Spring has sprung and there is no better time to get outside and enjoy the goods of the Outdoors. In this edition of the School of Outdoor Life, learn how to film your next epic adventure, cook up a storm with a tasty creamy pasta recipe and treat snakebites in the first installment of our wilderness first aid lessons. We’ll also reveal the latest bike gear from Gore that mashes style and function for that long spring ride that ends up at the bar. Keep reading to find out more…
Film Your Next Adventure Like A Pro - 5 Simple Rules
Our friends over at the Adventure Playbook have put together a no-nonsense list giving you insight to how best film your next epic outdoor experience. Whether it’s hiking Australia’s high-country, paddling through pristine fjords in New Zealand or bushwhacking through the Amazon in Brazil, these guys have the thrills and skills to get that adventure on the big screen… (Or at least the small screen).
Creamy Vegetable Pasta
Just like those long spring days on the trail, this fresh creamy pasta recipe from Strive Foods will be something that you’ll never want to end.
KNOW YOUR KNOTS
A small knot with a big history…The Prusik was developed in the 1930’s by Dr. Karl Prusik, then president of the Austrian Mountaineering Club. A sliding hitch knot, this little guy is perfect for mountaineering, climbing, cannoning and rope rescue.
WILDERNESS FIRST AID
How to Treat a Snakebite
With longer days and the weather warming, those little reptilian friends that we all know and love are coming out of hibernation and playing in our favourite outdoor environments. If you have the misfortune of getting a couple of fang marks in any part of your body you need the knowledge to treat it and survive.
CARE TIP #4
GORE-TEX products are designed for the toughest conditions Mother Nature can throw at you. Like Mother Nature, they require good care and sometimes a helping hand, that’s why we recommend you restore your garments water repellency regularly.
DID YOU KNOW?
The GORE-TEX Membrane At the heart of GORE-TEX fabric is an extremely thin membrane that's durably waterproof, windproof, and breathable. It has over 9 billion pores per square inch.