Category Archives: Skills & FAQS

Campfire

I had to laugh. I wondered if the music at the start had something to do with how easy it was to start the fire. But really, great video on a subject that’s not well taught (or taught at all). This is a well done tutorial watch it until the end for the “out-takes”. Related searches: How to start a fire in the snow Starting a fire under adverse weather How to make a fire…

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Give your jacket extra protection with this easy DIY method. Backpacker Magazine guide to gear repair. If anyone doubts that this works, I own a Gore-tex LL Bean All Conditions Jacket which was purchased in the late 90’s. They don’t sell it anymore, shame. It is bomb proof and I cannot find another jacket like it. It’s been used and abused. The answer to longevity is great design and upkeep. The jacket still works fine.…

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Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully. Read more here!

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