We are an outdoor family living in a remote mountain area known for frequent extreme weather–especially in the winter. For this reason, we never go anywhere without our family packs. While it used to be odd to me that visitors always wanted to go through and see what’s in them, I’m used to it now. […]
For that little spare time a homesteader gets, sometimes it’s just nice to pop some popcorn, put your feet up, and enjoy a movie or TV show. Here’s a big list of homesteading, survival, and Alaskan movies on instant upload and DVD rental from Netflix! Great for family night!
Stranded in the mountains overnight? Major snowstorm catch you off guard? Here’s your best chance to survive in the snow overnight!
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.