Have You Ever Built a Fire?

Have You Ever Built a Fire?

Fire Unless you’ve actually done it, starting a fire seems easy. I see so many movies and shows where people get a fire going with no problem. Roaring blazes that last forever. Torches that burn indefinitely. The reality is, fire starting, especially in a survival...
A Recommended Fall Foliage Trip: Dragon’s Tail and On

A Recommended Fall Foliage Trip: Dragon’s Tail and On

Tail of the Dragon Yesterday I did a one-day loop along the border of TN and NC. I’ve done all these roads before and camped in the area a lot, but for those who aren’t familiar, here’s a quick, interesting drive. The Tail of the Dragon is well known...

Gear Notes: Tyger Multi-Use shovel

Tyger Shovel Since people have been asking, I’m going to start posting quick notes on various survival, camping, and boondocking gear. It’s taken me a while to accumulate and use all these tools and sort through what works and what doesn’t. The most...