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September 8, 2015
Happy Birthday Horace Kephart!
Happy Birthday Horace Kephart!

On this day, 163 years ago, Horace Sowers Kephart was born

By Gryffindor
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More Options
More Options

The mid-tech models bring much more than one new option to the table

By Fiddleback Staff
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August 22, 2015
Th Mid-Tech Runt
Th Mid-Tech Runt

A classy option for every-day-carry

By Fiddleback Staff
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August 12, 2015
Five Uses for the Collapsible Hiking Staff

The humble hiking staff. It doesn’t sound as sexy as a scandi ground piece of sharpened steel but it has many practical applications the outdoor enthusiast can tap into.

By Kevin Estela - Owner/head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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August 7, 2015
In Praise of the Birch
In Praise of the Birch

Sure, Birch bark makes a great tinder for fire starting, but that is only touching the surface of how useful it is in the field.

By Kevin Estela, Owner/Head Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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August 5, 2015
First Aid In The Field
First Aid In The Field

My experiences as a father have taught me to always have a small first aid kit on hand when I am out with my children. Accidents can and will happen.

By Gryffindor
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July 18, 2015
No Squared Spines?
No Squared Spines?

There are more good reasons to not square a knife's spine than there are for squaring it.

By Gryffindor
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July 6, 2015
Environmental Awareness
Environmental Awareness

A few tips to help make your woods-wandering adventures safer and more enjoyable

By Gryffindor
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June 30, 2015
Gumption Gear Recognizes Fiddleback Forge

Gumption gear did a great article on made in USA outdoor gear and, of course, Fiddleback Forge made their list of recognized manufacturers.

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June 29, 2015
Machete Hacks - Part 1
Machete Hacks - Part 1

Let's see how a Fiddleback Forge Machete that was used in the jungles of Costa Rica and for countless trips into the field here in the Northeast has held up.

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