Articles written by: Ron Marr

Tips for Bringing Socks into the Wild

Tips for Bringing Socks into the Wild

In the normal course of daily living, most men try to wear socks of the same color. Failing that approach, they usually take the fallback position of grabbing those that are either fairly dark or almost white. That’s all well and good for those whose al fresco

Tips for Sleeping in Caves from Israel McDaniel

Tips for Sleeping in Caves from Israel McDaniel

For two decades ending in the 1940′s, a man named Israel McDaniel lived in an Ozark cave. I had the opportunity to visit his place of residence about 30 years ago.

5 Types of Knife Blades

5 Types of Knife Blades

There are times when the phrase “the cutting edge” should be taken literally. It’s easy to become enamored with the wide variety of blades that

Making a Homemade Compass

Making a Homemade Compass

I become a trifle nauseated at the thought of people hauling their electronic gizmos into the woods. The entire point of the exercise revolves around escaping modern society, even if just for a little while.