Canada

Backcountry Emergency Hut TEST!

  Okay, we're out here in the Okanagan on the back side of Big White Mountain and come across an emergency Hut. Sometimes people get lost around Big White so we thought, "let's do a mock scenario and pretend we are lost, cold, and let's see what happens. Here is...

Zum Peak in Cascade District

Zum Peak in Cascade District Free Camping at Zum Peak in Cascade District recreation site has 2 Campsites and you can go to the site with a four wheel drive! Enjoy exclusive Camping, Hiking, Nature Study opportunities. Amenities: Tables,Toilets Zum Peak in Cascade...

Report on Lynx in the Okanagan

This post includes a link to the PDF complete report. I have uploaded the report because many hikers and adventurers in the Okanagan have never seen a Lynx. This report will answer many questions. Thanks to Ray Derickson who hosted the researchers at his trapping...

Made In Canada

TracksAndTrails.ca Fire Strikers and Fatwood tinder are Made In Canada

How To Light A Fire Without Matches

Step 1.

Fluff the fatwood by scraping the stick with the edge of your striker. If a hunting knife is available, use the BACK of the blade to fluff.

Step 2.

Practice getting a spark to land on the pile of fluffed fatwood by using your ferro rod and the edge of your striker.

Step 3.

Direct the sparks to the top of the pile of fluffed fatwood by using your QUICK-FIRE and the edge of the Striker. (Or use the back of a blade)