Category Archives: equipment

Traveling by bike

A mountain bike can be treated as an additional equipment for a walker, allowing him to move faster. In very difficult terrain, it is better to pack in a backpack than side bags hung on the trunk. It may turn out, that burdened …

Traveling on a motorcycle

Motorcycles of special construction are characterized by high durability, so they can drive in almost all conditions. In a two-wheeled vehicle, what is a motorcycle, the correct distribution of the load is of great importance. The motorcycle can lose easily if the weight is not distributed properly …

Sheet and string backpack

Sheet and string backpack

1 If you don't have a backpack, you can carry the equipment in a makeshift bag. Take a canvas or a piece of nylon. Put a pebble in each corner and tie it.

2 Arrange things in a sheet, evenly in one line. Collapse all, …

How To Make Travois

EXECUTION OF TRAVOIS

1 Cut two straight lines, strong sticks at least long 2 meters. Align them on the inside, cutting the knots and twigs with a knife.

2 Tie the sticks to the poles approx 10 cm. They must be strong enough, …

How to make a simple rack

MAKING A SIMPLE FRAME

1 Cut off the forking branch approx 30 cm below the space, where it forks. Check it out, is it too heavy. Align the forked ends to a height of approx 1 meters.

2 Make cuts on all three branches. Tie on …

Packing the backpack

If you have already made the decision to go, preparations should begin. Equipment and other necessary items should be properly washed in advance, repaired and packed. ground, through which the trail will lead, a recognized and possibly accurate plan of the expedition. Remember to stockpile …

Compass – determining the directions of the world

Compass – determining the directions of the world

The ability to define the directions of the world is the basis of good orientation in the field. Therefore, the compass is the most important instrument, who is taking the road. A watch is also necessary, which also allows you to mark the direction, as well as an estimate of the distance traveled, …

Field cookers

The easiest way to prepare warm food is to cook over a fire or cubes of dry fuel. If the conditions do not allow to make a fire or it is dangerous, you should use the stove, which ignites easily, uses fuel sparingly, and the flame can be adjusted. …

How to make dishes and spoons?

How to make dishes and spoons?

MAKE A CLAY VESSEL

1 Make flat clay, round bottom. To make the vessel stable and durable, the bottom must be thicker than the walls.

2 Make partitions from a roll of clay.

3 When the walls are quite high, smooth out …

Dishes and pots

The basic equipment for preparing meals in the field is a pot or cauldron, stove or fireplace, on which you can cook and bake, and a wooden spoon. When you are preparing food, both the pot, as well as the entire stove or fire must be sheltered from the wind; …