Bushcraft USA Forums

    1. Introductions

      Tell us a little about yourself and why you are interested in bushcraft. Say as much or as little as you are comfortable with.
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      Latest: Howdy from Mississippi DarrylM, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:04 PM
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    2. General Bushcraft Discussion

      General discussion threads for bushcraft.
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    3. BushClass USA

      This is the new online education forum, that is free for all members of Bushcraft USA. Terry Barney of Midwest School of Bushcraft is the lead instructor.
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      Latest: (E) Student practice for firesteel lanyard dkgoesmo, Mar 29, 2017 at 6:16 PM
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    4. Events

      A place to post up notice, plan, or organize any type of event including bushcraft meets, rendezvous, or gatherings.
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    1. Vendor-Hobbyist Classifieds

      This forum is for the use of Vendors and Hobbyists.
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      Latest: Rattlesnake strikers..... mainewoods, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:31 PM
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    2. Supporter's Trade Blanket

      Supporter trade blanket.
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      Latest: Bags + for sale Buck, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:27 PM
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    1. Trips & Expeditions

      Discussions on bushcraft day trips, overnights, long term trips, or meets.
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      Latest: Camping with my youngest son. Slib, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:22 AM
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    2. Backpacking

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      Latest: What is your total pack weight Jayson, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:45 AM
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    3. Paddling

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      Latest: Building a Sailing Tricanoe OutnBacker, Mar 30, 2017 at 9:19 AM
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    4. Geocaching

      A place for the general discussion of geocaching.
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    5. Winter Camping

      Skills, gear, clothing, and tips related to cold weather or snow camping.
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      Latest: First Winter Overnight Keithturkjr, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:44 PM
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    6. Transportation

      Forum for discussion of your modes of conveyance...land, sea or air.
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      Latest: Bicycle Riders? GeoKrpan, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:01 AM
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    1. Self-made Gear

      Anything that can be made with your skills, that will assist or support you in your bushcraft adventures.
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      Latest: How to Make Gunpowder the Old Fashioned Way tomme boy, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:30 PM
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    2. Monthly Projects

      Monthly bushcraft related projects and challenges.
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      Latest: March Challenge (fire) ?? Spirit-Wolf, Mar 22, 2017
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    3. Homesteading

      For those with the knowledge or the desire to improve your self-reliance.
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      Latest: Gophers...what do you do??? geologist2, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:18 AM
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    4. Preparedness

      A place to discuss homesteading, preparing for natural disasters, alternative energy, gardening, raising livestock or something of that nature.
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      Latest: Lost Woman does everything right Patriot Bushcraft, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:29 PM
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    5. Fire

      Methods of starting fire, acquiring tinder, best wood to use, etc. An essential skill in bushcraft.
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      Latest: Updated Fire Kit pgvoutdoors, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:35 PM
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    6. Hunting, Fishing & Gathering

      Hunting, trapping, wild edibles, food preparation and food preservation.
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      Latest: Me vs Mouse HeadyBrew, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:01 PM
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    7. Bush Medicine

      You need to know self-aid for the woods, lakes, rivers, swamps, etc. Share your first aid kits and tips here.
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      Latest: Pet Health NWPrimate, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:16 PM
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    8. Other Skills

      Making cordage, navigation, signaling, and any other bushcraft skill we forgot.
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      Latest: Help with notches / carving UAHiker, Mar 29, 2017 at 3:28 PM
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    9. Flora & Fauna

      The place for information and pictures of flora and fauna.
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      Latest: Someone Has Been Bushcrafting in My Woods Paul Foreman, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:57 AM
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    1. Shelter

      What type of shelter is best, or what do you use?
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      Latest: wool blanket help! Togus, Mar 30, 2017 at 8:38 AM
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    2. Sleep Systems

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    3. Hammocks

      Its a hangin' thang.
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    4. Clothing

      Buckskin, wool and the high-tech stuff you wear while practicing bushcraft.
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      Latest: Wool blanket Boreal NWPrimate, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:26 PM
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    5. Cooking & Water Purification

      Cook sets, billy cans, canteen cups, dutch ovens, or a tomato soup can...what gets your vittles going? Water gathering and purification.
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      Latest: Little V8 can stove BornWild, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:37 PM
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    6. Packs, Bags & Pouches

      What do you use to get into the bush, and what do you carry?
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      Latest: Frost River pack for weekend/week trips? wdstephens, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:12 PM
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    7. Electronics

      Electronics includes GPS, Commo, head lamps, and other items that you cannot build in the bush, or that makes the experience more comfortable for you.
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      Latest: Wifi extenders wwang, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:29 PM
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    8. Food

      What you make, what you take and what you make to take.
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      Latest: Parched corn question. mainewoods, Mar 29, 2017 at 5:57 PM
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    9. Reviews

      Gear and equipment reviews. We want the good, the bad and the ugly.
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      Latest: Terava Jaeger 140: A class of its own Chili, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:00 PM
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    10. Gear Deals

      Know of a link to a really good deal other members might be interested in? Post it here so we can all benefit. Please read the sticky for the rules of this sub-forum.
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      Latest: Finnish Gas Mask Bag @ keepshooting hunter63, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:29 PM
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    1. Archery

      Archery related topics.
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      Latest: First recurve. JasonJ, Mar 30, 2017 at 9:45 AM
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    2. Edged Tools

      Knives, axes, tomahawks, & saws. Thought by some to be the most essential bushcraft tool... second only to knowledge.
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      Latest: Becker BK-9 , Lets see some pictures! T. Pollock, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:34 PM
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    3. Firearms

      Anything to do with firearms: pistol, shotgun or rifle; flintlock, percussion or cased ammo.
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      Latest: 13th Annual Frozen Mosins match, Maine... Dingo22, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:35 PM
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    4. Primitive Tools

      Bows, atlatls, spears, scrapers, and any tool or weapon that can be made with a little bushcraft knowledge and skill.
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    5. Other Tools

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  1. Vendor Forums

    Vendor forums for makers, manufacturers, retailers, and business owners.
    1. Bushcraft Outfitters

      Forum for the Bushcraft USA store - Bushcraft Outfitters. Quality outdoor gear for the serious woodsman.
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      Latest: OD 10X10 Tarps in Stock!!! BushSmith, Mar 29, 2017 at 1:33 PM
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    2. Adventure Sworn Bushcraft Co.

      Custom bushcraft knives and gear
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      Latest: AS Classic or Mountaineer House of Horst, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:32 AM
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    3. Adirondack Wilderness Company

      Wood, leather, and steel handcrafts.
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    4. River Bottom Blades

      Benchcrafted Knives and Leather
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    5. MP Knives

      Unique handmade knives.
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      Latest: MP knives Pictures Monkeynono, Mar 27, 2017 at 6:13 PM
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    6. Skab Leatherworks

      Outlandish leather goods and other oddities.
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      Latest: Forged Trekking Grill Skab, Mar 14, 2017
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    7. Gossman Knives

      "Wilderness Tools, Sharp Hardware for Big Timber" custom big game hunting & survival knives
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      Latest: Available knives Manu Ferrum, Mar 30, 2017 at 2:38 AM
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    8. Wolf Creek Forge

      Hand forged tools with pride.
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      Latest: Some Knife examples...(pics) Manu Ferrum, Mar 30, 2017 at 2:30 AM
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    9. LeValley Outdoors

      Vintage axes and other quality outdoor equipment.
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    10. Sargent Edged Tools

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      Latest: Post your Sargent Edged Tools! houstondiscdog, Mar 29, 2017 at 8:30 PM
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    11. 88 Tactical

      Cutting edge leader in providing real-world firearms and combatives training. 88 Tactical provides a wide range of training to law enforcement, military and citizens.
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      Latest: What I have been doing at 88 Tactical kcardwel, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:23 PM
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    12. JB Knife & Tool

      Custom Knives, Tools and Gadgets
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      Latest: Oak Burl SmilinJoe, Mar 22, 2017
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    13. 5col Survival Supply

      5col Survival Supply offers the gear you need to survive and thrive in any environment.
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    14. Brown Dog Pouch and Bag

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      Latest: Canteen size pouch seasonofthewoods, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:23 AM
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    15. Bearded Bladeworks

      Handmade knives.
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      Latest: Bearded Bladeworks PASS AROUND Judge, Feb 21, 2017
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    16. Michael Presnell Knives

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    17. USA Made Blade

      We are a small shop selling primarily American Made Knives with a strong belief in top notch customer service and wickedly fast shipping! We wish all knives were made in the U.S.A and we are doing our small part to try and make that happen!
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      Latest: ZT0460 in stock at USA Made Blade (New Pics) Whitty, Mar 29, 2017 at 2:18 PM
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    18. Stilwell Knives

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      Latest: Stilwell knives in Use. AirPirate, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:46 AM
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    19. Wilder Forge

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      Latest: Wilder Forge Cleaver Nakadnu, Mar 26, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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    20. Project MUD

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      Latest: This is Project Mud Mudman, Jun 26, 2016
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    21. Griffith Knives

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      Latest: Opening The Waitlist denboat, Nov 7, 2016
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    22. AA Forge Custom Knives

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      Latest: Web sit updates!!! AA Forge, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:12 PM
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    23. Mullins Forge and Metalworks

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    24. Blue Granite Bushcraft

      outdoor gear from hi country.
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      Latest: Swiss Pack total remake mab0852, Jan 28, 2017
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    25. Deering Knives

      Knives and leather for the discerning woodsman
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      Latest: Christian Bushcraft Group ERR, Mar 20, 2017
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    26. Siembida and Dutch Outfitters

      Knives and gear for the modern woodsman, made with pride in Ohio
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      Latest: Wait list is open! LukeTheSpook, Mar 28, 2017 at 5:39 PM
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    27. Wilderness Spirit

      Handmade knives.
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      Latest: The Survivor from Wilderness Spirit Wilderness Spirit, Mar 26, 2017 at 2:48 PM
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    28. Phantom X Gear

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      Latest: Sheath surgery... mainewoods, Mar 11, 2017
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    29. Rooster Mod Axes

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    30. Ben Akin Knives

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      Latest: What's going on around the shop today BayRat91, Mar 25, 2017 at 8:55 AM
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    31. Screech Owl Knives

      Heirloom quality tools and sheaths.
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    32. Sandcut Outdoors

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    33. Fiddleback Outpost

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      Latest: Fiddleback fotos FreudianSlip, Mar 27, 2017 at 7:48 AM
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    34. Loco Libre Gear

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      Latest: Top Quilt Considerations Red Wing, Feb 5, 2017
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    35. WILZ Custom Knives and Leather

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      Latest: Knife and gear pics CuriousLearner, Feb 10, 2017
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    36. Wilderness, Water & Woods Trading

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    37. Meeting Creek Knives

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      Latest: Introduction mainewoods, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:34 PM
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    1. Prayers & Smoke

      This forum is to ask or send, prayers, smoke and condolences. This is NOT a religious forum.
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      Latest: My Mom Back in the Hospital mainewoods, Mar 29, 2017 at 3:27 PM
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    2. Media Forum

      This is a forum for bushcraft media discussions related to movies, series, specials and documentaries.
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      Latest: The Last Alaskans Season 3 is here... Echefanthony, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:56 AM
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    3. Suggestions

      Please put your suggestions here for things you would like to see on Bushcraft USA.
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      Latest: Suggestion Guy, Feb 23, 2017
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    4. Books and Education

      Schools, classes & books related to bushcraft, preparedness or other topics.
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