is a clichéd expression, yet it’s still vitally important when discussing organisms that can possibly kill you on contact. The enemies in question are bees, and they can be one of the most underestimated adversaries you face in the great outdoors or even in your very own backyard.

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Top Tips You Should Know About Backcountry Nutrition

Top Tips You Should Know About Backcountry Nutrition

Backcountry travel has a way of showing us how our daily lives are killing us with too much comfort. In the great outdoors, you carry your home on your back, each day you have to dress as Mother Nature tells you to, and showers become a luxury compared to “back home.”

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How To Pick A Proper Wilderness Campsite

How To Pick A Proper Wilderness Campsite

Anyone who has ever spent a night under a tent in the great outdoors should be more or less familiar with the basic standard for choosing a wilderness campsite. Nothing beats a rewarding day out in nature, and having a safe place to lay your head down at night is mandatory to start fresh the next day.

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Basic Recommendations For The Woodswoman In Your Life

Woodswoman in the mountains

It has been nearly two hours since we left camp. The aspen trees rustle in the ravine below us as we walk in the shadow of a desolate rock ridge. There are no brushwood or trees on this barren trail. It will be another mile before we are cloaked by the forest. The rest of the crew are coming up behind us with more equipment. I think my bladder shall burst.

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Land Navigation Using a Map and a compass

Navigation using a map and compass

Navigation is the process of finding one’s present position and then determining the best route to follow to reach a distant goal. We do that today every time we get into our car and pull out of the driveway. Succesful land navigation requires a map and a compass and most importantly, knowledge to use these survival tools.

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How To Stay Cool While Camping In Hot Weather

Stay cool doring summer camping

Going camping in hot weather comes with essential benefits. From enjoying warm, pleasant outdoor activities to feeling happier and healthier, there’s something good to look forward to when camping out in the summer. But, it also has a downside, that is, your inability to enjoy your shelter because of the hot temperature.

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Mountain Travel Recommendations

Mountain Travel Recommendations

Up here, the shortest distance between two points is a route you really don’t want to travel. It’s called straight down the fall line, and you generally arrive at your unintended destination with an assortment of lacerations and fractures.

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