1. Bows, Arrows, Flintknapping

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    from Brad Salon / Added

    The Bows, Arrows, and Flint Knapping classes are held every winter at Roots School in Central Vermont. During the course of the nine days students build their own Osage Orange self bow, learn to make and use stones to create tools and projectile points, and create beautiful and functional primitive arrows. Traditional tools are used alongside chert and flint scrapers, students work bone arrow heads with all stone tools, make pitch glue for hafting, and work sinew and wild turkey feathers for fletching. Truly one of my favorite classes to teach and film.

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    • Outdoor Survival

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      from Colorado Parks & Wildlife / Added

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      Colorado is a paradise for backcountry hunting and fishing, but high elevations and sudden weather changes can mean life threatening danger. Survival expert Peter Kummerfeldt takes us through a 10 chapter step by step guide to surviving in Colorado's back country. Individual Chapters: 1-Defining Survival: http://vimeo.com/35288549 2-Understanding Survival: http://vimeo.com/35280327 3-Survival Kit: http://vimeo.com/35281818 4-Conrolling Panic: http://vimeo.com/35282828 5-Map and Compass: http://vimeo.com/35283542 6-Hydration: http://vimeo.com/35284146 7-Clothing: http://vimeo.com/35284383 8-Shelter: http://vimeo.com/35321994 9-Fire: http://vimeo.com/35322992 10-Signaling: http://vimeo.com/35286634

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      • Throwing Sticks for Wilderness Survival

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        A video about how to use the throwing stick, a primitive hunting weapon, in a wilderness survival situation.

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        • Fox Walking and Wide Angle Vision

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          The fox walk and wide angle vision will allow you to access greater awareness of your surroundings and increase your likelihood of staying alive in a survival situation.

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          • Survival knife: This is the ideal knife for a survival kit or bushcraft skills

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            from Peak Survival / Added

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            Mora, Great brand for survival knifes http://www.peaksurvival.us

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            • Bow Drill Fire

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              from Paul Scheiter / Added

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              How to make a fire by rubbing two sticks together. Video includes detailed instructions and the philosophy behind the physical skills.

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              • Balance Training For Wilderness Survival

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                A technique for increasing your balance and agility that is commonly used by rock climbers. When applied to the survivalist, this technique will allow a person to walk more quietly and be less disruptive in the woods.

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                • Figure Four Deadfall Trap Improved

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                  How to make an improved version of the figure four deadfall trap.

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                  • Elemental Friction - Stone Tools Bow Drill

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                    Students from the Wilderness Survival Immersion Project at Roots School in Vermont create a bow drill fire completely from natural materials, using only stone tools. The Wilderness Survival Immersion Project is a nine month long program where students learn and become proficient at humans beings oldest and most necessary skills. Students learn to provide shelter, water, fire, food for oneself and ones group. The year ends with a four day and four night survival trip where the students go out with nothing but the clothes on their backs. To learn more about the Wilderness Survival immersion Project or Roots School, visit us at www.RootsVT.com Video by Brad Salon Music by Brad Giresi

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                    • 2009-03-31 Basic Lashing Techniques

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