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Alderleaf Wilderness College

  • Jun 20, Common Camas
    Common camas is a versatile plant with a long history of use by native people throughout the northwestern United States.
    - 32 days ago 20 Jun 19, 9:27pm -
  • May 27, Camping Food List
    Learn about how to make a camping food list and gain great meal ideas for your next outdoor adventure.
    - 56 days ago 27 May 19, 10:52pm -
  • Mar 7, Best Bushcraft Knife
    A knife can be the most important survival tool in your kit. Learn how to choose the best bushcraft knife for your needs.
    - 8 Mar 19, 12:17am -
  • Feb 26, Paracord
    Paracord, or parachute cord, is one of the most useful pieces of survival gear. Learn about its properties and uses.
    - 27 Feb 19, 12:54am -
  • Jan 29, Dog Tracks
    Learn how to differentiate dog tracks from other animal tracks, such as coyotes, wolves, foxes, and cougars.
    - 30 Jan 19, 12:23am -

Brians Backbacking Blog

  • Gear Testing: Rugged Solar Charging Power Packs
    Odd timing, but I have been sent several different ruggedized, solar-powered, portable power banks recently. Maybe it’s a new year thing, beats me. I’ll admit that I’m not really the type of person that carries around a spare power bank for my…
    - 28 Jan 18, 9:44pm -
  • The BBB Challenge Morale Patch
    There’s been a lot of online chatter lately about how to earn one of my BBB morale patches and “The BBB Challenge”. You may have heard it mentioned on the latest episode of the Red Teams Podcast, but there’s not much I can say right now. Expe…
    - 7 Jan 18, 1:33am -
  • 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…
    - 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 -

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

How To EMP Proof A Vehicle - EMP Shield

- 8 days ago 15 Jul 19, 3:34am -
A Rant + Big Changes + Battlbox 52 + Nomadik

- 37 days ago 16 Jun 19, 1:35am -
World's Lightest and Thinnest Body Armor!

- 37 days ago 16 Jun 19, 12:00am -
How Will You Make A Living After SHTF?

- 56 days ago 28 May 19, 12:42am -
Battlbox 51 - Maxpedition Man Purse - EMP Shield For Cars!

- 56 days ago 27 May 19, 10:52pm -
5 Tips For Prepper With Little or No Budget

- 63 days ago 21 May 19, 1:51am -

Ultimate Survival Tips

CRAZY! Monster 12,000 Lumen Tactical Flashlight - OLIGHT X7R Marauder - REVIEW - Best Flashlight?

- 10 days ago 12 Jul 19, 7:02pm -
NEW! Is ApocaBox the BEST Survival Gear + Training Subscription Box? - Review - 4 Years Later

- 19 days ago 3 Jul 19, 11:04pm -
5 Laws for Wild Edible Plant Safety - For Beginners - Best Survival / Bug Out Food

- 41 days ago 12 Jun 19, 12:30am -
BEST Budget TENTS: UST Tube Tarp Tent - 10 Camping / Survival Shelters Ep. 6

- 60 days ago 24 May 19, 12:30am -
BEST Budget TENTS: Kelty Noah's Tarp - Survival / Camping / Bug Out Bag Shelters Ep. 5

- 67 days ago 16 May 19, 11:45pm -
BUG IN BAG: 10 Essential Items YOU NEED to Survive ANY Disaster at Home - PART 2

- 73 days ago 11 May 19, 1:23am -