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December 16, 2015
Inside a Possible Possibles Pouch
Inside a Possible Possibles Pouch

Bushcrafters carry their tools in bags called Possible Pouches. There are many tools you can carry in them for various uses.

By Kevin Estela
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December 16, 2015
Evaluating Cordage
Evaluating Cordage

There many types of cordage and each are made of different elements.

By Kevin Estela
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November 25, 2015
Autumn Awareness
Autumn Awareness

In the fall of the year there may be few snakes and insects to contend with, but autumn has it's own challenges and dangers.

By Gryffindor
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November 15, 2015
Creating a Gaff Hook
Creating a Gaff Hook

Create a gaff hook to reach food that is out of reach. The gaff hook will help you later in the year when low hanging fruit is unavailable or if an injury has limited your mobility.

By Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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November 1, 2015
Cheers Andy!!
Cheers Andy!!

Congratulations Andy on your acceptance into The Knifemakers' Guild. It is an honor well earned!

By Gryffindor
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September 26, 2015
Staff Sling Tutorial
Staff Sling Tutorial

A staff sling can be easily fashioned with very few materials and what is thrown is up to the user. The staff sling can be fun to compete with in challenges for distance and accuracy and with practice it can be a viable tool in a survival situation.

By Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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October 6, 2015
Curly Cues
Curly Cues

A touch of elegance from another time

By Gryffindor
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September 26, 2015
It's Not the Size of the Rod, It's How You Use It!
It's Not the Size of the Rod, It's How You Use It!

Ferro rods are great firestarters if you know how to use them. The sheaths provided with many Fiddlebacks have the firesteel loop on the side and if you are concerned about safety in the outdoors, you should fill it with a quality ferro rod. Why? Keep reading....

By Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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September 17, 2015
The Five Cuts Necessary to Carve a Figure 4 Trigger
The Five Cuts Necessary to Carve a Figure 4 Trigger

The Figure 4 trap trigger is a great benchmark for gauging knife skill.

By Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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September 10, 2015
Night Hiking and Awareness
Night Hiking and Awareness

Night Hiking and Awareness with pre-teens/teens lead by Kevin Estela. Awareness while night hiking can be taught at any age, but is a must for everyone!

By Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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