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Alderleaf Wilderness College

  • Mar 21, Position Announcements
    Check out the latest job openings / position announcements at Alderleaf!
    - 7 days ago 21 Mar 17, 4:57pm -
  • Mar 3, Essential Wilderness Survival Skills - Online Course
    Learn the core skills of wilderness survival - shelter, water, fire, food, & more - in this online survival course.
    - 25 days ago 3 Mar 17, 7:12pm -
  • Feb 27, How to Raise Chickens
    Learning how to raise chickens is a simple way to become more self sufficient. Learn all the essentials for getting started.
    - 28 days ago 28 Feb 17, 1:58am -
  • Feb 1, Human Tracking Course
    This human tracking course teaches tracking skills as applied to detecting, interpreting, preserving and following sign of the passage of humans, be they lost, missing or evasive.
    - 55 days ago 1 Feb 17, 10:16pm -
  • Jan 27, Survival Clothing
    One of the most vital pieces of life-saving outdoor gear is survival clothing - clothing that performs well in the wilderness. Learn about specific types and principles of effective outdoor clothing.
    - 60 days ago 27 Jan 17, 7:47pm -

Brians Backbacking Blog

  • Why Do You Hike?
    It’s a pretty simple question, but have you ever stopped to really think about it? What is it about hiking and backpacking that motivates you enough to go outside, give up the so called ‘comforts’ of home, and sleep outdoors? Is it the sense of…
    - 74 days ago 13 Jan 17, 1:56am -
  • Hiking with Dogs: Food and Gear Packing List
    Last month I wrote about transitioning my chocolate lab, and hiking partner, Coco to the Merrick Backcountry raw infused dog food line. That spurred a flurry of emails and questions via social media asking about hiking gear and packing lists for dog…
    - 26 Jul 15, 11:19pm -
  • Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused Dog Food
    I’ve noticed that as my chocolate lab Coco has gotten older her eating habits have changed. We rescued Coco as a young dog approximately two years old so we never really had her as a puppy. When she was young she would devour any amount of food tha…
    - 22 Jun 15, 12:34am -
  • The ‘BGET’ Esbit Tray Stove is Now in Production
    Ever since I first posted about my frustration with Esbit fuel tablets (more than four years ago now) and my eventual solution of developing a more efficient Esbit tray stove, I have received a steady stream of emails from readers asking if I could m…
    - 27 May 15, 7:24pm -
  • Compass Caddy Review
    Here’s a clever little Kickstarter project called the Compass Caddy. It let’s you carry your baseplate compass right on your trekking pole so that it’s easily accessible and ready for navigation while you’re hiking. The Compass Caddy is the b…
    - 19 May 15, 7:37pm -

Peak Survival

Wise Company: 2 Week Deluxe Emergency Survival Kit

- 30 Mar 16, 10:18am -
Emberlit Fire Starting Kit & Tools

- 28 Mar 16, 11:11pm -
US Army 18 Man MRE Ration Packs

- 15 Mar 16, 1:15pm -
PREPPERS Radiation Meter

- 12 Mar 16, 7:48pm -
Car Vehicle Emergency Survival Kit: Wise Company

- 11 Mar 16, 12:08pm -
COMMUNICATION: Hand Crank Field telephones

- 10 Mar 16, 11:58am -

Reality Survival

Best EDC Gun Belt! The Indestructibelt

- 22 hours ago 27 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
Training Young Warriors: Airsoft As A Training Option?

- 2 days ago 26 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
Urban Survival Tips: 25 Pre-Attack Indicators for Self Defense

- 3 days ago 25 Mar 17, 6:45pm -
80 Tactical Hand & Arms Signals

- 4 days ago 24 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
Top 5 items In A SHTF Pandemic Kit

- 5 days ago 23 Mar 17, 2:11pm -
Top 50 Places To Find Supplies After SHTF

- 6 days ago 22 Mar 17, 2:00pm -

Ultimate Survival Tips

NEW! TOPS Hammer Hawk + 2 More Mind-Blowing Knives - SHOT Show 2017

- 2 days ago 26 Mar 17, 6:30pm -
How to Shoot .22 Ammo in Your AR 15 Rifle - (in 60 Seconds) - CMMG 22LR Bravo Kit

- 5 days ago 23 Mar 17, 10:55pm -
NEW! 5 Primitive / Survival Knives You Need to See + Buschcraft / Bow Drill Folder - Condor

- 9 days ago 19 Mar 17, 6:00pm -
NEW! Top 10 Shelters for Survival / Camping / Bug Out / Emergency + 3 Best Budget Tents

- 12 days ago 16 Mar 17, 6:46pm -
DIY - How to "Bushcraft" a Camp Spoon Hack - Knife + Rock + Stick = Spoon / Survival Carving Basics

- 15 days ago 13 Mar 17, 11:05pm -
NEW! Top 10 Survival Knife Features (You Need) + Find Your Best Blade

- 19 days ago 9 Mar 17, 10:21pm -