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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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June 23, 2015
One is None - Two is One
One is None - Two is One

A single item lost means nothing if a backup is available and this sheds light on the significance of the saying, "two is one." It is good to have backup gear should your primary gear fail.

By Kevin Estela, Owner/Lead Instructor of Estela Wilderness Education
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May 31, 2015
The Mid-Tech Camp Knife
The Mid-Tech Camp Knife

We are happy to announce the release of the largest model in our mid-tech line

By Fiddleback Staff
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April 28, 2015
Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy

It isn't just the touch that can be unfriendly to those who have a severe reaction to poison ivy.

By Gryffindor
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April 17, 2015
Introducing the Mid Tech Production Model Hiking Buddy
Introducing the Mid Tech Production Model Hiking Buddy

We are happy to announce the arrival of the second model in our mid-tech line, the Hiking Buddy. This is you developed to be the perfect sized knife to take on day hikes and over-night camping on the trail.

By Fiddleback Staff
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