Posts Tagged ‘nature’

Peeing in Nature is one of the most liberating feelings a man can experience. The relief is wonderful on a long roadtrip. Cameron McKirdy filmed this video in the woods of Oregon. Watch him take aim at a plant off the highway. Beats filling a plastic bottle while in motion.

Cameron McKirdy films and Narrates a drive past a fire and smoke near Culver, Oregon. This is close to Sisters, and Crooked River Ranch. It is currently 0% contained. Ash has been raining down in the city of Redmond. Air quality is moderate, but unhealthy for sensitive groups. Survival Bros will update you on the Natural Disaster as we gather information. Thanks for visiting our Emergency Preparedness blog. Stay safe, prevent forest fires, and get to an area with better air quality in your region if you can. #grandviewfire #oregonfires

Oregon Dept. Fire Updates

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Produced by Cameron McKirdy and Kelvin for #survivalbros

Friends talk about Gear Items needed to survive working in the Heat! Please Comment, Subscribe, and Share this HD video. Filmed with GoPro Hero7 Black action camera in Oregon. 

Kelvin’s Pocket Dump includes:

  • Utility Knife
  • Lighter with Poker
  • Chapstick for Lips
  • Handkerchief
  • Cash Money (Paper)
  • Leather Wallet
  • iPhone with OtterBox Case¬†
  • Honda CBR Motorcycle

By Cam

Cameron McKirdy from Survival Bros gives you a tour of his vehicle, and explains why he uses the gear he has.¬† Living in a van allows him to be more free, and not answer to a Boss.¬† He can nap, or go thrifting when he wants to.¬† It’s a challenging lifestyle, but vandwelling can be done, if you’re creative, and easy-going.¬† #vanlife

Would you live in a van? You get to travel more, and save some money. Going places may help you meet new people, and get different perspectives.¬† Don’t be afraid to chat, and share with strangers.¬† Subscribe on YouTube, and follow us on Twitter! More posts soon.¬† Thanks for stopping by our blog.

Survival Bros on YouTube from a farm in Oregon State

 

By Cameron McKirdy

Survival Bros combs The Woods, and identifies King Bolete, or Porcini Mushrooms in Oregon!¬† Hunted in the Clatsop County forest near the Pacific Ocean.¬† Cameron foraged, dried, and ate them for a meal off the land.¬† Dried fungi will last a very long time in your kit. Please share this Survival Bros video, and SUBSCRIBE on YouTube.¬† Many more Adventures coming Summer 2019…

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Filmed on 6/5/19 

#pnw #fungi #mushrooms #oregon #cam

By Cam The Cuddler

Watch this HD video, and try meditating with Survival Bros at the McMinnville COOP’s Labyrinth and Gardens. ¬†Presented by Parkview Community Center. ¬†Here’s the address: 325 NE Burnett Rd McMinnville, OR 97128 ¬†

A labyrinth is reflective space where you can notice changes in your thinking.  Perhaps you can look at a situation, and see it in a new light.  Find a labyrinth using this locator website.  Tell #SurvivalBros what you think about these amazing works of Art.  Combining both the best of Philosophy and Nature.  

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Cameron McKirdy takes another selfie

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A deer eats and apple under a tree in the park

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Produced by Cameron McKirdy

Chill out on the North Fork of the McKenzie River with #SurvivalBros and Papilio Oregonius butterflies.  This is the official insect of Oregon State.  Filmed near Cougar Hot Spring, in the Willamette National Forest.  SUBSCRIBE NOW ON YOUTUBE FOR MORE!  

What a spectacular day this was by the water. ¬†The sun scorched my naked body. ¬†It burned getting into the 106 degree water later that evening at Terwilliger Hot Springs. ¬†I did dive headfirst into the crystal clear river. ¬†Exhilarating. ¬†However, do you have any idea how hard it is to hold your junk with one¬†hand? ¬†Just saying, it wasn’t staying put. ¬†Thankfully through the power of editing, the family jewels remained in safe keeping. ¬†

I ventured to this sacred spot two weeks earlier, and saw the same collection of butterflies! ¬†I counted 40. ¬†I’m amazed they were still there when I returned. ¬†My friends are posted up hard in heaven. ¬†They danced around me as I paid my respects. ¬†This area produces insanely large moths too, like this one I spotted heading into a shower last summer.

Giant Moth in OR

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Oregon Swallowtail Butterflies

By CAM

Try Earthing or Grounding outdoors today! ¬†Have you experienced any benefits when you take off your shoes and socks to play in the grass? ¬†Share your story here on Survival Bros. ¬†I filmed this while on a camping trip. ¬†I’m cruising around Oregon in my 1986 Vanagon, and doing some tenting. ¬†Look out for new challenges soon. ¬†

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Survival Bros goes outside for Earthing or Grounding by walking barefoot in the dirt

By Cameron McKirdy I sling a day pack on my back nearly every day. ¬†I’ve mentioned the types of things I have in it before, like gear, food, and a warm change of clothes. ¬†So when I discovered the Ribz Front Pack, I was stoked. ¬†This innovative, steroid injected version of a fanny pack solves many of the challenges I face when backpacking. ¬†Here I am with it on the Hummocks Trailhead near Mount St. Helens in Washington State. Ribz Front Pack One issue I have with a regular backpack is I’m constantly taking it off to grab water, my cell phone, or something else that isn’t handy. ¬†With Ribz Wear, it’s all right in front of me, so I can continue trail blazing. ¬†I also mention in the video how backpacks catch on trees when I have to duck under them. ¬†It usually happens a few times each hike, and I practically have to crawl under the obstacle. ¬†With my gear in front, navigating through heavy brush is considerably easier. ¬†The best part of this system is the pack is easy to adjust. ¬†My Dad’s chest and waist are smaller than mine, so after he used it, a quick tug on the straps in back and in front made it comfortable again for me. ¬†Plus, Ribz have long, padded shoulder straps, so it feels like a natural extension of your body. ¬† Mount St. Helens Adventures Map Check out the map of different Mount St. Helens Adventures. ¬†Back to the Ribz Front Pack review, I must mention the Large version I tested can hold absurd amounts, with an 11 liter capacity. ¬†Even with it packed full, I was able to swing my arms freely. ¬†My dad wore it, and noted that you could still use hiking poles with it on. ¬†Ribz makes smaller Front Packs with 8 liters of room too. ¬†Internally, there are separate pouches to keep smaller items organized. ¬†These elastic lined compartments will hold all your tools close to your ribs, and prevent them from rattling around. ¬†We both ran with it, and the pack remained snug, not bouncing around, or swaying side to side.Mount St. Helens View In conclusion, the Ribz Front Pack is an excellent tool itself. ¬†The quality is¬†unbelievable, and far superior to what I¬†expected. ¬†It’s lightweight, at only 11 ounces, so it beats a backpack there too. ¬†However, I think it would be best suited for use with a rear pack, so the weight of your supplies can be evenly distributed forward and back, thus giving you better posture than wearing one or the other. ¬†But if you’re into ultralight backpacking, Ribz might be a dream come true. ¬†You can’t machine wash Ribz, but it cleans up nicely with a wet rag. ¬†I love the Cordura brand water resistant, ripstop material it’s fabricated with. ¬†I will be sporting my Ribz for a long time. ¬†I like it so much I want the smaller 8 liter pack too for shorter trips, and cross country running. ¬†I just don’t know which color to get next. ¬†Check out http://www.ribzwear.com to grab yours.

Cam makes instant coffee with an emergency water packet at Loowit Lookout near Mt. St. Helens in Washington State.  Subscribe to Survival Bros on Youtube for more!  Thanks for watching!  Feel free to comment.

Mt. St. Helens SelfieCam snaps a selfie with his dad on the trail

Produced by Cameron McKirdy

I shot this HD video¬†while camping in the Olympic National Forest near Forks Washington.¬† It’s truly an amazing park.¬† You must visit.¬†¬†I tented right near the river, and there’s plenty of challenging hiking trails nearby.¬† These elk were amazing, and quite noisy.¬† They were making all kinds of crazy calls.¬† I wanted to pet one.¬† Another part of me saw dinner.¬†