We continue our series of articles on orienteering. Of course, orienteering techniques largely depend on the nature of the area in which we find ourselves. But some things are basic, fundamental and common to any area. One of such techniques we will discuss today. It can be formulated: Highly sit - look away. So, today we are going to climb trees, hills, cliffs and other elevated position, to discover the nearby open spaces and to identify signs of people or ways to civilization.
Thus, the problem to find the elevation or the highest tree, suitable for vskarabkivaniya. Of course, not always the Read more [...]
While driving through the wild regions of our planet, we can not allow the night caught you by surprise. It is necessary to advance, for 1.5-2 hours before dusk, to attend preparation accommodations, campfire, etc. In this article we will talk about the device is quite comfortable and prefabricated types of shelters – hut at the base of a fallen tree. In the jungle, especially in the forests of the middle band and the taiga, this method of construction of the shelter is very relevant.
Thus, we need to find fallen tree (pine, cedar, and the like), which lies next to the standing trees, which Read more [...]
During autonomous survival in extreme conditions, it is important skill build temporary housing shelters. The most popular form of shelter – tents and canopies. In today's article we will talk about the different options and designs of tents.
On the classical domed tent and awning on the basis of a fallen tree, we have already talked in detail in previous articles. Consider other options.
Shed-tent awning. The main function of the shelter is to protect from the rain or the wind blowing in the same direction. As protection from the cold – a tent is not necessary, because It has one Read more [...]
Difficult times require difficult decisions and actions. And sometimes, during the struggle with the wildlife for their own lives and do not do such a thing as, say, cut down a tree with a knife.
Trees are different: small and stunted, great and mighty, well, average… Well, it is clear that we are big and powerful knife will cut 1,000 years… But trees medium and small diameter, may be essential. A knife to cut them apart, as a rule, there is nothing. That will cut down. As they say: «Father, hear cuts, and I bring…». 🙂
Large trees may be needed for the construction Read more [...]
1st and only forest farmer RF Guzman Minlebaev turns earth into forest lands.When planting a forest of 100 acres can be accessed in geodesy and cartography with a request to give the title forest. And the spices will cause the title of forest on the map. Guzman Minlebaev wants to call their own forest by naming his own mother - Varieties. To carry out his wishes, he left only one thing to do: annoy another 20 acres of trees. And 80 hectares of forest he already has.Need to name the forest 20 hectares Guzman plans to plant including one of the most beautiful trees - Amur. Actually thickets of Amur Read more [...]
The strategy of AMBUSH IN the FORESTWhile in the ambush, you need to follow certain rules. Snipers and heavies should be reasonably distributed across the front and is sure to keep under control the flanks. The latter, as and possible directions of approach of the enemy, mined. It is also pertinent to the mining front, the better chain of several mon-50. Sector solid lesions min should be blocked. When the opponent is in the sector of defeat, all mine chain undermined. Infantry moving at this point, in full growth, will be destroyed. Then should follow a shot by all means, aiming to finish off Read more [...]
If you have to spend a brief time in the forest, not necessarily for this build a solid shelter. You can just build a normal vault type single carport with deck chairs, especially if the weather conditions this feature.1. So, the easiest way to start building such havens in search of a fallen tree or log. It will be used as load bearing structural member. The main condition - the log should be attached at an angle to the ground at a certain height, for example, if the tree was felled, but not completely fell off. Here it is necessary to exercise caution and reliably to ensure he wasn't going to Read more [...]
24.03.2014 southern Urals.Building a winter shelter out of snow and fallen trees in the birch forest. Protects from wind and snow.Construction took 4 hours, the thickness of the walls at the base of ~50 cm above ~30cm. The cross-sections of ~ 3M, height of ~ 160-190cm. The shelter can be positioned freely to 10 people and make a small fire.The structure should be covered with a film, or a cloak tents, awning or cover material. Was only used auto shovel (g.).Cut with a shovel blocks and laid in a row, can be enhanced by inserting twigs every three rows, penetrating through the top. Evenly snow settles, Read more [...]
March winter ends and spring begins. He then crying, then laughing, then snow sows, the sun shines. March - the heir of February, he April migratory path-the path seems. In March, the day with the night is measured, equal.Of all the March will take you to emphasize General: the early coming of spring always brings with it a return of cold weather. Ideal of all, when winter gives way to spring evenly.• In the gardenIf your site is on a low place, don't forget time to pull the thawed water, prevent flooding of trees and bushes, strawberries and other long-term plantings. In the high places spend Read more [...]
let's consider some treatment options tree species of natural substances., what may really need, in the absence of special. tools :* FLAXSEED OIL ( very good for wood )Linseed oil is the traditional way with the introduction of natural products to handle these types of wood like birch with the objective merits of long-term, strong and moisture resistant surface. Possible variants are:OPTION 1: Raw linseed oil, undiluted oil linseed oil.*** method implementation for all cases (1,2,3) uniform:a) for small areas of the tree : for example, the Handle of the knife ( or other product) - for a number Read more [...]
13-year-old inhabitant of new York Aidan Dwyer (Aidan Dwyer) has brought together his knowledge of trees and found that the efficiency of solar power plants can be improved by engaging arithmetic and copy services from nature.Being on winter walk, Dwyer wondered why trees such pattern of branches and leaves. He knew that the branches on the trees are placed according to the Fibonacci sequence, and the leaves produce photosynthesis. At some point, quick-witted boy decided to check does the position of the branches to collect more sunlightAidan have built in their back yard in the pilot plant with Read more [...]
All animals can be a source of power. Some, including worms and insects, can be extracted without special skills, but the majority need to extract traps or hunting, which asks for knowledge of both animals and methods.The more you understand about animals, the better, and General information on Zoology and natural history should be used to expand your knowledge by observation in nature. There is no single recipe to choose the method of trial and error.You should study the habits of each animal, to find out where it sleeps, what he eats and where walking to the watering. You need to learn how best Read more [...]
Ability to navigate developed in humans to varying degrees. One will simply find their way in the most severe criteria, another stray, as they say, and in three pines.Often, usually, wander ladies. English psychologist U. Trowbridge ability and inability to navigate explains mental reasons. There are people who are surrounding the place as an object; they feel separated from this object and moving, seems to be kept before the mind's eye map space. Such people are looking much worse than those linesread yourself center environment. Last make another picture of the place: its center is itself moving Read more [...]
Hurricane in Pine
Animal fear and instincts
Life goes on
Since childhood, I loved thunderstorms, especially when you see them, not in the city and in the country.
Occasionally, thunderstorms occur with strong gusts of wind, hail. As confirmation that the storm was really strong after a storm in the vicinity could be detected some cluttered old birch.
And now, I present the pine forest, where 80% of the trees for some reason it is not necessary as usual, and lies side by side. Ie it is not a forest and glade with trees standing alone, where most trunks lying on Read more [...]
Everyone is familiar with a tool such as a chain saw. Thing is pretty comfortable and in some cases can completely solve the problem of firewood or wood sawing Smaller construction. For example, in the construction of field kitchens, shelters and other elements of permanent bivouac sites. But I think that the potential of this tool can be expanded. Some methods and techniques for using a chain saw which not everyone knows I want to highlight. Everything I write is tested by me and definitely works.
First. Dark green arm saws have clearly no accident. He who created them obviously knew a lot about Read more [...]
Vyacheslav man was low, but a courageous, active, youthful. However, suffered from deafness, multiple sclerosis, acquired conjunctivitis. Vyacheslav not worked anywhere, and not someone else, and the top manager of the club amateur song "Robin". Three times a week, "robin", decent, ukatistye ladies physique similar to primitive Venus, in longish skirts and blouses knitted knee-length gathered together and the voice of soulful folk songs.
In the case of a concert singer wore a white guipure blouse with ruffles and pink bows tied. They reminded of old Vyacheslav, razevshihsya at kitchen cats. About Read more [...]
As a measuring instrument suitable tailoring centimeters (one for 2-3 people) They take up little space and provide sufficient accuracy can work without measurements, adjusting all eyes on the place, but it is difficult to do different parts at the same time and as a result spent a lot of wasted time
Lace 2-3 mm in diameter and 10 m long line for beating on logs (one for 4-6 people) need to markup anchors and rowed
Pencils for marking (in pieces per person) handy red and blue provides greater accuracy and variety than charcoal markings
Mittens. When building a raft to avoid abrasions, Read more [...]
In nature animals usually avoid humans if they are not being followed. But if they are provoked, to stand up for themselves they may even show anger.One day in the autumn of my friend the Forester Petro was on the track. When he reached the area of thick trees, he suddenly heard a noise in the bushes, and here on clearing jumped healthy boar and rushed into the Forester. He was without a gun and, not long thinking, rapidly climbed the tree. Walking some time around the oak, wild boar, gutturally Rocha, went back into the bushes. It is not clear why the boar without preconditions attacked person: Read more [...]
This is a picture of the tree, in which according to generally accepted concepts of lightning was not supposed to get (not lonely, not very high, away from power lines, not in the raw lowland) -
And now quite a bit of lightning
Everyone knows that, once in a storm on the way, you need to wisely select the location to not be fried by lightning. Traditional advice is not to go open and lofty space is not located in the vicinity of tall trees towering and other relief with respect to objects. Many people know that, conversely, low spots, but especially raw (creek, stream, lake) Read more [...]
Festive tree in year
White Rabbit prescribed decorate
vintage christmas toys and recall
family traditions. Let us follow this
advice and go back to 75 years ago. Imagine how
first celebrated population clapboard
coming New year.
After the death of VI Lenin in 1924
year Christmas holiday in Russia was canceled.
The arrival of the New Year was declared a harmful
"bourgeois tradition", Put in homes and
decorate fir prohibited. Only 11 years later, 22
December 1935, on the initiative of a member of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b) PP
Postyshev issued Read more [...]