The Savage Gentleman

Tag: Hiking

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 […]

Teach a man to fish

Whaaaat’s crackin’ Savages? Alright, I’ve written a bit about fishing here and I thought that I might give you a different spin on things. I’m all about keeping nature wild and clean so that it’s around for all future generations. No other group has more of a vested interest in keeping wildlife healthy than hunters […]

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 […]

Foraging: Eating Wild, Eating Free.

  Morning Savages! The other day I took a day hike in the San Gabriel mountains to see what I could find. Here are a few of my finds that I’ll be using later in a recipe. Black Night Shade Berries   No, not that night shade. You’re probably thinking about that other nightshade, the […]

The Only Stove You Need

  Morning Savages! First off, I would like to thank you all for your participation in the ESEE Giveaway! Congratulations to our Winners! Be sure to take a gander at this Month’s Giveaway sponsored by Solo Stove!   As you all should know, I will never put my seal of approval on something I don’t […]

Lake Mead Legendary

      I was just on Lake Mead doing some Bass fishing. In case you don’t know, Lake Mead is one if not the premiere Bass fishing lake in the U.S. There are some real lunkers pulled out of that lake well over 30 lbs. I didn’t feel like heading out on the water […]