This is the introduction to our jump into the cyber/video world ...Open up and lets get started together.
In This visit we will be going over our "Packers Guide Book!"
We will by visiting with you folks about our book titled, "Trail Skills and More!"
How we protect our mules in the pack strong and what we use to to this!
This is maybe my favorite article "why God made mules"...Before you get your nose out of joint (man did not first make mules. They have historically shown up in the wild. Sit back and enjoy !
We have used muzzles on our pack string for years. In this video we will be going over some of the safety reasons for this.
Visit #7 will deal with the carrying of a knife by a trail rider or packer. We will show how to make a knife safer to be used around stock.
We have had geat success hooking our pack animals together using a simple to produce tag line. learn more about it in this video.
The best way we have found for keeping a pack cargo in place is with a lash rope/cinch. Check out how we have made and set up ours.
Lets visit about the use of a riding helmet for the safety of the trail riders and packers.
Tapaderos ...A smart and safe way to cover your stirrups..(ERROR THE PATTERN IS NOT IN MY BOOK, IT IS HERE IN ARTICLES!)
There was a bit of a teaser when in #7 I mentioned the story of Maudie and the Madeline Creek crossing. Here is the whole story!
A mule tale about one of our mules Bert and how we learned to listen to what he had to say and why!
This is how we set up our riding saddles to give is more versatility in carrying other necessities on this saddle.
Trail bells are important to us not for wild animals but to warn hikers we are among them!
This is another mule tale about a very eventful trip over the 1st Divide in the Olympic National Park. It reflects back onto our visit #15
In this video we will hook up our saddle bags and fork bags to the rings that we tricked out our saddles with.
We will give you a very simple meal that one can easily make in camp!
We will be showing how we check the condition of our mules and horses.
This visit will list several reference books that may help you get out there packing in the back country!
Making your life more comfortable in camp and on the trail. A must see!
Join in the question is using nylon rigging a good idea?
How to tie a bowline you can remember!
A mule tale about Ms. Kitty and the gang on ice on the 1st. Divide
Tooling to clean up after you animals in the back country.
How to doctor up a dehydrated breakfast to add more flavor and nutrition to it.
Our view of Dogs on the trail.
Making an eye splice in a sling rope for a Decker pack saddle.
The Truth about Lady Packers Pt#1.
The truth about lady packers pt#2.