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Hill Country Wild Edibles part 2

Hill Country Wild Edibles part 2

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE BEFORE YOU PURCHASE YOUR WILD EDIBLES TICKET (DEC 9) You do NOT need to have taken part 1 to do part 2. That’s just our way of letting you know it’s different plants than part 1. A 4 hour course in Burnet, TX and taught by our nationally recognized expert, Dr. […]

Houston Wild Edibles Foraging Course

Houston Wild Edibles Foraging Course

SOLD OUT!! July 29, 2017: A 4 hour wild edibles foraging course in SPRING, TX taught by our nationally recognized expert, Dr. Mark Merriwether. Class starts promptly at 9am and ends at 1pm. No children under 10 years of age. This course is LEVEL 1 of 3 for the Houston region. Once you complete all […]

Hill Country Wild Edibles Foraging

Hill Country Wild Edibles Foraging

A 4 hour wild edibles foraging course in Burnet, TX taught by our nationally recognized expert, Dr. Mark Merriwether. Class starts promptly at 8:30am and ends at 12:30pm. Your $10 parking fee is included in the course fee. No children under 10 years of age. This is Level 1 of 3 for this region. Mark […]

Wilderness Survival Level-B (primitiv...

Primitive survival

  SPEAR Wilderness Survival Level-B is a 2 day/2 night course, Level-A is a prerequisite. Students will learn how to survive using primitive survival methods, and minimal gear. Skills taught are as follows: *Primitive fire, water, shelter skills *Wild edibles instruction by Dr. Mark “Merriwether”. *Basic knots and rope work for field use (rope bridges […]

SPEAR Wilderness Survival Level-A

Wilderness Survival Level-A survival gear

If you want to be more responsible and safe then the Wilderness Survival Level-A course is for you. It is NOT a primitive methods survival course. However, you will learn how to pre-plan effectively, and how to survive using the gear you have in your pack and on your person. Topics covered include: *Proper trip […]

How to Process Rabbit Like a Pro

  One of the things you will need to know for wilderness survival is how to gut, skin, and process rabbit for consumption. The video below shows an alternate method to traditional skinning. The method in the video below reduces the possibility of fly contamination, as the rabbit is not cut open, which exposes the […]

Entering The Iron Age: Primitive Tech...

Entering The Iron Age: Primitive Technology

As a military trained survival instructor, and someone who’s developed skills by going out and just doing the stuff, I have immense respect for this guy.  He takes survival and the ethos of it to a whole different level.  In fact, you can’t even call what he does “survival”.  You just call it living.  Living […]

Understanding Groundwater & Wate...

Understanding Groundwater & Water Tables

Water is life. Without it, we die. Thus, understanding where our water comes from, how to find it, collect it, and decide if it’s safe for consumption is vital to survival. While I’m not a geologist, I’ve done my personal best to figure out how a water table works, where water is sourced, how it […]

Product Review: Condor Titan Elite Pa...

Product Review: Condor Titan Elite Pack

I’ve been using the Condor Urban Go-bag/pack for about 8 years now. Recently, I decided to upgrade, and because all three of my Condor bags have taken QUITE the beatings over the years, I decided to go back to them. I especially was interested in their new “Elite” lineup of gear, and figured I would […]

Surviving Hypothermia in the Wilderne...

Surviving Hypothermia in the Wilderness

Hypothermia can kill you. Let’s get that out of the way. It’s not something to take lightly or brush off, so let’s discuss ways to prevent it, and treat it in a wilderness survival scenario. There are several ways to prevent hypothermia, the first is quite simple; start with a general knowledge of what it […]

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