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Survival Fit?

Something that is rarely addressed in the survival community or on forums is the need to stay fit as an integral part of your preparedness plans. This is especially true when you are a traveler, spending inordinate amounts of time sitting in terminals, taxis, buses, or in meetings along with constantly eating in restaurants. What’s… Continue >>>

Knife-Only Survival Course, August 19-20, 2017, Class FULL

No tent, no matches, no sleeping bag- No Problem! This our signature course and the one that we took actor Emile Hirsch on to prepare for his role in the film “Into the Wild.”  If you have ever questioned your ability to live in the wilderness with a minimum of gear then join us for… Continue >>>

Three Key Outdoor Survival Skills to Learn

Three Key Outdoor Survival Skills to Learn

Three Hallmark Outdoor Skills There are a plethora of wilderness skills and topics to learn depending on your interests, whether mountaineering, canoeing, fly-fishing, or hunting. The bushcraft and survival realm are no different. Like studying a martial art, each field has its own set of basics and I’ve listed what I consider to be the… Continue >>>

Newly updated book, Survival Q & A is now available.

Survival Q & A is a second edition with a newly updated cover. Can you really get water in the desert from a solar still? Should you ever attempt to suture a wound, Rambo style, in the backcountry? What is the best treatment for a rattlesnake bite? How do you distinguish cougar tracks from dog… Continue >>>

DIY Dog House Plans

Most Rez dogs spend their lives under open skies and have to contend with extreme temps and lack of food. There’s nothing like a Rez dog- loyal to the core, hardy, trail-savvy, and so grateful for a helping hand. My best trail dogs and companions have all been Rez dogs I rescued over the years… Continue >>>

Cold-Weather Firemaking Challenge or How to Prevent Hypothermia

Cold-Weather Survival Firemaking Challenge This is something I do with my students in my winter survival classes and quite frequently in my backyard when the snow is coming down. It is -1 degrees today in Flagstaff so it seemed like a good time to practice. It’s one thing to start a survival fire under controlled… Continue >>>

Two new books by Mors Kochanski

I opened the mail recently and was thrilled to receive two autographed books from Mors Kochanski and Randy Breeuwsma of Karamat. These are gems that every woodsman should have. A lifetime of study and application permeates his works and his books are the most dog-eared manuals in my library. Both are available on Amazon or… Continue >>>

Interview with Mors Kochanski is Now Available in the Backwoodsman Magazine

I’m thrilled to say that the interview I conducted with Master Bushman Mors Kochanski is now available in the latest issue of Backwoodsman Magazine found at bookstores and online. In it, Mors discusses his childhood growing up in Canada using traditional bushcraft skills, his love of books and research, and tips for aspiring woodsman. Few… Continue >>>

Rigging Tarps and Ponchos for Survival Shelters

  Whether it’s for camping or survival, a lightweight tarp can be a trusty friend. I use one regularly for sleeping out, coping with a brief storm on a dayhike, or when I’m shade-hungry in the desert. In addition to a Heatsheet in my shirt pocket, I always carry a small 6’x8′ blue tarp in… Continue >>>

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2532 N 4th St, PMB #313
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004-3712
928-526-2552
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Survival Fit?

Something that is rarely addressed in the survival community or on forums is the need to stay fit as an integral part of your preparedness plans. This is especially true when you are a traveler, spending inordinate amounts of time sitting in terminals, taxis, buses, or in meetings along with constantly eating in restaurants. What’s… Continue >>>

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