Instructables: exploring - outside - hiking http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:40:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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
Leather Rucksack http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Rucksack/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:45:44 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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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
Paracord Fence Jumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Fence-Jumper/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:06:38 PST
How to tie an extended two-strand Matthew Walker knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-an-extended-two-strand-Matthew-Walker-k/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog Cyber Skull beads provided by Schmuckatelli Co. The video demonstrates how to tie a two-strand and an extended/lengthened two-strand Matthew Walker knot, knots #s 776 and 777 in 'The Ashley Book of Knots'.  They can be made even longer, but I usually...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:44 PST
Paracord Speed laces http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Speed-laces/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:23:54 PST
Key Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Key-Sheath/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 20:25:55 PST
Finding offbeat local hiking destinations http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-offbeat-local-hiking-destinations/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:31:32 PST
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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By: EyeWander

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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
Pants Daypack/Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pants-DaypackBackpack/
Pants Daypack/Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/KQX2/HOHYNOBL/FICKQX2HOHYNOBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/KQX2/HOHYNOBL/FICKQX2HOHYNOBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/KQX2/HOHYNOBL/FICKQX2HOHYNOBL.SMALL.jpg Ludvicka This backpack can be used in an emergency situation when you might have to leave your car to go for help or can be a spur of the moment decision to go for a hike at that beautiful overlook you hadn't expected. There are only 2 items required to make a useful and quick backpack to carry your water bo...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 04:57:45 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
Building Hiking Trails http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Hiking-Trails/
Building Hiking Trails - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/X6IH/HO7XG909/FITX6IHHO7XG909.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/X6IH/HO7XG909/FITX6IHHO7XG909.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/X6IH/HO7XG909/FITX6IHHO7XG909.SMALL.jpg Glowy Dawn I love to hike.  Where I live there are many great trails. I had never thought about how those trails were created.  Then I worked on a trail crew one summer.  That is when I realized trails do not just pop up overnight.  People work hard to create and maintain trails.  Many areas have volunteer gro...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:42:51 PST
How to make a cot style hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cot-style-hammock/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:57:01 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
Cooking On an Open Fire Without Utensils http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-On-an-Open-Fire-Without-Utensils/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 12:29:31 PDT
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
Smartphone holder for bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-holder-for-bicycle/
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 14:30:04 PDT
550 Clicker-Biner-Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/550-Clicker-Biner-Pen/
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 17:58:48 PDT
Going To The Bathroom In The Wilderness http://www.instructables.com/id/Going-To-The-Bathroom-In-The-Wilderness/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:34:38 PDT