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    Video I put together for AllOutdoor talking about keeping your bearings / not getting lost in the woods. Be sure to subscribe to the AllOutdoor YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/AllOutdoorcom Full article - How Not to Get Lost Hiking - AllOutdoor.com The gist of the video and...
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    Surely everyone has heard of a LifeStraw? It is a simple tube that is a water filter. Place the inlet into the water, then suck the water through the tube. Seems simple enough right? Almost too good to be true? If something seems to god to be true it usually is, except for the LifeStraw. Back...
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    Overall, I found the Mountain House turkey tetrazzini, equal to beef stew and beef beef stroganoff. Sodium content - if you eat half the pouch that is 780 mg. If you eat the whole pouch that is 1,560 mg of sodium. For someone with high blood pressure or heart disease, that is a full days...
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    My best friend from high school daze and I drew a trail pass for Mt. Whitney in Lone Pine California for the coming week. So we are meeting there this weekend and heading up the mountain. The parking lot trailhead is at 8,000 ft elevation, which is where we will tent the first night. The next...
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    On a hiking trip a couple of weeks ago I experienced some of the first signs of heat exhaustion, which were dry skin, rapid heartbeat, fatigue and muscle cramps. This was the same trip where I found the abandoned hunting camp. I knew that I was getting too hot, daytime highs were near 100...
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    If you spend time in the woods, it might be worth your while to read this article. The doctor diagnosed chronic Lyme disease, but many experts say it doesn't exist - The Washington Post What is interesting, is how the medical community turns its back in diseases it does not understand...
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    While writing this review of the Eureka Solitaire one person tent, I tried to be as impartial and honest as possible. The tent was bought from Academy Sports and Outdoors in Beaumont, Texas and was not supplied by anyone. The first part of the review was setting it up in the yard and the the...
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    This post is from exerts taken from Make Your Own Luck: A Good Survival Kit is Superior to any Rabbit's Foot. A special thank you to Dan S. Defense for posting the original article. Now lets get onto the list: A small knife Emergency blanket A small flashlight Fire starting kit Fire starting...
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    Which do you prefer and why? Ask a group of backpackers which one they prefer and your sure to get a variety of answers. The truth is, asking about internal and external frame packs is like asking about: chevy or ford dodge or toyota apples or oranges iron man or spider man This article is...
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