Instructables: exploring - outside - hiking - survival http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:08:39 PST BLOX v1.01 Hiking Toothbrush http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-Toothbrush/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:24:50 PDT
Garmin Colorado external power http://www.instructables.com/id/Garmin-Colorado-external-power/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:43:48 PDT
The Two-strand Footrope Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Two-strand-Footrope-Knot/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:03:28 PDT
3 unlikely survival Items http://www.instructables.com/id/3-unlikely-survival-Items/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:15:35 PDT
Survival Pocket Fishing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Pocket-Fishing-Kit/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:31:09 PDT
Comprehensive Survival Fire Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Survival-Fire-Kit/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:42:13 PDT
Military Style Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Military-Style-Survival-Kit/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:58:37 PDT
How to make a two-peg spool knit paracord lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-two-peg-spool-knit-paracord-lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show how to make a paracord lanyard using two pegs of a knitting spool.  More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog The two-peg spool knit can be found in 'The Ashley Book of Knots' as #2878, a Square Loop Sinnet, along with other variations. I used a 17 foot length of paraco...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:47:35 PDT
Cup from plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-from-plastic-bottle/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 05:55:39 PST
Fully Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Waterproof-Matches/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 06:36:41 PST
The UUUgly Slingbag Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/The-UUUgly-Slingbag-Cover/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:49:21 PST
Ultimate Altoids Survival Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Altoids-Survival-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:48:47 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
camp stove http://www.instructables.com/id/camp-stove/
camp stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/ZCPO/HOUG8ORN/FIMZCPOHOUG8ORN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/ZCPO/HOUG8ORN/FIMZCPOHOUG8ORN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/ZCPO/HOUG8ORN/FIMZCPOHOUG8ORN.SMALL.jpg jkimm7 this instructable will show you step by step how to make a small lightweight camp stove.  materials for this project you will need; an aluminum can (empty) a pocket knife or box cutter ice pick, or a thumb tack scissors 90%+ alcohol or coleman fluid a container to boil water or cook stuff in cu...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 16:25:21 PST
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-hot-long-lasting-campfire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube We have made many of these already, to make sure it works for you guys, hope you enjoy :) Just incase the embedded video doesn't work heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQS_o_szCdY
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:06:00 PST
Food Storage Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Food-Storage-Can-Stove/
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:32:18 PST
Small Hiking/Camping/Travelling Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-HikingCampingTravelling-Kit/
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 08:24:19 PST
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part Three http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:59 PDT
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part Two http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:37 PDT
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part One http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:13 PDT
How to Make a Camp Stove from Garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Camp-Stove-from-Garbage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:33:21 PDT
How To Mod H&R Single Shot 12 gauge Project part 2 spin off from Dave Canterbury http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Mod-HR-Single-Shot-12-gauge-Project-part-2-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:19:27 PDT
Wearable Survival Kit -- Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Survival-Kit-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1V8Q/HKPXBHKB/FLW1V8QHKPXBHKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1V8Q/HKPXBHKB/FLW1V8QHKPXBHKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1V8Q/HKPXBHKB/FLW1V8QHKPXBHKB.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Wether you are preparing for a hiking trip, a natural disaster or the zombie apocalypse, it's good to be prepared! In this installment of my wearable survival kit, I show you how I introduce cover [one of the "C"s of survival] into my survival gear. See more of my vids for other components ...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 19:44:39 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-20/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:25:39 PDT
Hiking First Aid Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-First-Aid-Kit/
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:09:39 PDT
Ranger Bead Counter Shoulder Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Ranger-Bead-Counter-Shoulder-Strap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/0HY5/HH2VJA41/F4N0HY5HH2VJA41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/0HY5/HH2VJA41/F4N0HY5HH2VJA41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/0HY5/HH2VJA41/F4N0HY5HH2VJA41.SMALL.jpg soul_eater This is a idea to a ranger Bead Counter attached to my maxpedition Sitka shoulder strap, but can be attached any backpack, also glows in the dark you can find the beads in amazon. The bead Counter it's a military sistemas to keep the trak of the distance walked, every bead you pull it down every 60...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 13:21:12 PDT
Hiking staff/survival bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-staffsurvival-bow/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 14:29:12 PDT
Pill Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pill-Survival-Kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/UB9R/HFPTRLFV/FIBUB9RHFPTRLFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/UB9R/HFPTRLFV/FIBUB9RHFPTRLFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/UB9R/HFPTRLFV/FIBUB9RHFPTRLFV.SMALL.jpg csimpkins2 This is my pill survivall kit. This kit will provide your basic needs in a survival situation. All you need is: A flint and steel A knife A fishing Float Some cotton wool 2 fishing hooks Garden wire (can be strip and used as snare wire) Antiseptic Wipes Some plasters or band aids Paracord 2 water pu...
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 13:42:45 PDT
Don't throw away that old external frame pack just yet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-throw-away-that-old-external-frame-pack-just/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/4FM5/HEBNCBH2/FE94FM5HEBNCBH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/4FM5/HEBNCBH2/FE94FM5HEBNCBH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/4FM5/HEBNCBH2/FE94FM5HEBNCBH2.SMALL.jpg Mountainmistress This is basically an update to my post for my Go/Hiking pack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Gohikingextended-stay-bag/ So, I pretty much love the pack I've been using for years now and I'm not really looking forward to the cost of upgrading to a frame pack that would suit my needs. A while back ...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:00:05 PDT
Aluminum Beer Bottle Stove - 2 Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Bottle-Stove-2-Piece/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/3DPH/HDRS6926/FJ73DPHHDRS6926.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/3DPH/HDRS6926/FJ73DPHHDRS6926.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/3DPH/HDRS6926/FJ73DPHHDRS6926.SMALL.jpg jphphotography A very popular DIY design, I noticed instructables was lacking a "rolled edge" aluminum bottle stove instructable so I figured I'd make one. These are fun an easy to make. Once you make the die you can reuse it over and over to make more stoves. The photos should pretty much explain everything but i...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 20:36:14 PST
Oh look, it's another survival kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Oh-look-its-another-survival-kit/
Oh look, it's another survival kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/3FTP/H994X1UT/FE43FTPH994X1UT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/3FTP/H994X1UT/FE43FTPH994X1UT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/3FTP/H994X1UT/FE43FTPH994X1UT.SMALL.jpg andyup1 Well, if you're looking at my survival kit, chances are you've seen quite a few around here. I will not claim to have the oh-this-is-the-best-ever-kit-ever-you'll-never-find-one-better-and-this-fits-everyone's-every-need!!!!!! kit, but, for my situation and what I am likely to encounter, this is the...
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 11:50:45 PST
Two Bight Turk's Head Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Bight-Turks-Head-Paracord-Lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com  This video tutorial will show how to tie a Two-Bight Turk's-Head lanyard using about 5.5 feet of 550 paracord.  The Turk's Head part of the knot is described in 'The Ashley Book of Knots', knot #595.  I added the lanyard knot and loop o...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:58:23 PDT
Build an Altoids/tin can stove with just a knife/without ANY tools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Altoidstin-can-stove-without-ANY-tools/
Build an Altoids/tin can stove with just a knife/without ANY tools! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/AIZ8/H673DXJU/F0DAIZ8H673DXJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/AIZ8/H673DXJU/F0DAIZ8H673DXJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/AIZ8/H673DXJU/F0DAIZ8H673DXJU.SMALL.jpg BalkanSpirit IMPORTANT!!!!: I updated with a video! The top part of the stove has to be a bit higher as to leave space between the lower part, otherwise it will not burn! To do this I placed 2 wooden blocks, which can't be easily set to a fire state between the two parts...and voila! Optional: Make lots of hole...
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 02:11:16 PDT
survival pack http://www.instructables.com/id/survival-pack/
survival pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SRVO/H4AGDRFE/FBCSRVOH4AGDRFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SRVO/H4AGDRFE/FBCSRVOH4AGDRFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SRVO/H4AGDRFE/FBCSRVOH4AGDRFE.SMALL.jpg aliasaint thought i’d share my jetpack with you as my first instructable! it’s still in progress, but these are my contents thus far, minus my edc, cookset, shelter, & clothing system [which so far includes gloves, wicking garb, hiking shoes, thermals, gaiters, facemask, etc]. it’s meant to serve as my backpa...
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Sat, 14 Jul 2012 00:19:47 PDT
Hiking/Survival Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/HikingSurvival-Lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XP3L/H1YOJILB/F4SXP3LH1YOJILB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XP3L/H1YOJILB/F4SXP3LH1YOJILB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XP3L/H1YOJILB/F4SXP3LH1YOJILB.SMALL.jpg Mountainmistress Simple little lanyard that I ware when hiking, made of 550 paracord. Contains: 1. Survival whistle (whistle, compass, thermometer, LED flashlight, magnifying glass, and signal mirror) 2. Magnesium and flint 3. lighter 4. Folding knife on quick release 5. Altoids Smalls mini kit (held by silicon...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 19:25:40 PDT
Hot to Make a Survival Bracelet with Buckle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-to-Make-a-Survival-Bracelet-with-Buckle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/KZIE/H27LSSWC/FP2KZIEH27LSSWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/KZIE/H27LSSWC/FP2KZIEH27LSSWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/KZIE/H27LSSWC/FP2KZIEH27LSSWC.SMALL.jpg Knot the Ordinary How to make a paracord survival bracelet with a buckle. Follow me on FACEBOOK- Knot the Ordinary
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Thu, 24 May 2012 14:48:43 PDT
Uncle AZ's Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Uncle-AZs-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
Uncle AZ's Altoids Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/M6BW/H2CE6JJV/FQOM6BWH2CE6JJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/M6BW/H2CE6JJV/FQOM6BWH2CE6JJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/M6BW/H2CE6JJV/FQOM6BWH2CE6JJV.SMALL.jpg Prof. A. Z. O_Trope ALTOIDS SURVIVAL KIT OK, to start, let me say that this falls into the “better than nothing” category, but with a bit of thought and lots of borrowing of good ideas from other kits and other Instructables®, I think I came up with a fairly useful version. There are many similarities to other excelle...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 11:36:54 PDT
How to Tie a Single Strand Star Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Single-Strand-Star-Knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog This video will show how to tie a single strand star knot.  I followed Fred Creativ'Knots photo tutorial for tying the knot, but had comments from others that they were having trouble following the path of the cord, so between the video and the photo...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 19:23:04 PDT
What's in my Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-in-my-Backpack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/XB3Q/H1YONIVX/FI5XB3QH1YONIVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/XB3Q/H1YONIVX/FI5XB3QH1YONIVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/XB3Q/H1YONIVX/FI5XB3QH1YONIVX.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo Got a two part video series here showing what all I choose to put into my camping backpack, and my guy friend's camping backpack. Covering the basics, food, water, first aid/survival, tools, and some other various items. Feel free to kindly comment on anything you think I might need to add! To see p...
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Fri, 18 May 2012 14:41:32 PDT
Go/hiking/extended stay bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Gohikingextended-stay-bag/
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Thu, 10 May 2012 19:49:03 PDT
Medium Size survival kit and first aid. http://www.instructables.com/id/Medium-Size-survival-kit-and-first-aid/
Medium Size survival kit and first aid. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/PNL0/H0FLR5HO/FFIPNL0H0FLR5HO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/PNL0/H0FLR5HO/FFIPNL0H0FLR5HO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/PNL0/H0FLR5HO/FFIPNL0H0FLR5HO.SMALL.jpg Mountainmistress OK, so I posted my carry kit already, http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Altiods-Kit/ ,here. This is a bit larger that goes with us camping by clipping on the side of my pack via the Buddy-Lok system. When It's not with me Hiking it's in the car, quick at hand. i have an added update that ...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 10:01:14 PDT
Updated and revised hiking how-to: What I bring along with me. http://www.instructables.com/id/Updated-and-revised-hiking-how-to-What-I-bring-al/
Updated and revised hiking how-to: What I bring along with me. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo After many good suggestions and myself getting a few new items since my last instructable, I have updated on what I like to bring along with me on a light hike. Subtract or add whatever you like, also, suggestions are welcome as always! Happy Hiking all! Supplies I have several supplies I tak...
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:22:59 PDT
Hiking How-To: What I bring along with me. http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-along-when-HikingCamping/
Hiking How-To: What I bring along with me. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/Q77I/GXFXOUKO/FC2Q77IGXFXOUKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/Q77I/GXFXOUKO/FC2Q77IGXFXOUKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/Q77I/GXFXOUKO/FC2Q77IGXFXOUKO.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo Alright all you flower children/outdoorsy people, This here instructable is just a quick little video/photo's about what I personally like to take along when going on a hike or going camping, Your bag may differ, but this is mine, and I thought I would share, who knows, you may find some cool things...
By: amandaggogo

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Tue, 17 Jan 2012 15:07:25 PST
What's in my survival/first aid kit you ask? http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-in-my-survivalfirst-aid-kit-you-ask/
What's in my survival/first aid kit you ask? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/6YO5/GXFXNLYE/FA56YO5GXFXNLYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/6YO5/GXFXNLYE/FA56YO5GXFXNLYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/6YO5/GXFXNLYE/FA56YO5GXFXNLYE.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo These items! Got a quick little video explaining the items within my kit, and why I have those particular items. Also, I have some photos below for those of you that would rather read for yourself then listen to my rambling (Though I tried to make the video not boring!) http://youtu.be/KoSzcuieHvA ...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 18:36:09 PST
Easy woven paracord belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-woven-paracord-belt/
Easy woven paracord belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/WPPI/GWF5UDSB/FSHWPPIGWF5UDSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/WPPI/GWF5UDSB/FSHWPPIGWF5UDSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/WPPI/GWF5UDSB/FSHWPPIGWF5UDSB.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo This belt is pretty easy to make and looks good in my opinion. You can use any kind of belt buckle you want for it, I used D rings (Yes, I know, I don't have them fastened correctly, I always wear them this way because I'm cool like that.) Supplies You will need the following: Paracord (I used ...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 09:43:50 PST
Super Simple Survival Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Survival-Stove/
Super Simple Survival Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/HSNU/GVVPVABG/FP8HSNUGVVPVABG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/HSNU/GVVPVABG/FP8HSNUGVVPVABG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/HSNU/GVVPVABG/FP8HSNUGVVPVABG.SMALL.jpg WhiteTech I started this for the Stay Warm Weekly challenge, This step by step guide will teach you how to make a stove/warming can, which in this case, is a big candle. It's very simple and burns for an easy 45 minutes and it's waterproof! It's essentially a big candle! Materials and Tools One of the...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 13:40:36 PST
Outdoor EDC Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-EDC-Kit/
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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 16:26:07 PDT
Pocket Survival Kit (Not a Candy Tin!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Survival-Kit-Not-a-Candy-Tin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SMALL.jpg punkhead58 This is my entry for the Survival Skills Challenge, and my first Instructable. Here is my little utility/emergency* survival pouch that I carry while camping, hiking, and fishing. Now, I do all of these activities in nice weather (late spring-early fall), so I wanted a small, compact kit that would...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 15:32:56 PDT
Cell Phone Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-Phone-Mirror/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JLVK/GSUT1CIB/FEUJLVKGSUT1CIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JLVK/GSUT1CIB/FEUJLVKGSUT1CIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JLVK/GSUT1CIB/FEUJLVKGSUT1CIB.SMALL.jpg Capesquan A great way to grab attention, if lost or in need of rescue, or just to be spotted, is to add a mirror screen protector to your cell phone. The mirror does not affect the visibility of the phone's screen, and works all the time, even if the phone's battery dies. Besides that, it protects the screen ...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 16:52:58 PDT
Paracord wrapped Maglight (glow in the dark) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-wrapped-Maglight-glow-in-the-dark/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 13:35:52 PDT