The Savage Gentleman

Tag: backpacking

Ask The Savage: Water Purification

  Hey Savages, I interrupt your normal programming to present you with this question from Jeremy from California, USA. “My friend Dominic, told me that you are the people to ask about water purification systems. I am going to be traveling Asia so I am looking at a few bottle based systems and need some […]

Nevermind the Bollocks…Here’s the Savage Gentleman

  What’s crackin’ Savages? Here I am back again to impart you with tale of my exploits. This is going to be a bit of a series, as I’ve just been on quite a journey and I’d like to share my high points (of which there are many). I’d like everything to have context so […]

Happy Feet: Thoughts on Socks

  What’s crack-a-lackin’ Savages? I was packing and getting ready for an upcoming adventure (don’t worry, you’ll hear all about it) and I decided I needed new socks. Socks and underwear are often an overlooked bit of kit, so I thought I’d share mine on the most maligned of Christmas gifts. Remember Lieutenant Dan’s two […]

Trail Energy and How to make Pemmican!

  Portable, Shelf stable, Compact and Energizing. Modern convenience has given us the protein bar, gels, and chews in a variety of colors shapes and sizes. Most of us have tucked away one of these next to a sack of trail mix or jerky. Today, I’ve got not one but two videos for you! The […]

Trail HEats: Spicing up the Great Outdoors

  Thousands of styles and flavors, with a squeeze and a tap hot sauce is a sure fire way to spice things up on the trail.   Old Faithful: The Louisiana hot sauce has been a staple in the states for turning bland eggs into fiery excitement. So prolific it’s included in the MRE’s issued […]

Battle Horse Knives: Nomad

Hello there Savages! Today is a pretty special for several reasons. We have a review of the Nomad bush knife made by Battle Horse Knives AND we have our first ever video contribution! That’s correct, the first ever motion picture entry. Let’s get on with it!  Battle Horse Knives: Nomad Review   Alright Folks, Be […]

I was born a Travelin’ Man

    What is Crackin’ Savages?!?! Been a while I know. It’s been crazy this past few indiscriminate chunks of time. Between all the non-denominational days of celebration and my own busy business, it’s been a whirlwind! Don’t fret kids, I have not forgotten about you. Let me go ahead and say first, moving is […]

Backcountry Bush Bass

  Here’s a quick and easy recipe for just about any freshwater fish you might catch.  I use some ingredients that I foraged and some that I carry in the pack.  I didn’t use anything I wouldn’t have on hand in a backpacking situation. You could add some ingredients to it if you’re at home, […]

Something’s Fishy

    Morning Savages! You’re out in the field and you managed to catch yourself a fish. Now what? Some of you might know the next step for those of you who don’t, Let’s put our learning hats on!   I like to do this in the field away from my camp (A lot of […]

The Right Stuff: Survival Gear

    Alright Savages, why even carry it? Why not just chuck a Swiss army knife and two band-aids in your pack and march off; Because you never know when you might have to saw your own god damn arm off or make a fire because your lighter turned out to be a piece of […]