Demonstrations and Drop-In SessionsI will be undertaking daily axe demonstrations, Ray Goodwin will be talking about and demonstrating portaging skills and you are welcome to drop by our stall and spend time with the team to do some carving (we should have plenty of wood lying around after my axe demos).
Axe Skills For Camping And ExpeditionsAt the Frontier Bushcraft Stall - Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning. Check the show programme for details. My demonstration will cover axe techniques for camp life and wilderness expeditions:
- Choosing the right axe for the job
- Safety principles
- Safe cutting techniques
- Splitting with and without a chopping block
- Carving techniques
- Axe care
Packing A Boat And The Art Of PortageAt the Frontier Bushcraft Stall - Saturday, Sunday and Monday afteroon. Check the show programme for details. Ray Goodwin will talk through the often overlooked art of portage and related skill of packing an open canoe effectively and efficiently.
Main Stage TalksKey Frontier Bushcraft instructors will be giving no less than three main stage talks.
Paul KirtleyIntegrating Bushcraft With Modern Outdoor Life In this talk, I will examine and comment on the relevance of classic wilderness skills in the context of current day convenience, innovation and technology.
Ray GoodwinPaddling the Bloodvein: A trip through the boreal forest Ray a talks through a remote canoe expedition with paddle, pack and axe.
David Scott-DonelanThe Earth Speaks DSD will be taking a fresh look at new Search and Rescue, Military and Police tracking techniques.
Specialist InstructionTake an introduction to open canoeing with none other than paddling maestro Ray Goodwin. Boats, paddles and buoyancy aids provided. For more details, click here: http://shop.bushcraftmagazine.com/products/introduction-to-paddling-a-canoe
Say Hello!We're very much looking forward to catching up with old friends and making new ones over the course of the long weekend. Let us know in the comments below if you are planning on being at the show…
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