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

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

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