Campfires and Kids

I never joined the boy scouts as a kid, and have been trying to make up for it for years by teaching myself the ways of the outdoors from trial and error, research, and learning from others. To keep people and nature free from harm, while still enjoying yourself, learning basic skills to survival techniques. […]

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Infographic: How to Build a Campfire

BE PREPARED, and while you’re at it, burn something, and make some smores. The infographic this week comes to us from ScoutMasterCG.com, a site dedicated to scout leaders. So, if you have no idea how to get out and burn something, this should help. I gave an awesome clue to next week’s infographic in this […]

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Infographic: How to Identify Poison Ivy

Now this one is less humor, and a bit more itchy. Be sure to pack your hydrocortisone for this infographic kids! This one comes to us from Treks in the Wild – and, is useful enough to print out, laminate (or print on weatherproof paper), and pack along with you.  Or, you can pick up […]

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New Bottle Stickers!

I am pleased to announce 2 new Bottle Stickers added to the Just Your Average Hiker product lineup! In addition to The “Big Three” Poisonous Plants and Liquid Conversion Chart Bottle Stickers, I have added two additional stickers (details below). Please let me know what you think of these in the comments section below – […]

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Infographic: How to Survive Hypothermia

This from EMS, a special infographic for you today! For two reasons – first, the story which this appeared with on the EMS blog happened pretty close to home. And two, well, I have the next few weeks taken care of for my regularly scheduled, and informal “Just Your Average Infographic Wednesdays” (I am still […]

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