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PocketMonkey: A Light and Skinny Multitool

PocketMonkey Utility Tool

PocketMonkey is a surprisingly useful multitool for its minimal size and weight. It weighs 18 grams, is slightly smaller and thicker than a credit card, and is designed to fit into a card slot in your wallet. The PocketMonkey is USA made, …

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Book Review: Ray Mears Essential Bushcraft

Ray Mears Essential Bushcraft - A Handbook of Survival Skills from around the World

You’ll probably never use most of the stuff in Ray Mears Essential Bushcraft: A Handbook of Survival Skills from Around the World, but it is fascinating to see the ingenuity of people from around the world and they utilize nature to increase …

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Trail Blazing Conventions and Guidelines

he Saco River Trail runs through Crawford Notch in New Hampshire

The first question that most volunteer trail adopters ask is “When do I get to paint a blaze?” I know, because it was one of the first questions I asked when I volunteered to adopt a trail on Mt Washington. But there’s …

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