Budget Bushcraft

Post image for Getting Into My Stride: A Quest For Perfect Outdoor Trousers

The outdoor clothing market is saturated. It can be difficult and confusing to build a good base level set of clothing. Many outdoor brands and outlets would have us believe that the acquisition of kit and expensive brands will improve our skills and abilities. However, we actually need very little kit to enjoy our time […] Read more...

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Post image for Bushcraft On A Budget: Improving The Swedish Army Snow Smock

The Swedish Army Snow Smock is a great windproof shell layer that I have used on trips up into the Arctic Circle. It’s a great value smock – hard wearing, cheap and functional. Having used this smock for some time, I thought that it could be improved. So I set about making a few modifications […] Read more...

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Post image for Bushcraft on a Budget: All the Kit You Need for Less Than £100

These days getting kitted out for camping in the woods can appear dauntingly expensive. There’s a lot of pricey ‘bushcraft kit’ for sale but in reality you don’t need much equipment to get started with learning bushcraft skills. A knife, saw and fireflash is all you really need. But a beginner needs more than this […] Read more...

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Post image for Getting Started with Bushcraft: Debunking the Kit Myth

There’s no such thing as bushcraft equipment. There’s bushcraft. And there’s equipment. At the heart of bushcraft is a study of nature and the resources she can provide. Some resources are obvious and don’t take much skill or knowledge to access; making the most of other resources requires a large knowledge (e.g. fungi) or a […] Read more...

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