Bushcraft

Hunker Down: 4 Best Bushcraft Tarps for 2018

Here’s the truth: Tarp camping is a great way to change how you bushcraft. Tarp shelters take minimal time and resources to set up. Plus, they’re great for keeping you dry and protected even during rough weather. But not all bushcraft tarps are created equal. You need a strong and lightweight tarp. There are many things to consider when choosing your tarp. To name a few: Durable tear-resistant design Able to shed water and withstand Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Camping

Pack Up: 10 Best Bushcraft Backpacks for 2018

Here’s the truth: No one wants to be stuck carrying around a heavy backpack. They tear at your shoulders with thin straps and hurt your back with their poor weight distribution. There’s great bushcraft backpacks out there. They do things like: Evenly distribute weigh for comfortable carrying, even with LOTS of gear Shield your gear from rain and moisture Wick away sweat, keeping you cool and dry Store water for easy drinking while carrying And Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Axes

Hack’N’Slash: 6 Best Bushcraft Tomahawks for 2018

Here’s my advice: Don’t underestimate the tomahawk’s bushcraft abilities. While there is a longstanding debate over bushcraft hatchets vs bushcraft tomahawks, tomahawks absolutely have many advantages that other tools simply don’t. To name a few: Removable head makes for a good hand axe Great for skinning animals Strikes a good balance between knife and axe Easy to fashion a makeshift handle And many more. Now you may be wondering, what’s the best bushcraft tomahawk? I’ve Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Gear

Sharp Kukri: 5 Best Kukri for 2018

Heads up: You’re about to get some seriously helpful information about kukris. I’ve done all the hard work for you and found what I believe are the best kukris for anyone’s needs. Whether you’re wanting a general utility knife that excels at clearing brush, chopping firewood, skinning animals and opening cans, or a kukri that will best an opponent in hand-to-hand combat, I’ve got you covered. Below you’ll find a list of the 5 best Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Camping

Sharp Saws: 4 Best Folding Saws for 2018

Here’s the deal: No one wants to carry around a clunky bow saw or a heavy camping axe. Especially when you can carry a folding saw that’s lighter, cuts faster, more portable and easier to maintain. There’s many different brands and models to choose from when trying to find a folding saw to fit your needs. Lucky for you, I’ve made this helpful guide to choosing the best folding saw for your needs. I’ll cover Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Gear

Super Saws: 4 Best Bushcraft Saws for 2018

Here’s the deal: Bushcraft saws are awesome tools that really broaden your survival potential and make your life easier when out in the bush. Cutting up firewood, sawing sticks for making traps, cutting wood for shelter and more is all much easier with a good bushcraft saw. Compared to a bushcraft hatchet or axe, saws are more precise and allow you to cut wood to the exact length you want without needing to chop and Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Gear

Eat Up: 5 Best Deer Feeders for 2018

Looking for the best deer feeder? I’ve done all the leg work for you and identified the best deer feeders for many people’s needs. Whether you’re just looking for a bucket feeder or you’re wanting a high-capacity hanging feeder, you’ll find what you’re looking for. I’ve even picked out the best gravity deer feeder and the best cheap deer feeder for budget-minded outdoors enthusiast. Whatever you’re looking for, I’ve put together a quick-reference guide below Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Camping

Pack Sharp: 3 Best Backpacking Saws for 2018

Want to know more about the best backpacking saws? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve already done all the legwork for you and handpicked the backpacking saws you’re looking for. Plus, I’ve gathered on some info on topics you need to know such as: Why backpacking saws are better than hatchets and axes How big should your backpacking saw be? How much do backpacking saws cost? So, stick around, it’ll be worth your time. Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago