Approach and Mentality

Post image for Paul Kirtley’s Bushcraft Show 2017 Main Stage Presentations

Here are Paul Kirtley’s main stage presentation on accelerating your bushcraft learning and the live #AskPaulKirtley from the 2017 Bushcraft Show… Read more...

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Post image for Staying Hydrated – Tips From The Team

Hydration is especially important during the hot summer months. We asked the Frontier team how they monitor their fluid intake and how they recognise and manage any symptoms of de-hydration. Read more...

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Post image for The Benefits Of Journeying To Your Core Bushcraft Skills

Paul Kirtley looks into the benefits journeying brings to your bushcraft skills, knowledge, experience and flexibility of application, not to mention how it hones your kit… Read more...

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Post image for It’s Not The End Of The World – Keeping Up Morale Outdoors

How do you cheer yourself up? The Frontier team discuss how they manage their moods whilst working outdoors. Everyone at some point will experience a low, but how do we get over it? Read more...

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Post image for Walking The Camino de Santiago: Reflections And Advice

The Camino de Santiago is a walk or a hike or a pilgrimage. To involve yourself with the Camino is a choice; how you involve yourself, from where and for how long is also of your choosing. Astrid Callomon shares her experience of hiking the Camino, a surprisingly beautiful route, with the intention of inspiring others to make a journey on foot. In particular, the piece gives aspiring Camino hikers some things to think about and points to aid in the making of the decisions about how to approach this intriguing trail… Read more...

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Post image for Being Part Of The Wilderness; Not Just Surviving It

My friend, author and outdoor educator, Kevin Callan recently added the above film to his YouTube channel. It’s a little more serious than many of his offerings but I think it’s a great short film which reflects his deep love of wild places and accessing them by canoe. For me, one of Kevin’s comments really […] Read more...

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Post image for Firelighting: Preparation And Attention To Detail

Preparation and attention to detail are two of the key differentiators between success and failure when it comes to lighting a fire outdoors. Many people rush to achieve a flame, only to have insufficient or poorly prepared kindling and larger fuel. The key is to spend sufficient time gathering the materials you need, making sure […] Read more...

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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...

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A still from the classic wilderness documentary

Wilderness Day is a classic canoe camping documentary from 1954 filmed in the Quetico Superior wilderness area, in northern Minnesota. The film harks back to another age yet contains timeless messages about respect for nature and the value of being proficient in wilderness skills… Read more...

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Post image for Having Walked The Pacific Crest Trail: Reflections Of A Grand Adventure

There was nothing wrong with me. I didn’t walk 2,668.8 miles to cure myself, to become anything, or to fix anything. I did it because I wanted to. I was lucky enough to just want an adventure. Part of me would have liked to have had something to fix, or something to work through, given […] Read more...

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