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Alderleaf Wilderness College

  • 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.
    - 80 days ago 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.
    - 89 days ago 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 -
  • Dec 21, How to Make Maple Syrup
    Learn about the tools and steps of how to make maple syrup - an exciting sustainable living skill.
    - 22 Dec 18, 12:01am -
  • Dec 11, Wildlife Tracker Training
    Wildlife trackers work as researchers, field technicians, rangers, and biologists all over the world. Learn how to get the wildlife tracker training needed for starting a wildlife career.
    - 11 Dec 18, 10:50pm -

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

5 Tips For Prepper With Little or No Budget

- 6 days ago 21 May 19, 1:51am -
Urban Survival Tips - Identifying & Evaluating Threats

- 9 days ago 17 May 19, 12:00pm -
The Top 7 Guns For Preppers in SHTF

- 11 days ago 16 May 19, 1:23am -
Skinny Medic Emergency Essential Trauma Kit

- 14 days ago 12 May 19, 11:00pm -
Will Satellite Phones Work If The Grid Is Down?

- 15 days ago 11 May 19, 11:00pm -
Bottle Feeding The New Baby Goats!

- 16 days ago 10 May 19, 10:00pm -

Ultimate Survival Tips

BEST TENTS: UST Tube Tarp - REVIEW - 10 Best BUG OUT BAG / Survival Shelters Ep. 6

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

- 10 days ago 16 May 19, 11:45pm -
DIY - 10 Home DISASTER / SURVIVAL Kit Gear YOU NEED - PART 2

- 16 days ago 11 May 19, 1:23am -
DIY - BUILD Your Home Disaster / Survival Kit : Best Emergency / Survival Gear - PART 1

- 23 days ago 3 May 19, 11:30pm -
ALONE in the Wilderness - Knife ONLY Survival Water - SURVIVAL QUICK TIP: Ep. 3

- 38 days ago 18 Apr 19, 11:00pm -
GREAT GUNS! 10 Handgun Selection Tips You Need to Think About | GEAR CAVE - Ep. 3

- 96 days ago 20 Feb 19, 2:17am -