• Stories from "Out There"

    Night of The Spiders

      For people who are into – or who are considering – sleeping on the ground (in an improvised shelter, or under a tarp), this will either make you smile .. or drive you out of the woods .. lol * A little background: Between mid 1984, and mid 1990, My Wife and I were living in Port Angeles, WA – Yet, during that time I spent probably a cumulative total of 2 years Alone in the Wilderness. I had a permanent campsite, and primitive shelter, established ( about 14 miles from the highway, and an additional 8 miles deep into the backcountry of Olympic National Park ) I would…

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    About Wilderness Survivaling

    A little history: I was born and raised in the Southwestern US – Way back in the mid ’40s. My Father was retired from the US Army, and As a child, my father my mother and I would load up in a camper trailer that my father had built. We would leave the day after school was out and go visit national parks national forests and other wild areas. And would not return until the week before school began again. Survivaling Years back, when I would go “Out There”, My Wife would tell people that I was out “Survivaling“. Ever since then, I have used that term to cover the…