Survival

How to Split Firewood Using 4 Easy Techniques

​​​​​Processing your own firewood saves you money and offers an abundance of fuel for your fire. Trees cleared on your property can be processed into copious amounts of firewood. There are a number of great ways to make splitting wood easier. Whether you choose manual log splitting tools, a chainsaw, or an automatic wood splitter, you’ll find something in this article to make your job easier. What You’ll Need Wood If you already have seasoned Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Camping

How to Build a Fire: Everything You Need to Know

A perfect campfire is at the heart of every good camp out. The warm glow, crackling flames, and smokey aroma strike a chord deep within us that dates back to the dawn of man. Every camper should know how to make a roaring campfire that’ll keep the campsite warm throughout the night. I’ve put together an easy to follow guide full of safety tips, fire structures, and step-by-step instructions to make your campfire awesome. Included Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Gear

The Best Survival Gear List – Bug Out Bag Emergency Essentials

You’re starting to take action and build your bug out bag when it hits you: What’s the best gear for my bug out bag? Building your survival kit or bug out bag can be a tough decision process if you are stuck deciding between what tools to pack. Packing what you need for food, water, shelter, fire, self-defense, medical care and clothing can quickly get overwhelming and lead to frustration. Choosing the best combinations of Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Gear

The 5 Best Fighting Knives to Buy in 2018

Whether you’re in a dark alleyway, a parking garage, or your home, when facing an attacker, you want only the best tools on your side. Choosing the right fighting knife can give you the edge that may ultimately lead to winning a fight. While even the best combat knives are no substitute for technique and practice in a self-defense scenario, having the best fighting knife is an obvious advantage. We’ve poured over countless amounts of Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago
Gear

The 6 Best Camping Knives to Buy in 2018

Camping knives are one of the most valuable tools when it comes to versatility and surviving the wilderness. Whether you’re camping, hiking, or surviving outdoors, you can never go wrong by having a trusty knife by your side. For all-around utility that is useful in any situation, look to ESEE’s LSP Laserstrike Fixed Blade Knife. It can tackle just about any job and end up on the other side without a scratch ready for more. Read more…

By oldgrowth, ago