Whether it’s an easy day hike or a week long trek, climbing to the top of a mountain is one of the best experiences this world has to offer. Choosing a mountain to climb can be an arduous experience depending on the size, difficulty and location, but the decisions don’t [...]
There is a single vicious ailment that can kick even the toughest outdoor athletes out of the woods and back into their homes, defeated and frustrated. Friction can be man’s worst enemy in multiple activities and in many ways. We won’t get into them all, but it is important to [...]
Those who own property in rural areas of the United States are often forced to deal with animal intrusion. Whether it’s a pack of raccoons rummaging through the trash, deer or elk damaging crops or
Even in the 21st century, sailing solo and non-stop around the world is still an epic adventure. After all, in order to complete such a voyage, the sailor must face turbulent waters, unexpected storms, massive waves and weeks of isolation at sea aboard a small ship.
Derek Tyndall and Thomas Dale weren’t shy about how they survived two very cold nights on Mt. Rainier. “There was a little bit of spooning,” Dale told reporters on Tuesday evening, hours after rescue teams were able to locate the men and transport them to safety. “I’m not going to [...]
The military, aside from shooting M16s and planting landmines and driving ACEs (Armored Combat Earthmovers), know a thing or two about survival. The great news for civilians is that many of the Armed Forces’ techniques are easily transferable to non-military field endeavors. Below is a list of five of the [...]
A fresh canvas of untouched snow laying in front of you and waiting to be torn apart by your skis is an absolutely gorgeous sight. Hunks of snow shooting up into your face around every turn
Going into the woods without your knife is like going to the bar without your wallet. Only you can’t kill things with your wallet… Or can you? …No, you can’t. We’re here to talk about knives.
Most folks who visit the tidelands of coastal Washington encounter crabs, seagulls and other denizens common to any other beach in the United States. However, those who dig deep enough are likely to come face-to-face with a geoduck, the largest burrowing clam on Earth.
Sometimes you just want to walk a really long distance without many other humans polluting your scene, disturbing your wa. This is not an unreasonable desire, nor an unusual one. It’s why we flock to