Black Owl Outdoors

Open minds in open space.

Steel & Rock | Redemption

Krik of Black Owl Outdoors attempts a char cloth fire once again. After an agonizing first attempt to create fire with a rock, steel, and some char cloth, Krik has upped the quality of his tools. A friendly subscriber, thanks Jack!, sent Krik some awesome flint and...

Walkabout | Pole Steeple

With the clouds hugging the mountain tops and the thick mist coating everything in sight, Krik & stony head out to hike Pole Steeple. Located in Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Pennsylvania, it’s a short rocky hike to the top of the “mountain”,...

Tides of Change

I’m glad to see the National Park Service is producing top notch videos. I feel they are essential to the survival of our wild places. Most people can’t experience things of such nature first hand on a consistent basis. If used properly, video exposes our...

Featured on Fjallraven.us!

what’s up turtles?  i just wanted to let you in on a little bit of behind the scenes. recently we have been contacted by Fjrallraven and asked if we would be interested in trying any of their gear out.  being the gear heads we are, and the fact that their gear...

Ray Mears | We Belong To It

I’m sure you’ve seen this by now, as it has been making the rounds through the interwebs. But in case you haven’t, this is a beautifully done film by Goh Iromoto featuring Ray Mears doing what he does best in the rugged landscapes and mirror smooth...