Junk on the Bunk: Cold Weather Clothing and Layering

Badlands Fieldcraft

Randy’s mom could teach us all a thing or two about layering..

We need to “dress for success” to be effective in extreme conditions. Our clothing choices become more important the harsher the climate and longer we intend to stay out in the bush. Since winter is upon us I’d like to share my lessons learned on cold weather clothing.

I don’t treat my clothing any different than I would any other tools; they need to be the right tool for the job to start with. I judge all my tools by how they perform and not by how they look or any other bias’. Whenever people discuss gear there always seems to be bias (caliber debates anyone?), but I really do try to avoid it as best I can. As MSG Dan Morgan said, we have to be ruthless in our gear selection.

Having lived, worked and trained most…

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Badlands Fieldcraft: No Matter What Happens

This appeared on 5 NOV at Badlands Fieldcraft. Man Up. -NCS It’s the morning after the election and there’s not a clear cut winner, and it looks like things will no doubt get messy as the results get ironed out. Whichever way the winds blow over the next week or so, I’m unaffected. Of course…

Badlands Fieldcraft: No Matter What Happens — American Partisan

Saving Yourself in a Crowd

Saving Yourself in a Crowd

With the current rash of crowd/mob behavior, this is good information to store away in the hard drive.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

Guest Post: Does Boiling Water Purify It?

The following is a guest post from our friends over at knowpreparesurvive.com. -NCS There is no uncontaminated surface water source in the world. That may not be a technically true statement, but unless you’re drinking from a mountaintop spring right at the source, it’s a good thing to keep in mind to minimize risk. And…

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Crooks are Working on all Sorts of Ways to Use the Virus Crisis to Scam You

Stay Alert Out there folks.

Criminals work overtime during crisis like this.

Choose NOW not to be a Victim.


There are so many stories on this topic that I am sure you have seen one or another, but I think it’s important that I remind you that scammers are busy using the COVID-19 situation to separate you from your money. 18 more words

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