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Alderleaf Wilderness College

  • Mar 25, Amphibian Eggs
    Learn to identify amphibian eggs & egg masses of frogs and salamanders found in western Washington lowlands.
    - 3 days ago 26 Mar 20, 12:58am -
  • Feb 25, Building a Survival Shelter
    Exposure is the most common danger in survival situations and building a survival shelter is one of the primary tools used to mitigate that threat.
    - 32 days ago 26 Feb 20, 12:10am -
  • Feb 7, Blacksmithing Course
    Learn blacksmithing basics while forging your own knife to take home at this blacksmithing course.
    - 50 days ago 8 Feb 20, 1:52am -
  • Jan 30, Clove Hitch
    How to Tie a Clove Hitch Knot - A Valuable Skill for Wilderness Survival and More
    - 58 days ago 31 Jan 20, 1:23am -
  • Nov 22, Birch Beer Recipe
    Birch beer is an unique gourmet beverage, similar to root beer. This birch beer recipe can be made at home.
    - 22 Nov 19, 8:19pm -

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

Super Cheap & Easy Way To Improve Home Security

- 19 hours ago 27 Mar 20, 11:51pm -
Holtzman's Gorilla Survival Knife Review - D2 Silverback - Long Version

- 1 day ago 27 Mar 20, 5:03pm -
Prepper Trifecta Weekly Chat - Is the government coming for your supplies?

- 6 days ago 23 Mar 20, 2:45am -
It Is Time To Increase Home Security!

- 8 days ago 21 Mar 20, 4:19am -
My First Time Wearing A Mask In Public - Corona Virus

- 12 days ago 16 Mar 20, 11:01pm -
Prepper Trifecta Weekly Chat - Corona Virus - But its just the flu...

- 13 days ago 16 Mar 20, 3:07am -

Ultimate Survival Tips

V Seven LR Enlightened // GI Long Range Rifle

- 36 days ago 21 Feb 20, 10:06pm -
Knife Basics and Banter with David & Ben - SHOT SHOW 2020: Day 1

- 67 days ago 22 Jan 20, 1:25am -
NEW! Tiny Survival Card - Best Wallet Survival Kit? 17-Tool Survival Knife Card

- 28 Nov 19, 3:33am -
Unboxing! - TacPack November Delivery! Let's See the New Tactical / Survival Gear...

- 27 Nov 19, 8:21pm -
NEW! Kore Essentials X5 Gun Belt - TACTICAL/EDC - Demo and Comparison

- 21 Nov 19, 10:43pm -
BEST 9mm PCC Under $1000? - Grand Power Stribog SP9A1 - Self Defense / Survival Gun

- 12 Nov 19, 7:50pm -