Category Archive: hypothermia

Jul 19

Paracord Survival Necklace With Firesteel Toggle

  Many people who are constructing the survival bracelets seen all over the place, are now making them with toggles made from firesteel, otherwise known as a ferrocerium rod. This adds another survival item to the bracelet, in addition to the cordage itself. A brilliant idea! Based off of this idea, I decided to construct …

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Feb 25


On April 28 of ’08, I finished up my hiking day of 14.7 miles on the AT and made camp at the Hogback Ridge Shelter in Tennessee. It was a small shelter, sleeping 6 (we crammed 7) with water nearby. It was chilly in the morning, around 2 pm or so the sun came out …

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