Category: survival

  • Paintball this weekend – THP Quarry – May 19, 2012 We are playing this Saturday, May 19th at The Human Path Quarry. This will be a late afternoon/evening game, as we will be play OPFOR for Sam’s Combat Medic Test. It should be sunny in the high 80s. If you don’t know how to get to the THP location, plan… Continue reading ""

  • Going to Your First Rendezvous Kind of an odd post for Orion, but this is an email I threw together explaining what kind of kit you really need when going to your first WFT (Western Fur Trade) event. Just some basic info, piggybacking off of my articles on buckskinning.org, but a good summary of how to not overdo it at… Continue reading ""

  • The Human Path shout-out on WOAI For those who played last weekend at the THP Quarry game . . . Sam Coffman, who runs The Human Path survival school, got a mention this morning on WOAI radio, as well as their website: “Mad Max” World On The Way? Helotes Man Teaches Survival SkillsLocal survivalist course even teaches how to forage… Continue reading ""

  • Swine Flu – Some Perspective This article was written by Dr. Larry Miller (former head of Emergency Medicine at the Baptist Health System in San Antonio and Medical Director for several EMS Systems). I think it provides some great perspective on the current situation and gives an alternative viewpoint to all of the media hype. Swine Flu – The Journalistic… Continue reading ""

  • Now that’s bananas! Just when you thought the deadliest thing in a Whole Foods Market was some yuppie’s ability to self-aggrandize: World’s deadliest spider found in Tulsa store TULSA, Okla. – One of the most deadly spiders in the world has been found in the produce section of a Tulsa grocery store. An employee of Whole Foods Market found the… Continue reading ""

  • Enough on politics . . . Here is a picture of Ranch Style Beans – the official food staple of all Orion Woods Brigade events. More on everyone’s favorite “Husband Pleasin'” bean.

  • 10 Things to Scratch From Your Worry List Ok – apologies for snarfing this whole article from the NY Times, but this is just too good not to post. 10-6 Redz sent me this over as an email, but at least I had the common decency to get online and source. Several times. 🙂 For most of the year, it… Continue reading ""

  • “Russian Rambo” Action Regardless of their politics, I love to read stories about odd folks living off the grid and avoiding all “imperial entanglements.” I remember a story years ago about how some dude avoided paying alimony by living in a system of caves and bunkers he had built out on his property. Seems like paying the alimony would have… Continue reading ""

  • Survival Tip of the Week –ANIMALS FOR FOOD ANIMALS FOR FOOD 8-1. Unless you have the chance to take large game, concentrate your efforts on the smaller animals. They are more abundant and easier to prepare. You need not know all the animal species that are suitable as food; relatively few are poisonous, and they make a smaller list to… Continue reading ""

  • Survival Tip of the Week – The Survival Kit A few weeks ago we hosted a primitive skills event for some of the team to get out into the woods and hack around with axes, throw knives, make fires, etc. I had mentioned in the email to bring out a BOB if you wanted to test it out. I got… Continue reading ""