Batoning: How to Safely Baton With Your Knife (With Video)

May 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Trail Boss Videos

I think batoning is a skill that everyone who goes in the field should learn with a smaller knife. However that being said the proper tool for the job always works best. I have plenty of experience doing this, because in my travels I have been stuck with out the proper tool and had to make do because of the mission or situation. Read more

How to build a Debris Shelter (Photo)

June 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Trail Boss Outdoor Tips

By Steven L. Doran

A debris shelter is nothing more than taking available foliage and or debris and making a small hut to protect yourself from the elements.  No offense to the homeless,  but when they take found materials in the city to make a shelter it is the same thing.  Even in the desert you can use what is at hand to provide yourself with a shelter. Read more