Survival Cordage, Knots & Ropework

  • Wanna Get Knotty? Survival Knot Series: The Bowline - Survival Knot Series: The Bowline The incessant reference to all of these “fiscal cliffs” in the past several weeks makes me think about a very important survival knot that everyone should know. If I could only teach one survival rescue knot, it would be the bowline. The bowline is designed to create a very secure […]
  • Yes, that’s a Tampon in my mouth : The Swiss Army Survival Tampon : 7 Survival Uses - Do me a favor for the next 5 minutes.  Try to forget everything you know about a TAMPON.  I know, it’s hard.  But pretend that this is the first time you have ever seen or heard of the item below and it is a new survival product on the market: the Tactical Adventure Medical Preparedness […]
  • Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome 12 more colors to the 550 Paracord Line-up! - We all know what a cool and multi-functional item 550 Paracord is the a survivor – here’s a running list if you are wondering: I’ve had many requests for other Paracord colors.  So, I partnered with Atwood Rope Company to bring you 12 more Paracord Colors – ALL MADE IN THE USA.  From High Visibility […]
  • Cedar: Quick and Easy Survival Cordage (And a Tree Bark Education) - In our modern society we’ve pretty much eliminated the need for rope.  I rarely use rope or string for normal every day applications.  When I was a kid I remember using rope to tie down items in the pick-up truck – now we use bungee cords and ratcheting straps – neither of which require knot […]
  • I need your help: 550 Uses for 550 Paracord - I’ve decided to compile a list of 550 uses for 550 Paracord over the next few months for a blog post here at Willow Haven Outdoor.  I already have a pretty big list BUT I need your help to make it to 550!  Comment to this post with any SURVIVAL RELATED ideas/uses you have for […]