Among the tools and innovations responsible for humankind's rise, an axe was premier. This video, from respected woodsman Len McDougall, a man who has been using axes for than a full half-century, reveals some of the lesser known basics of using an axe to make timber do what you want it to do.
This true story appeared in a state magazine in 1985. It contains lessons on so many levels...
It may be springtime in many parts of the country, but some are still buried under the final remains of a snowy winter. Learn how to start a fire atop hardpack snow.
Aside from being the closest breed of dog to their cousin, the Gray Wolf, Siberian huskies are different from other breeds in a variety of ways - don't take my word for it, ask any dogsled driver who knows the breed.
After a month and a half of subzero temps, even 20 degrees Fahrenheit feels warm.
Not getting lost in the woods is the equivalent of kindergarten to a woodsman - an expert can find something that's hidden in untracked wilderness. Len McDougall shows you how in this short, unscripted, unedited and unrehearsed video.
Outdoors Expert and author Len McDougall feeds venison bones that he's hacked up to his extremely grateful sled dog teams of Siberian huskies. Meat is a carnivore's natural food, and you can see from the health and fitness levels of even his old dogs that the diet agrees with them.
One of the secrets of healthy dogs is to feed them healthy food, and raw meat is their natural diet.
Meat isn't manufactured in a supermarket; many people don't seem to fully appreciate that. The following is actually an article I wrote several years ago.
A video guide to making the fire-starting tinder that has worked best for me the past two decades, whatever the weather.
If your loved ones were depending on you to start a fire for their warmth in a pouring rain, could you do it? Survival expert and author of PRACTICAL OUTDOOR SURVIVAL, et al, shows you how it's done.
This video demonstrates how to get a shaving edge on a never-sharpened knife, quickly, simply, economically, and - perhaps most importantly - manually.
What's it like to live with timber wolves? Watch the video and find out what life is like raising wolves.
Which fire starting tool works best - or at all?
What does a lone homesteader in the wilderness, miles off the grid, do when a rambunctious black bear challenges him for the right to a territory?
Some states are doing away with laws that require motorcycle riders to drive helmetless. Are they brain-damaged already?