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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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Fieldcraft: Estimating Height and Width in the Field

From the Archives, 2016


How to Estimate the Heights and Widths of Objects in the Field

A FOUNDATIONAL “Analog” skill-set men need to have and not depend on technology for.

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Guest Post: Does Boiling Water Purify It?

The following is a guest post from our friends over at -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…

via Guest Post: Does Boiling Water Purify It? — American Partisan

The Stealth Campfire

As a writer and western history buff, I like to practice things that I come across in my research and reading.

This type of fire was used frequently in the old west by hunters, trappers, settlers and soldiers mainly so as not to draw the attention of hostile indians.

Fast forward to today and it is a great skill-set to add to your bushcraft repertoire when stealth is the order of the day.

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