I've got to find a way to get a drink of water out of that stream. Luckily, I found the only piece of obsidian in 400 miles, which I can use to cut down this tree and carve a cup out of the wood. By using this abandoned water hose I found laying nearby, I can wade into the stream and siphon water into the cup.
I have used my Bic lighter to light the way so I could find some pieces of flint to spark a small fire so I could light my Coleman lantern so I could find some firewood to make a fire.
Worked quite nicely.
How many of you out there keep a journal of your hunting trips or outings? I started to about 20 years ago and then moved them from a journal to a story that I will send out to my friends so that they can enjoy the time as well. I'll aslo put into the journal the scouting trips that go along with the hunts of limited or once in a lifetime hunts.
I have found that if you buy a small notebook that fits into your shirt pocket and take it with you when you head out is the...