Items that recreate the equipment and the spirit of the Corps of Discovery.
Solid Brass Tobacco Box with Burning Glass
This handy design was
used by the Corps and later Western explorers to carry more than just
tobacco. The size easily accomodates a flint and steel and some char
to start a fire. The lid covers a small magnifying glass that can be
used for the same purpose.
Flint & Steel
Striking metal against
a sharp-edged rock like flint creates a spark. Expert fire-starters
were able to strike the flint and steel in such a manner that the sparks
flew into their char to start a fire.
Keep your powder dry
in this powder horn. The leather thong strap is tied at one end to the
threaded filler cap and at the other end to the small end of the horn.
In Lewis & Clark's day, the easiest way to carry your fire-making tools and other survival essentials was in a "possibles bag". Ours come with an adjustable shoulder strap and a full size flap to cover everything you could possibly carry inside. $35.00.
Ever wonder how Lewis
& Clark made the clothes they wore? Tanning expert Matt Richards
presents step-by-step techniques for creating buckskins in this richly