A Rope Kit for Backpacking

You could say that rope is the backbone of a campsite. It goes into everything from tents and shelters to cooking tripods and furniture. One of the best ideas I’ve seen in a long time is a “rope kit” — an organized collection of pre-cut ropes. Here’s how to put one together.

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Mora Knife Models Explained and Compared

So you want to buy a Mora knife. The problem is, you visited a web store and found dozens of models. To make matters worse, it was hard to see any difference at all between them. In this article, we explain the differences between the most popular Mora knives.

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Using Petroleum Jelly Cotton Balls as a Fire Starter

When it comes to starting fires in the wild, I can’t think of any option as cheap, light-weight, and fool-proof as homemade petroleum jelly cotton balls. Petroleum jelly cotton balls almost guarantee me a fire, even in adverse conditions. In this report, I describe how I make and use them.

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