April 2014

Carry On Kilimanjaro

by Henry Landon

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Climbing Kilimanjaro is something I have wanted to do for a long while. In January this year (2014) after months of research and weeks of planning, my friend and colleague Tom Kaye and I boarded a plane to do exactly that. The peak of Kilimanjaro is at 19,710ft above sea level (5,896m) and is the […] Read more...


Post image for Positive Mental Attitude Became The Essential Ingredient

A day of challenges, compounded by torrential rain, illustrates the broader benefits of training in wilderness bushcraft skills… Read more...


Post image for Staff Training Camp: Back To Bushcraft Basics

While we run courses and trips year round, the majority of our open courses take place in Spring, Summer and early Autumn, with this course season really kicking off around Easter. In preparation for this, every Spring the Frontier Bushcraft team gather together for a pre-season training camp. It’s a time when the old hands […] Read more...


Post image for First Aid Training: An Annual Dose Of Reality

I’m just back from overseeing 10 days of training and development for our instructional team. This included several days of first aid training. First aid training is important. My personal view is that first aid should be taught at school. Everyone would benefit from the general population having a better knowledge of basic life support. […] Read more...


Post image for Tips & Tricks: Tarp Guyline Attachment Options

Those of us who are fans of tarps already know they are a versatile and protective shelter. A tarp made of a modern lightweight material takes up little space in your pack yet creates a relatively large covered area for little weight. What’s more you can have a fire under a tarp if you pitch […] Read more...