Posts Tagged ‘sporting knife’

Safe and Easy Sporting Knife Projects for Kids

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Many parents hope to teach their children basic techniques for using sporting knives. From cooking to cleaning game, deftness with a knife is a useful skill for anyone to have. And although digital technology presents today’s children with a plethora of entertainment options, kids still enjoy creating things with their own hands. The sporting knife exercises listed below can help kids gain confidence – safely – and have fun while they learn how to properly wield hunting knives. (more…)

5 Survival Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

survival gearWhen you’re backpacking in the wilderness, you never know what type of situation you might run into, which is why it’s important to be prepared for anything. Your pack is your lifeline, carrying all of the gear and emergency supplies you’ll need to survive away from civilization; however, you’re limited in terms of how much you can put in it.


Rafting the Grande Ronde River

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Grande Ronde RiverOregon’s network of rivers is a gold mine for rafting enthusiasts, with a wide variety of rapids ranging from mild to highly technical. Whitewater rafters travel to the Northwest from all over the world to navigate the region’s renowned rapids and scenic rivers. For beginners, or rafters who want a more laid-back experience, the Grande Ronde offers a stunning combination of mild rapids and scenic beauty.


5 Hunting Knife Tips for Field Dressing Game

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

deer antlersYou’ve spent hours patiently scoping the woods and waiting for just the right opportunity to aim, fire and down your prey. Flushed with adrenaline and success, you head in to claim your kill. Now it’s time to pull out your hunting knife and get down to the dirty work.


3 Edible Northwest Plants

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

cattailsThose who spend a lot of time hiking or backpacking in the wilderness understand the importance of bringing extra food and other emergency supplies. You never know when an accident, injury or wrong turn can cause you to become lost or stranded. In such a situation, your emergency food store would ideally last you until help arrived – but what if it didn’t?


LED Flashlights for Spelunkers

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Whether you are new toSpelunking spelunking or a veteran cave explorer, it is imperative that you have a quality light source. LED flashlights come in many sizes and levels of quality; thus, there are some important factors to consider when purchasing your light source for spelunking. This article provides some suggestions on what to look for when choosing your LED flashlight.