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Alderleaf Wilderness College

  • Nov 23, Birch Polypore
    The birch polypore fungus, aka tinder fungus, is an incredibly useful survival resource for fire making.
    - 56 days ago 24 Nov 20, 12:26am -
  • Aug 26, Survival Fish Trap
    This survival fish trap is a very old method for catching fish. In this article we show how to build and use this trap.
    - 27 Aug 20, 1:39am -
  • May 27, Compost Tea Recipe
    Learn how to make organic fertilizer using a compost tea recipe.
    - 28 May 20, 12:47am -
  • Apr 26, Survival Stone Tools Video
    Learn how to make a quick stone blade for wilderness survival uses.
    - 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 -

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

What3Words APP Review: How to share any location on the planet.

- 19 days ago 30 Dec 20, 10:04pm -
Emergency Preparedness TOOLS

- 25 days ago 24 Dec 20, 4:14pm -
BASE-CAMP Kitchen: MSR Alpine Deluxe Kitchen Set REVIEW

- 71 days ago 8 Nov 20, 10:40am -
COVID-19 Survival: Lockdown Psychology

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

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

- 5 May 20, 10:05pm -

Reality Survival

Top 10 Items NOT To Stock For Long Term SHTF

- 12 hours ago 18 Jan 21, 4:30am -
Don't Be Played A Fool

- 2 days ago 17 Jan 21, 12:56am -
3 Useful ATV Modifications

- 3 days ago 15 Jan 21, 10:28pm -
All You DON'T Want To Know About Martial Law

- 4 days ago 14 Jan 21, 5:26am -
No one is coming! You are on your own!!

- 7 days ago 11 Jan 21, 4:55am -
How To Find Members For a Prepper Group

- 30 days ago 19 Dec 20, 5:43am -

Ultimate Survival Tips

NEW! Top 10 Crisis Prevention/ Emergency Preparedness Tips - Survival Quick Tips: Bootcamp - L1

- 26 days ago 23 Dec 20, 11:12pm -
NEW! Long Term Food Storage: DIY Bulk Packaging Emergency / Survival / Disaster / Bug Out Food Kit

- 4 Oct 20, 9:00am -
#071: Bugging Out: When To Go? When To Stay? Are You Ready? Let’s Talk About It.

- 1 Oct 20, 9:00am -
#070: 7 Keys to Help You Avoid An Attack. Survival Self Defense - Part 1

- 16 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
Tom Brown Tracker Knife - Survival Knife / Hatchet / Throwing Blade - BUT, Is It GOOD or BAD?

- 9 Sep 20, 10:28pm -
Jackery Explorer 1000: Off-Grid Mini Solar Power System REVIEW - Camping / Emergency / Bug Out Power

- 26 Aug 20, 11:02pm -