So Cal Dirttime 2005

On August 20-23, 2005 I had the privilege of attending the Southern California Dirttime Rendezvous, an informal gathering of friends and families interested in wilderness survival and primitive skills. This outstanding event, organized by Dude McLean and Alan Halcon, was held at the Wind Wolves Wildlife Preserve near Bakersfield, California. Follow the links to learn more.

Be sure to check out Bill Hay's photos from the same outing at

Making a Hoko knife

Forging a flint striker

The Rabbitstick

The Halcon stove

Chumash cliff and cave art

Wind Wolves Wildlife Preserve

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