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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I had all but given up on Dual Survival when Cody left the show and the new guy Matt came on board. Like every other show( except maybe Les Stroud) they have staged situations and lets not forget the camera crews. That being said, it seems the new guy Matt has been doing this so long, he builds...
  2. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Ok so this is going to be my first post since joining.. love the site, but just an observer so far. I'm going tent camping next weekend for the 4th of July, and there's a possibility of rain (i know its a week away) but with that said.. I wanted to get some opinions on a tarp shelter, but...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Went to the Dolly Sods wilderness last year with my cousin, and we decided to film it and add a bunch of music and stuff. We were blown away by how beautiful this area is - I kept hearing about it on forums and other places, but I was still blown away. Got to enjoy some sorrels and...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'm looking into getting my ILBE set up for a good camping trip (up to 1 week) and as a possible B.o.B. I was wondering what kind of gear would be most useful to me in such a situation. I've got: trowel, roll of TP hiking boots and 2 pair wool socks 3 changes of shorts/shirts for hiking...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Iv been wanting to get a hammock for a little while now and this entire time iv been drawn to the Hennessy hammocks. I was curious if anyone has one, used one or had a review of one. The one I'm looking at is $160 had a bug net and rainfly. (They have some that can be stood up with a couple...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I went to Oklahoma a few weeks ago on the little river and decided to make a short nature video on my glidecam iGlide and Gopro3. Let me know what you guys think! Be sure to watch in 720p or better!
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I have rediscovered a tarp that I had put up in some old camping/prep supplies and want to customize a widely effective and highly adaptable "kit". I want to be able to build tarp shelters that are four season capable with just the on-site addition of poles and stakes I can make from the wood...
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I have been checking out the boards now for about a month, I have been trying to chip in when I can but unfortunately I can sometimes only provide the point of view of the untrained :o: I believe a concise background will help put you guys in my shoes. I am 25 years old, hold a bachelor degree...
  9. Events, Connections and Get togethers
    So I relocated to north east pa and am looking for local preppers. I am a longtime member and had a good group in kentucky but had to move since i got out of the army and couldnt stand the area around campbell anymore. So here it is i am looking for local preppers with military or like...
  10. Urban Survival
    I recently purchased a Medium LC-1 olivedrab ALICE pack. I was drawn to this bag for its utilitariansim and durability. I have had fun with the bag so far, and it will primarily be a go bag, but I plan on using it for camping and hunting as well. I've seen alot of mods out there improving upon...
  11. Recipes
    ( for most recipes, divide in zip lock bags and label, or if wild-game get creative with wild editable plants) *Simple Camp supper! cook 3-4 bacon strips 1 any kind of sausage or game Add 1 1/2 Tablespoon flour to grease Mix in 2 cans of sauerkraut in coffee can Add 2 cubed potatoes or canned...
  12. Events, Connections and Get togethers
    I've been trying to find a group of like minded outdoorsmen that enjoy primitive camping/hiking to possibly schedule a meet up! I would consider myself relatively new to the lifestyle but I am eager to learn more and get more experience!:D: I'm fairly familiar with the Northern Georgia...
  13. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I just tried to light up my SVEA 123 (40+ year old hand-me-down) that has been sitting for about two years with gas in it. I cleaned the jet with a needle, primed it and guess what? It fired right up! I love this stove! If you are looking for a durable little stove that you can use on a...
  14. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    i found this today and have enjoyed watching this young man's efforts; he is humble and familiar with his gear, and has produced some nice videos. Still has lessons to learn but obviously continues to move forward. Enjoy; http://www.youtube.com/user/TheGods1marine?feature=watch
  15. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Recently I have been interested in dehydrating meats to add to my dry food pre-made meal bags. I usually only eat meat on the trail or in the woods when it's either A) A rabbit or turkey I caught B) When I go to town sometimes I get summer sausage or meat I am going to cook that day (or the...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    There is a new website out there I wanted to let yall know about, its called alloutdoor.com http://www.alloutdoor.com/ It is not my website, but the owners asked me to be a guest author. I feel rather honored that the owners of the site asked me to be a guest author. One of the articles I...
  17. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    This one looks interesting, any other ideas for camping, preps, survival and re-purposing? http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/camping-hacks-that-are-borderline-genius Number 2 and 3 were discussed on this thread http://www.survivalistboards.com/showthread.php?t=302446 Have at it and Enjoy!
  18. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    How To Repair a Raft - Cross Current TV - Episode 7 CrossCurrentFishing Follow along with Cross Current's resident raft expert Mike as he shows you how to successfully get your boat back on the river after after an accident. Specifically geared toward a repair out in the field, this video...
  19. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Which shelter can fit the most environments (cities, woods, desert, snowy lands etc)? Any experiences and general survival tips? In other words which is most versatile
  20. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've been personally cataloguing bushcraft and survival skills that I already know or would like to learn. It would be awesome if everyone could list some skills that are essential to mastering bushcraft and survival or perhaps some that an amateur such as myself wouldn't have even thought of or...
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