35-year-old artist from Shandong, China, Liu Bolin, has created a series of photographs entitled "Camouflage". No trick photography employed, no photoshop alterations. Every effect was created by anal, fastidious painting and the exact alignment of subject to background. Boli ...more
Learn simple repair tips and the tool kit you'll need to keep your snowshoes chugging all winter long with this report from the December 2006 issue of Backpacker Magazine. Associate editor Jason Stevenson covers all the snowshoe snafus--from plastic zip ties to replace strippe ...more
Knowing how to build a makeshift pair of snowshoes can help you walk to safety if you get caught in deep snow. You will need tree branches, and string, cord or fabric strips. Fir branches work best for snowshoes; spruce, pine and willow are good, too.
Ray Mears from the BBC demonstrates how to make a snow shoe and explains the vital importance of improvisation in making snow shoes. Any wood will work, as long as it is flexible. How far could you walk in deep snow?
Watch this video to learn how to make traditional boots. Ray Mears is measured up for his very own pair of buck skin moccassins and explains why they are the best accompaniment for the traditional snow shoe.
This video teaches how to increase the surface area of the support under your tripod by using snow shoes. You can get snow shoes from various manufacturers. The bottom of the snow shoe has a very wide surface area. You can compare this with the width of the tripod base. The sn ...more
If you are like most people, you have a lot of plastic grocery bags lying around the house. Most of us end up reusing them as trash bags for small trash cans, doggy-doo pickup, kitty litter box liners, or plastic versions of a paper lunch sack. But for people who want to get ...more
- (Lost) Get lots of bright snow gear including a survival/ travel backpack with tins and cans and rope etc hanging from the back and have a seperate big bag kinda like a duffle bag attached to a rope attached to your waist and go to a very populated area like downtown L.A. or ...more
Get lots of bright snow gear including a survival backpack and the necessary thing u need to survive in a blizzard on your own. Have tins, cans ice pics, whatever hanging from your backpack. Have a separate big bag kinda like a duffel bag attached by a rope to your harness on ...more