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My Minimalist Daypack Broken Down

In the weeks that have transpired since publishing my previous blog "The Importance of the Minimalist Daypack", I have worked hard to gather an ass...

The Importance of the Minimalist Daypack

As many of you may know, I have slowly been building and refining my minimalist backpacking setup and documenting my progress in an ongoing youtube...

Discovering the Dark Side to Colorado Homesteading

"There is nothing more constant than change" - Heraclitus     For some time, I have had a growing sense that challenges were on the horizon. An...

What Is Acid Etching And Why My Axxis Will Have It

Traditionally, most knife companies use acid etching to enhance the visual aesthetic of their differential heat treatment, or to distinguish diffe...

A Worthwhile Commitment

"We often forget that we are nature. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say we have lost our connection to nature, we have lost...

Lessons learned from the Axxis Kickstarter

  There's no such thing as too prepared! Launching the Axxis Kickstarter marked a huge milestone in my life for a number of reasons, not t...

A WWII Machete Reborn

  It's always a tough call to cannibalize a vintage or antique blade, especially when it has historical relevance and value. In my case, the blad...

One Striker; Twice the Sparks.

  As is so often the case with difficult journeys, one may have been inclined not to start at all had they known in advance the challenges they ...

Hafting Tips Q & A

What type of wood should I use to make the haft? Short Answer: ALWAYS select a greenwood sapling of some sort. Long Answer: The specific...

My "Morel" Obligation...Pt. 2

There seems to be a lot of confusion out there regarding the cleaning of Morels. What’s the best method? Is it even required? It might be differen...

My "Morel" Obligation...pt. 1

As the ground begins to warm after winter months, morels can be found all over the eastern US and in the pacific northwest. Morels grow in tempera...

A Newfound Bounty in Lean Times

There are few experiences in life that are as rewarding as being able to provide your own sustenance. If you are a hunter, gardener, forager, etc....