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Alderleaf Wilderness College

  • May 27, Compost Tea Recipe
    Learn how to make organic fertilizer using a compost tea recipe.
    - 47 days ago 28 May 20, 12:47am -
  • Apr 26, Survival Stone Tools Video
    Learn how to make a quick stone blade for wilderness survival uses.
    - 78 days ago 26 Apr 20, 10:29pm -
  • Mar 25, Amphibian Eggs
    Learn to identify amphibian eggs & egg masses of frogs and salamanders found in western Washington lowlands.
    - 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.
    - 26 Feb 20, 12:10am -
  • Feb 7, Blacksmithing Course
    Learn blacksmithing basics while forging your own knife to take home at this blacksmithing course.
    - 8 Feb 20, 1:52am -

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

COVID-19 Survival: Lockdown Psychology

- 63 days ago 12 May 20, 7:14pm -
Building Resilience: The key to surviving

- 67 days ago 8 May 20, 11:07am -
Survival Training: FIGHT - FLIGHT - FREEZE (How would you respond)

- 69 days ago 5 May 20, 10:05pm -
Ultralight Camping: The LIGHTEST Tents in the WORLD

- 74 days ago 1 May 20, 8:16pm -
How to Season Firewood Properly

- 78 days ago 27 Apr 20, 6:23pm -
What to do if your Car Battery is Flat? (3 Ways to Start your car)

- 87 days ago 18 Apr 20, 8:25pm -

Reality Survival

Could this help move people who are blocking the road?

- 7 days ago 7 Jul 20, 1:36am -
Don’t make the same mistake I did!

- 8 days ago 6 Jul 20, 3:42am -
Is An EMP Strike from China Imminent?

- 14 days ago 30 Jun 20, 7:06am -
8 Things YOU NEED TO DO Before the Election!

- 20 days ago 24 Jun 20, 7:43am -
Survival & Prepping Chat - Do you need any more reason to be a prepper?

- 38 days ago 6 Jun 20, 2:17am -
Shots fired...mistakes were made!

- 43 days ago 1 Jun 20, 12:39am -

Ultimate Survival Tips

America on Fire: Riots / Mob Rule / De-funding Police - Truth, Lies, Peace on Earth and MSK-1 Knife

- 24 days ago 19 Jun 20, 10:29pm -
Survival Mindset / Skills / Tactics / Gear + MSK-1 Survival Knife - Preview - The Survival Show #066

- 57 days ago 18 May 20, 1:00am -
Survival Experts Speak Out: Your COVID-19 Questions Answered - Masks/Bug Out/Truth/Myths/ Quarantine

- 93 days ago 11 Apr 20, 10:19pm -
V Seven LR Enlightened // GI Long Range Rifle

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

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

- 28 Nov 19, 3:33am -