Equipment and Gear

Kettle Valley Rail Trail Development Draft Concept Plan Chute Lake to Naramata

The Kettle Valley Rail Trail offers a rare opportunity for a low grade, long distance high
quality cycling trail unprecedented elsewhere in the Province. The greater “rail trail
network” offers opportunities for a greater diversity of recreation and this concept is
central to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail Development Concept Plan ‐ Chute Lake to
Naramata.

Wood Fuel Campstove Converts Heat to USB power!

The technology to use wood heat for power has been understood and utilized for decades. Finally an innovative company has harnessed this technology to create a campstove for backpackers and a larger size stove for home use (specially in third world countries) They...

The Fastest and Easiest Tent Setup for Camping

The fastest and easiest tent setup that I have seen in awhile comes from an outdoor entrepreneur in Australia. Meet the Oztent! I met the creator of the Oztent via Twitter and he sent me this video that shows how fast his tent can be set up. With all of the extra add...

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)