Tag: Survival

A conversation with ‘professional caveman’ Donny Dust

A conversation with 'professional caveman' Donny Dust

Even the most experienced, seasoned hunters get a chill when imagining themselves stripped of their gear, alone in the wilderness. It’s a pretty extraordinary thing, then, to find someone who’s not only comfortable with that idea, they relish it. Donny Dust, owner and operator of Paleo Tracks Survival in Colorado, is just such a person.

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Layer up to stay warm and dry in any weather

Staying warm and dry might be the most important thing you can do in the outdoors. Mother Nature can be a cruel bitch, and hypothermia is just waiting to put the hurt on you—or even kill. But with a little planning and the proper clothing in your pack, you’ll be able to stay safe no

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How to build a fire when everything has gone wrong

How to build a fire when everything has gone wrong

High winds; wet, stormy weather; or frozen fingers can make even the simple act of starting a fire a life-or-death struggle. Here are a few things you can do to ensure you’ll have a cozy campfire burning—no matter the challenges. I had gone to sleep that night wearing all my clothes inside my sleeping bag,

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