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April 30, 2017
Surviving the Little Things
Surviving the Little Things

How many people do you know who claim to be “survivalists” or “bushcrafters?” Maybe they don’t go by these titles but prefer to say they are “woodsmen” or “outdoorsmen.” 

By Kevin Estela
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April 5, 2017
Connecticut Bushcraft Gathering
Connecticut Bushcraft Gathering

Bushcraft and survival skills are best learned in the presence of those who know them already and are willing to share their knowledge. Granted, there are many books with incredible information and countless YouTube videos featuring bushcraft tutorials but the no video or book can replace hands-on instruction. 

By Kevin Estela
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April 3, 2017
To Swedge Or Not To Swedge, Is That The Question?
To Swedge Or Not To Swedge, Is That The Question?

Swedges on knife blades are not just a tactical feature.

By Gryffindor
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April 3, 2017
Trackrock Hammer-In #32
Trackrock Hammer-In #32

The 32nd semi-anual Trackrock Hammer-In was a blast!

By Gryffindor
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March 26, 2017
Vermont Outdoor Guide Association: Winter Doe Camp
Vermont Outdoor Guide Association: Winter Doe Camp

Twice a year, the Vermont Outdoor Guide Association hosts an event for women called “DOE Camp.” Held over a long weekend (Friday to Sunday), this event helps introduce women to various outdoor pursuits such as snowshoeing, campfire cooking, nordic skating, ice fishing and cross-country skiing in the winter and road biking, log rolling, bird calling, marksmanship and various survival skill seminars in the early fall.

By Kevin Estela
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March 23, 2017
Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning

What is a ritual? I’ve been told if something is done more than once in a particular order, whether it is for a religious purpose or not, it’s a ritual.

 

By Kevin Estela
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March 23, 2017
Have Life, Will Travel
Have Life, Will Travel

Roadtrips can present some challenges that are better prepared for ahead of time. 

By Gryffindor
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March 11, 2017
Life Shared Is Life Squared
Life Shared Is Life Squared

Life is short, so live it well and share the laughter

By Gryffindor
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February 20, 2017
Flesh Runs From Steel
Flesh Runs From Steel

There is a common phrase used in Filipino Martial Arts circles, “flesh runs from steel.” FMA’s are weapons-based systems and practitioners need to know what their opponent’s body will do when attacked to plan the next.

By Kevin Estela
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February 13, 2017
Become a Snowshoe Intermediate in 3 Steps...
Become a Snowshoe Intermediate in 3 Steps...

Winter is a season that forces some to stay indoors and it can be brutal. To the uninitiated, snowshoeing looks like strapping tennis rackets to your feet.

By Kevin Estela
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