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6 Tips for Camping in the Rain

The Fall is right around the corner and it’s one of our favorite times to get outside in the Pacific Northwest.  The burn bans get lifted, the crowds get smaller and the sweltering summer heat starts to subside.  As great as it is, if you’re planning a trip in the fall, you have to be
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Survival Gear : Vehicle EDC Kit

What is a Vehicle EDC Kit? EDC (everyday carry) is a term for essential items, or tools that you carry on your person to assist you with daily tasks.  Essentially your vehicle EDC kit should consist of tools and supplies that augment your personal EDC items.  These are items that will come in handy during
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Survival Basics : The Rule of Threes

If you plan on spending any time in the outdoors, you should probably have a basic understanding of the “Rule of Threes”. The Rule of Threes is a foundation for assessing and prioritizing a survival plan based on a general understanding of your body’s basic physiological needs. The Rule Of Threes 1. You can survive
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How To Chop Wood With a Knife : Batoning

What is Batoning? Batoning is a survival and bushcraft technique that can be used as an alternative to traditionally chopping wood with an axe, or a hatchet.  Batoning can be extremely useful for getting to the dry core of a log when making firewood in wet environments. Why not just bring a hatchet? Safety, energy
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