Wilderness Survival Skills Training – How to Use a Compass


From JM Cremp’s Adventure Blog If you love the outdoors and love to spend time exploring the woods, then it is wise to learn some basic wilderness survival skills.  No one expects to ever be in a survival situation, but knowing how to navigate with a compass can be a real lifesaver.  A basic compass … Continue reading Wilderness Survival Skills Training – How to Use a Compass

Compass: How to Choose


From REI In this era of GPS-assisted navigation, hikers may be tempted to forego carrying a map and compass. But it is important to understand that a GPS receiver does not replace these tools, which do not rely on batteries or satellite signals to function. A detailed topo map and a compass are still the … Continue reading Compass: How to Choose

The Dragon Slayer Beads – Troop 1819


by Capt. Ron Trenum • TSG Troop 1819 • September 3, 2016 Troops of Saint George – Troop 1819 Dragon Slayer Beads will be part of the standard issue every day carry (EDC) equipment given to each cadet. The Dragon Slayer Beads have been adapted from Ranger pace beads to incorporate practical field skills with each Cadets … Continue reading The Dragon Slayer Beads – Troop 1819