There are many stories in the greek mythology about gods, heroes and monsters, but there’s one, that deserves to be remembered:
the tale of the Titan Prometheus.
This benefactor of mankind stole fire from the gods and gave it to men to help their poor lives.
This ‘careless action’ angered Zeus, who condemned him to an eternal punishment and the men, with the pandora’s jar, to all the evils…
but that’s another story…
The fire, in this myth, is a supernatural thing that helped the humanity to pave the way for progress and civilization. Continue reading
Three of two times, during a walk, I’ve found near a path and in other places,
something strange…Groups of colored things….Red, green, yellow…nice colors!
But this was not a color palette! Continue reading
Fresh air, windy and rainy days in my country, it’s the Autumn.
In the woods, the ground is covering itself with a carpet of leaves,
I can see some bare trees around me, all is getting ready for the cold season.
It’s time for a warm drink in bushcraft style!
I think that every outdoor enthusiast should have a stainless steel (or titanium, light and durable but expensive) bottle in his backpack, first because it is a virtually Continue reading
Finally I have carved my own wooden cup! I have made it without a defined project and without the textbook step-by-step instruction. Continue reading
Belt pouches are in my opinion a convenient and useful way to carry an essential wilderness survival kit during a hike.
What is the most suitable? I think It’s really a personal choice.
You can read reviews, you can find so many models, various materials, different concepts… Continue reading
This is not a particular skill that you must know to live and survive in the woods, but in my opinion it’s this is a good and playful way to improve cutting skills, at home or near a campfire. Continue reading
Mora knives (the brand name is Morakniv®) are actually a must-have for any true bushcraft lovers: these knives are simple, practical with excellent cutting properties at very inexpensive prices.
Recently Morakniv® has also developed a new line of knives with great attention to the bushcraft world, if you are interested go to this page http://www.moraofsweden.se/products/adventure.
But two of the most popular bushcraft knives of Mora of Sweden are the oldest Mora models: the Mora Classic Number 1 and 2.
If your haven’t in your equipment one these knives, i must say… buy it! Continue reading
What is a wilderness survival kit? It’s a package of tools to help you live and survive in the wilderness, this is the simplest answer, but nowadays there are more and more tools to build a kit…
what are really useful and functional?
The main factor to consider when you assemble a kit, it’s the geographic location, a particular environment require appropriate solutions and specific tools, but there are some basic items that you will include, that will perform well many of the tasks needed.
If you don’t know where to begin for your own kit, look at various Army Survival Kit or follow these survival needs below and my example, so you will have a survival kit.
A knife is an essential tool for bushcraft, but to perform well all the tasks, needs to be sharpened after use and… Abuse in the wild.
So also a sharpening kit is a necessary item in a wilderness survival kit. Continue reading