This manual Australian Bushcraft is a serious guide to survival and camping.  This manual covers ropes and cords, knots and lashings, huts and thatchings, camp craft, food and water, fire making, animal habits, travel and weather, time and direction, and is 319 pages. To download this manual, please click theRead More →

Boiling water with stones may save your life .  In a survival situation, the basic rule to remember is the rule of 3’s.  You can survive 3 weeks without food, 3 days without water, and 3 hours in  inclement weather either too hot or too cold.  Of course these areRead More →

Yes, you are not imagining it, you are looking at a copy of the legendary, the impossible-to-track-down, the $160-for-a-crumbling-copy at a rare-books auction where the guy selling it is a fat nerd and is never going to use the fantastic shit herein… the once lost, but now gloriously found… ThisRead More →

The Dutch Oven is a cast iron pot, with a top, that can be used over a fire.  Typically, the meal is placed into the pot and coals from the fire are placed below and on the lid to control the heat.  These are amazing, and one of my favoriteRead More →

Map Reading and Land Navigation FM 3-25.26 Map reading and land navigation are some of the first and most important skills you should learn to master.  You would be surprised to actually see how many people can’t actually read a map.  It gets even worse when you ask them toRead More →