Everyone thirsts to explore Dane was a member of the #LHX2017 team and is returning this year for #LHX2018 Read in his own word who he is, why he loves the outdoors, and what is featheredprop? Back in the mid 90s I began journaling my backpacking trips to share with my friends. Soon, I was … Continue reading Thirsty Thursday Explorer – Dane Cramer aka @featheredprop
Coming this summer SATURDAY, JUNE 9TH 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. ALL TIED UP IN KNOTS HIKE JOHN P. SAYLOR TRAIL LUNCH IS INCLUDED Whether you’re an avid camper, a determined mountaineer or a wilderness explorer, learning how to tie knots is a useful skill for any wilderness situation. We’ll explore the bogs and forest of Gallitzin … Continue reading All Tied Up
We're honored to have Sawyer as a sponsor of #LHX2017. In this post my friend Dane shares a little about the Sawyer Mini and a little modification you can use when on the trail. What’s not to love about the Sawyer Mini Squeeze filter? Well, for one thing, the provided “dirty” water bladder isn’t very … Continue reading Sawyer Mini Modifcation
Fall is my favorite time of year to hike. It's not just the color of the leaves changing but the cooler crisp air and the smell of wood burning stoves in the distance. But while fall has a lot to offer for hikers and backpackers we need to be careful as it's also the beginning … Continue reading Don’t Become the Hunted…Be Seen!
When in a pinch, meaning you have no filter system or purification there is a way to filter water in a survival situation. Simple sand water filter 1. To start with, you need a container. If you can find a large, empty can, use it. Punch 5-10 holes in the bottom of the can. A … Continue reading Filtering Water to Survive