• Critical items you ‘Need’ to Survive an Adventure,  My Blog

    Knife Blade Points and what Tasks they are best suited…

    Drop-point : good compromise between strength and utility Sheepsfoot : false point – slicing, whittling & ideal to cut rope Clip-point : for more delicate and precision work Straight Back : sturdy, ideal for cutting and chopping Tanto Blade : strong, handy for pushing cuts and piercing Gut Hook : skinning and field dressing wild game Trailing-Point : filleting, skinning and camp food prepping “Your knife is your life”: You’re only as sharp as your knife and your survival knife is the one that you have on you at the time. If you’re out and about and everything turns south for the winter and you haven’t got a knife on…

  • Critical items you ‘Need’ to Survive an Adventure,  How To's

    Prepping for Adventures

    My, not so secret critical items you ‘Need’ to Survive in the Wilderness Prepping 575 Munchie Bags, with total weight 460 kg to be shared among 14 novice Arctic Adventures (The Polar Race 2009) Chapter 3 “Live a Life to Die For” by Roger D After a delicious breakfast, we broke camp loaded our pulks and set off walk/ski. Our next hot meal would generally be 12 hours later. It’s a long day, during the walk/ski I would occasionally dip into the Munchies bag and treat myself. We stopped every hour for 5 minutes to hydrate and drink from our flasks that’s when I really attacked the munchies bag. All…