The “dead drop” has its history firmly rooted in espionage tradecraft. If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s simply a way to pass messages between two people using a secret location that doesn’t require the two of them to meet. Also known as a “dead letter box”, the container is usually hidden in a location that wouldn’t raise suspicions if either operative were seen there. Continue reading DEAD DROPS AND DAUGHTERS
Problem: Cold and Wet
So what do you do when you’re out in a torrential rain with no man-made tinder on you and you need to get a fire going? Everything is soaking wet and finding dry tinder is really challenging.
Here’s how to make your own tinder using heartwood scrapings:
First, locate some dead wood. The dead limbs attached to the lower part of a tree underneath the live branches are known as squaw-wood.This is one of the easiest materials to use for creating dry tinder as these branches are somewhat protected from Continue reading HOW TO MAKE BONE-DRY TINDER EVEN IN A DOWNPOUR