How To Start A Fire With Wet Wood

The weather will never be perfect each time you’re tasked with creating a campfire. From personal experience, there has always been some time of moisture, dew, or downpour of rain that can determine the difficulty of my campfire building. If you have ever tried to start a fire in the rain, you know how difficult … Read more

How Far Can A Bear Smell? Scary Far.

Bears have a fantastic sense of smell. Weather, odor type, and bear breed are all factors that might influence this amazing land animals odor. In most circumstances, bears can detect scents from up to 12 miles away. Continue reading to learn more about how far a bear can smell, how various sorts of bears can … Read more

Can You Eat Moss as a Food Source? 6 Mosses Identified

Can you eat moss? You can eat moss that grows wild in forests, fields, and other natural places. However, only a handful of types of edible moss growth are safe enough for consumption. Many are very toxic and poisonous. Even edible moss have to undergo proper preparation to avoid illness. The world of moss and … Read more

How To Pee In Bottle While Driving

First, we only recommend taking any of these methods, recommendations on how to pee in a bottle while driving when the car is turned off and not running.  Certain situations may arise on a road trip when stopping for a bathroom break is impossible. A good example of this is that the weather outside the … Read more

What Is The Longest Lasting Food For Survival

A camping buddy of mine, Dave, recently came back from a trip to British Columbia. His crew ran into a bit of a snowstorm. Luckily for them, they came across a log cabin that erected near Bear Lake, for such situations. The cabin was full of expired food, which the crew ended up leaving alone. … Read more

How Much Water Desert Hiking?

Desert, hiking and water are words that are rarely in the same sentence. So how much water should you bring when hiking in the desert? Hiking in the desert is an incredible way to experience this vast landscape in all its golden glory. Climbing dunes, weaving through canyons, and catching glimpses of elusive desert plants … Read more

What Colors Attracts Mosquitoes? Sciences Answers.

Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes seem to avoid a select few of your friends? Meanwhile, you’ve resigned to get bitten and always carrying your trusty lemon-scented roll-on repellent. Today there are so many home remedies out there that it’s confusing to know what works and what doesn’t.  Some conventional home repellents you may have … Read more

How To Make Toilet Paper DIY – The Emergency Guide

I don’t really see the connection between toilet paper and Covid-19, myself, but all over the world, stores are experiencing a rush on toilet paper, and it is increasingly difficult to buy it where I live. This made me wonder about how to make my own toilet paper, and then I started wondering if we … Read more

Foraging Question, Are Maple Seeds Edible? Will I Get Sick?

Maples seeds are edible and the benefits that come from consuming the maple seed include proteins, vitamins, minerals and oils including Omega 3, 6 and 9. Please consult your doctor and bushman before you even think about stuffing your stomach full of raw maple seeds! You have been warned. Adventurers sometime face the difficult predicament … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Possums Safely, A Guide.

You have a problem. You have discovered that something new has taken up residence on your property. It’s not the typical pests that households regularly encounter, so momentarily, this critter has you on the back foot. Pretty soon, you work it out; you have a resident, Possum. So how do you now how to get … Read more

Camping Hacks: What Meat Does Not Need Refrigeration?

Refrigerated meat is a recent innovation. Before the widespread availability of refrigerators, a variety of methods were used to preserve meat. The ancient Egyptians would use salt to keep their foods. Applying salt to the meat draws the moisture (which causes bacteria) out of the meat. The answer to the question about what meat does … Read more

Up Your Game By Interpreting The Deer Movement Calendar

The whitetail deer is by far the most popular game animal in the United States. Although they have a large population, they are extremely intelligent animals and can be very difficult to find. Deer hunters keep track of deer movement to determine the best hunting times for the whitetail. Tracking deer activity on the trail … Read more