Food preparedness and storage is something I personally take very seriously. There are times due to our location that we are unable to leave our home because of our 2.5 mile lane being impassable either because of mud or snow and ice. Also due to the demands of both our businesses and our homestead, we […]
At TrayerWilderness.com we have been busy doing a lot of new things. The blacksmith shop has been getting a lot of use while the Mountain Man has been hand forging a lot of new things. Join Mountain Man, Glen Trayer in his smithy today where he will show you how to make homemade nails or […]
I was blessed to harvest my 1st buck this weekend concluding our big game hunting this year. I wanted to take this time to share, what we feel is invaluable knowledge. WARNING: If you have a weak stomach or you feel that killing an animal for food on the table is animal cruelty you will […]
The bow and drill is not one of the easiest means of starting a fire, but it is a great skill to know in the event you are stranded without your gear. Learning to use things around you for survival is what we will be focusing on.
Without fire – you are unable to stay warm, dry and are missing a key component to sterilizing water which is an absolute necessity for your survival. This week we discussed modern day forms of fire starting, such as your fire strikers, magnesium and ferosium rods, flint and steel and of course a lighter.
MWJ Survival Series has begun. I started things by discussing my chosen day pack and the contents within. We then ventured on to what I feel is the most important skill in the outdoors for survival and that is being able to start a fire and the various methods to use. We continue this week […]