Human First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit I have tailored this to fit my needs since I usually hike either completely alone or with just a dog. I don’t carry things like splints because I haven’t had the need for one, even after badly spraining my ankle while hiking or even after breaking my leg not on the trail….

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T-Shirt Transfers

I did these up for free distribution (just link back to me). Save them, open up in Paint (or something. if you open them in IE or Netscape you’ll print out headers and footers- you don’t want that), print them out on transfer paper (available just about anywhere), iron on and- voila! You are styling.

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Make Your Own Dog Leash!

Sick of paying $10 or more for a good leash that you trash on the first trail outing? Don’t want to pay the high prices for custom lengths? Make your own. Here’s how. Snaps- Brass is good for any time when it’s cold. More expensive than steel, but worth it if you do a lot…

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Make Your Own Neck Gaiter

This one is easy. Real easy. With a machine you can whip it together in less than 15 minutes. By hand is a touch longer. It’s a good project for little ones to help with, or if you’re still not too sure about your sewing skills. This was one of the first things I learned…

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Make Your Own Dog Pack!

This is not a four-month-long-AT-thru-hike dog pack. It’s a 300 cubic inch 1-2 day pack. It’s a great pack for puppies to learn in, or just to have around for short jaunts when you don’t want to haul out the expedition packs. It would also be a great pack for a service dog.

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Make Your Own Ditty Bags and Stuff Sacks!

You can make your own ditty bags and stuff sacks from leftover nylon pieces from other gear for a fraction of the store prices. As a plus they are an EXACT fit for your gear. You can make them out of anything you want- nylon packcloth, poly fleece (good for sleeping bags as it will…

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