Always carry a handful of cord loops. One use for these loops is to hang and dry clothes. See here for knot terminology. Steps are as follows: Take two loops (joined with square/reef knot), roughly 3 inches in diameter. Longer is ok. Tie them to the line with a simple cow hitch or to grip the… Read More Clothes Line Hang
Practice sustainable, minimal impact activity – Leave no trace! The Seven Principles Plan Ahead and Prepare Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Dispose of Waste Properly Leave What You Find Minimize Campfire Impacts Respect Wildlife Be Considerate of Other Visitors © 1999 by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics: http://www.LNT.org.
Hanging a bear bag is not easy, but it is essential for keeping safe. In almost all parks and places where bears are present, law requires that food is kept away from bears. Regardless of the legal aspect, backpackers have a moral obligation to keep their food away from bears. Bears which get food are more… Read More Hanging a Bear Bag
The Evenk hitch or Siberian hitch is a great, non-slip quick release knot. Given that it is so easy to release, it is perfect for tying a non-adjustable line to a hammock or tarp. This knot is the easiest knot to tie, so practice a few times. What makes this hitch great is that it… Read More Evenk hitch or Siberian hitch