Dealing with Covid-19 on the line, 2020

  Lion Fire. Photo by Rio Blanco Co Sheriff’s Office April 7, 2020. This is an AAR that was done after the Lion Fire, April 7th 2020. The fire burned 229 acres in Meeker, Colorado, and the following was an AAR produced by the Zone Fire Management Officer; As many of you know we had…

Hydration!

Working-out and eating healthy is a great place to start when preparing yourself for a hot, exhausting fire season. If you end up like we did in 2016, on the Los Padres National Forest, you’ll be needing something more too. I’ve thrown together a few links to some valuable information and products that are tried…

Pro-Deals for Firefighters

Its that time of year again, everyone should be getting their “Critical 80” refreshers out of the way and getting Red Cards issued. Something you may not know about your Red Card is that it’s your ticket to unlocking all kinds of Pro Deals. Many of us like to spend our free time outdoors and…

Yarnell Hill Hike

February 25, 2017, Yarnell- A lone cactus wren croaked, as I came up the first stretch of hillside, on the way to the spot where, on June 30, 2013, nineteen formidable men met their doom, while working to safeguard this small community at the southeast edge of the Mohave Desert. I encountered a moderate trail, […]…

Speed Rope: Low Impact Endurance Training

What’s a SPEED ROPE? Simply a JUMP ROPE, and as simple as it sounds, jumping rope is a great LOW IMPACT workout that reduces excessive wear on knees, when we know the possibility of going to the Klamath National Forest or Six Rivers National Forest is right around the corner. While strength training can increase…

Elete CitriLyte Add-In Canteen to Cure Cramps!

Elete Drops The Tablytes A couple of the guys on the crew including myself have been testing out the Elete drops and tablets and found that they can help  increase hydration and therefor reduce heat cramps. Eating a tablet in the morning in addition to drinking a normal amount of water gets you set up…

Voodoo Flossing: So much more than rehab

Two weeks ago I experienced catastrophic knee failure and couldn’t walk. As I’m still getting back into the swing of our cardio program, I have found Voodoo Flossing to be the #1 most beneficial aid to my healing. A huge thanks goes out to Dr. Kelly Starrett for his excellent therapeutics and motivation. How to…

Sport Legs

Cutting Line with Sportlegs    Important Information Indications : Supports optimal function of your body’s lactic acid energy transfer system. With calcium to build and maintain good bone health. Premium natural-source ingredients are balanced to enhance absorption and stabilized to maintain potency. Ingredients : Plant cellulose (vegetable capsule), gluten-free modified cornstarch and sucrose (stabilizers), sodium…

Support The Wildland Firefighters Foundation

One of my photographs is featured on the page but didn’t make the calendar! Purchasing a calendar greatly supports our fallen heroes and their families.  My thanks goes out to the Wildland Firefighters Foundation in Boise, ID.

What is “ExtremeFireBehavior.org”?

An awesome resource for Wildland Firefighters! Real life “Extreme Fire Behavior”! Pictures, videos, product review, educational links, workouts and more! Hotshot approved 🔥