Instructables: exploring - outside - hiking http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:42:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
How To Make A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bug-Out-Bag-BOB-or-Long-Term-Surviva/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:27 PDT
portable tent heater http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-tent-heater/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Backpacking-Stuff-Sack/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:59:09 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-Tyvek-Backpacking-Belt/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:14:52 PDT
How to start a fire with a magnesium flint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-a-fire-with-a-magnesium-flint/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:27:36 PST
By Bread Alone http://www.instructables.com/id/By-Bread-Alone/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:57:32 PST
Ice Spikes for Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Spikes-for-Boots/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:54:52 PST
Tent Small Candle Stove KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Small-Candle-Stove-KP/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:08:35 PST
Tent wood stove classic KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-wood-stove-classic-KP/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 03:14:20 PST
Climbing Pack w/ Frame and pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Climbing-Pack-w-Frame-and-pattern/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:18:00 PST
Paracord Zipper Pull: Box Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Zipper-Pull-Box-Knot/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:45:53 PST
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flashing-LED-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:36 PST
Paracord Solar USB Battery Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Solar-USB-Battery-Backpack/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:05:03 PST
The Jagged Ladder Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jagged-Ladder-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 19:29:30 PST
Paracord Beer-holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Beer-holder/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 12:51:20 PST
Pine sap lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-sap-lamp/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:05:15 PST
Remove Nettles and Stickers From Clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Nettles-and-Stickers-From-Clothing/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:55:04 PST
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-trials-and-tribulations-of-a-beginner-backpack/
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SMALL.jpg mrthom ** This is my FIRST EVER Instructable! Many people keep asking me to write up about backpacking and what I use, so here we go! It's not finished yet, but I'm working on it! All constructive feedback is more the welcome... in fact, its encouraged! :) **In this Instructable I shall try to give a run d...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:11:53 PST
Kydex AR15 Pistol Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Kydex-AR15-Pistol-Holster/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 10:34:12 PST
Camel bak - tap clean http://www.instructables.com/id/Camel-bak-tap-clean/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:15:31 PST
Essential Backcountry Camping Preparation Checklist http://www.instructables.com/id/Essential-Backcountry-Camping-Preparation-Checklis/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:09 PDT
Hiking Toothbrush http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-Toothbrush/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:24:50 PDT
Soda/beer Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Sodabeer-Can-Stove/
Soda/beer Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/LI7D/I12KLCC5/FZ9LI7DI12KLCC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/LI7D/I12KLCC5/FZ9LI7DI12KLCC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/LI7D/I12KLCC5/FZ9LI7DI12KLCC5.SMALL.jpg cristoph This is an ultralight stove design. This a popular design among hikers, campers, and preppers. This can be made with almost any can. Find Some Cans Aluminum cans are plentiful especially along roads. This is why I like this project because it's almost free. Just find some cans Cut Out The Tops...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:30:50 PDT
Tent Rainfly Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Rainfly-Modification/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 17:38:04 PDT
Custom Leather Sling Style Backpacks And Dog Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Leather-Sling-Style-Backpacks-And-Dog-Harne/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:52:36 PDT
Tactical Paracord Zipper Pull http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactical-Paracord-Zipper-Pull/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:43:07 PDT
Fly Tying: Glo Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Tying-Glo-Bug/
Fly Tying: Glo Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/880U/HZS8WMXW/F38880UHZS8WMXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/880U/HZS8WMXW/F38880UHZS8WMXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/880U/HZS8WMXW/F38880UHZS8WMXW.SMALL.jpg Infernoxan Glo Bugs are a very effective, simple looking pattern but can be very difficult to make look good. By using the steps I illustrate in this instructable, you can make (with LOTS of practice) good looking Glo Bugs.Materials:-Glo Bug yarn-Strong thread, probably GSP (gel spun)-Hook of your choice, I li...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 21:26:27 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
Twisted hiking/backpacking staff (aka: walking stick) http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-hikingbackpacking-staff-aka-walking-stick/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:04:24 PDT
Sheet Bend with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Bend-with-Janine/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:40:52 PDT
Tying a Tautline Hitch with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Tautline-Hitch-with-Janine/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:44:08 PDT
Zeppelin Bend with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeppelin-Bend-with-Janine/
Zeppelin Bend with Janine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/AIIZ/HZ3YDZIU/FCIAIIZHZ3YDZIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/AIIZ/HZ3YDZIU/FCIAIIZHZ3YDZIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/AIIZ/HZ3YDZIU/FCIAIIZHZ3YDZIU.SMALL.jpg janinerogers Hey guys, I'm going to show you how to tie a Zeppelin Bend. It has no relation to the band Led Zeppelin, but it IS associated with a zeppelin, or blimp-- this is the kind of knot traditionally used to hold one down. A zeppelin bend, like any other bend, is a knot used to tie two lines together, idea...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:17:40 PDT
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography http://www.instructables.com/id/6-easy-tips-to-improve-your-outdoor-photography/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:45:26 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
Warm Walking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Walking-Stick/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:54:31 PDT
Hack / Break In tight hiking shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-In-tight-hiking-shoes/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 06:34:47 PDT
Waterproof Your Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Your-Bug-Out-Bag/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:15:32 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
Christmas tree hiking staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-tree-hiking-staff/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 04:43:38 PDT
Useful Items To Bring While In The Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Items-To-Bring-While-In-The-Outdoors/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:09:00 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
Survival Fishing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Fishing-Kit-2/
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By: Captain MacTavish

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Sat, 3 May 2014 15:08:23 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
Camping Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Cart/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:44:02 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
Effective Firestarter for the wet weathers http://www.instructables.com/id/Effective-Firestarter-for-the-wet-weathers/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:20:35 PDT
Camelbak UnBottle DIY Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/Camelbak-UnBottle-DIY-Redux/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:11:35 PDT
Paracord Hiking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Hiking-Belt/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:15:32 PST