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Peregrine Falcon Training Session

Peregrine Falcon Training Session

Marten Benatar, a board of director member for The California Hawking Club and head of outreach for The Center for Reconnecting with Nature, demonstrates a peregrine falcon training session. To learn more about falconry or how to get started click here to watch the Intro to Falconry video.

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My Side of the Mountain – Intro to Falconry

My Side of the Mountain – Intro to Falconry

If you’ve ever read “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George than this post is for you. The story about a boy and his peregrine falcon surviving and hunting together in the Catskill mountains. My son recently read My Side of the Mountain and fell in love with the idea of falconry. It has sparked his imagination. When […]

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Four Essential Fishing Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry

Four Essential Fishing Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry

Four Essential Fishing Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry If you’ve ever gone fishing with a friend only to watch out of the corner of your eye to learn how to tie a fishing knot, these videos are for you. How about lost a fish due to your hook coming off, again, these videos are for you. […]

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Four Essential Outdoor Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry

Four Essential Outdoor Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry

Four Essential Outdoor Knots with #1 Best Selling Knot Author John Sherry   Have you repeatedly flipped open various knot books only to be overwhelmed with the vast array of knots and their functions. Repeatedly, I’ve thought if only an expert could tell me a few essential knots to learn. Forget the rest, focus on these. In this series of […]

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Choosing a Rain Jacket and Rain Pants

Choosing a Rain Jacket and Rain Pants

Choosing a Rain Jacket and Rain Pant In this video we discuss rain jackets and rain pants also known as a hard shell layer. While at the headquarters of Alpine Ascents International in Seattle, Wa., guide, Dennis Haskell talks about the rain jacket and pants they trust for their expeditions to the highest and most rugged mountain peaks in the […]

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Mountaineering Clothing Layering – Alpine Ascents International Headquarters

Mountaineering Clothing Layering – Alpine Ascents International Headquarters

Mountaineering Clothing Layering – Alpine Ascents International Headquarters So you’re ready to join Alpine Ascents International on an expedition traversing one of the highest mountain peaks on the 7 continents? You’re gonna need the right layers of clothing. Alpine Ascents, named “Best Mountain Guide Service” by National Geographic, takes beginners and experts atop Mt. Everest, Mt. Rainier, Patagonia and many […]

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How to Choose a Rifle – Pt.3 of 3 – Stainless vs. Carbon Steel (Blued) Barrel

How to Choose a Rifle – Pt.3 of 3 – Stainless vs. Carbon Steel (Blued) Barrel

How To Choose a Rifle – Stainless vs. Carbon Steel (Blued) Barrel In this third part of three videos “How To Choose A Rifle“, Daniel Cox, product manager at Remington, discusses stainless vs. carbon steel or “blued” barrels. Daniel discusses the pros and cons of each, maintenance differences as well as demonstrates how to effectively take care of a carbon steel […]

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How to Choose a Rifle – Pt.2 of 3 – Wood vs. Synthetic – Remington Headquarters

How to Choose a Rifle – Pt.2 of 3 – Wood vs. Synthetic – Remington Headquarters

How To Choose a Rifle – Wood vs. Synthetic In this second of three videos “How To Choose A Rifle“, Daniel Cox, product manager at Remington, discusses wood vs. synthetic gun stocks. Daniel discusses the pros and cons of each. Being a guitar player, I admire finely crafted wooden instruments but after sitting with Daniel, I must say I completely […]

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How To Choose a Rifle – Pt.1 of 3 – Rifle Terminology – Remington Headquarters

How To Choose a Rifle – Pt.1 of 3 – Rifle Terminology – Remington Headquarters

How to choose a rifle is not as complicated as it can appear at first. After meeting with the guys at Remington, at their headquarters in Madison, Nc., I now feel better informed and equipped when buying a rifle. There used to be a time I would go to gun shops, gun shows, or search the internet and be overwhelmed by […]

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How To Carve A Bowie Knife From The Little Book of Whittling

How To Carve A Bowie Knife From The Little Book of Whittling

Some things you learn along the way are just for fun, like how to carve a bowie knife out of wood from “The Little Book of Whittling“. At my house we have the “The Little Book of Whittling” by Chris Lubkemann. While on tour I had a chance to meet up with Chris in Lancaster, Pa.. Lancaster, as I recall, […]

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