March 17, 2020

With the events happening around Coronavirus (covid-19), I have been asked to give an inventory of my Survival Kit or Get Home Bag.  I no longer have a Bug Out Bag because honestly, what most people put in their Bug Out Bags is simply impossible to carry.  I stopped re...

March 11, 2020

Costa Rica Jungle Adventure I'm going back down to Costa Rica to see my friend Alberto Lopez for a Jungle Adventure and would like to invite you to come with me.

March 2, 2020

I was asked by Peter Betts of The Survival Hacks, to contribute my opinion of the top 3 items to put in a bug out bag. I don’t carry a bug out bag any longer or at least I do not carry what most people think  of when you say “bug out bag”. When I did, my bug out bag we...

March 23, 2019

I’m not a medic or doctor, why should I take a Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder Class?

If you are here then you are most likely an “outdoorsy” person and asking yourself those very same questions.  Being “outdoorsy” comes at many different levels and m...

March 17, 2019

Do you ever test your survival skills?  Looking for a way to challenge yourself in a practical way that may be useful in a survival situation?  You should try starting a fire with a single match or with limited strokes using a ferro rod.  If a lighter is your primary w...

March 10, 2019

How to Survive an Avalanche

The first best way to survive an avalanche is to understand what causes them to occur.  This will allow you to recognize an avalanche area and avoid it.

Colorado is seeing a large amount of snowfall this year with varying temperatures and type...

March 4, 2019

Join us at 10,000 feet at the Colorado Mountain Man Survival School for a truly valuable learning experience! This 18-hour interactive course is designed for anyone who spends time in the wild or for anyone who has an interest in improving their medical skills. For cla...

January 27, 2019

A question I get asked a lot by groups or families, that come out to class together is, “Does everyone need to bring their own gear? Can we all share?” I have a difficult time answering that because I think beyond the training scenario and to real world situations wh...

December 30, 2018

Because of technology more Americans are heading out into the wilderness, unprepared.  With Facebook, Instagram and many other social media platforms at your fingertips, people are seeing pictures of breathtaking landmarks or exciting destinations and simply heading of...

December 29, 2018

Fire Cider and/or Master Tonic is a concoction that you can make at home that helps combat the flu, other similar illnesses and much, much more. The only real difference between Fire Cider and Master Tonic is that the latter does not use honey. I prefer mine without...

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