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Survival Hiking Spear- SOG Spirit Review

A close encounter with a bear got me thinking about ways that I could defend myself if a wild animal became aggressive towards me. In this episode I'll be sharing my experience, and I'll be testing out the SOG Spirit, which is a type of compact spear. I was impressed with the results, and I think you'll be too. *Please note that this is NOT a sponsored product video.

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Wild Edibles- Tree Bark- Cambium- Emergency Food

Sometimes, wild food sources can be scarce. Especially during the winter months. But did you know that many kinds of trees contain an emergency food source, which can be accessed all year round? Certain trees contain an edible inner bark, known as cambium. The cambium layer in edible trees contains loads of starches, minerals, vitamins, and some sugars. Knowing which trees to harvest from, and how to harvest them could save your life one day. However, cambium is known as an emergency food. That means it should […]

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Wild Spring Delicacies- Ramps, Morels, Fiddleheads, Birch Sap

In the world of wild edibles, springtime offers a buffet of delicacies that can’t be found any other time of the year. Ramps/leeks, morel mushrooms, fiddlehead ferns, and birch sap. The season for these wild edibles is short, and they can be tricky to find, but this episode will teach you how to: look for, identify, and prepare them for your plate.

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