French Foreign Legion Navigation Hack



Nifty trick when you find yourself lost in the woods.


The Fieldcraft Book

Good Stuff.
Download to flash drive.

Badlands Fieldcraft

A friend of mine recently sent this to me and I think it’s a great resource for current Fieldcraft ideas. It appears to have been compiled very recently by Marines stationed down in my old stomping ground’s at the Deuce Nasty, or Twentynine Palms.

I’m glad there’s still people dedicated to writing down the lessons learned by so many in the field. Sadly so much information like this disappears after time if it isn’t written down.

I especially love the quote on the back cover: “The more you know, the less you carry.”

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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.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

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