Frontier Bushcraft Courses

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A student on one of our Elementary Wilderness Bushcraft courses took a great time-lapse sequence of the main camp coming to life one morning. Duane Yates got out of his sleeping bag not long after 04:00. He set up his tripod and pointed his camera towards the parachute shelter which forms the focus of our […] Read more...

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Post image for Intermediate Bushcraft Skills: An Exercise in Elimination

At first, learning bushcraft is about gaining fundamental knowledge and basic techniques, learning the most useful and widely-applicable elementary bushcraft skills. These bushcraft skills are largely aimed at addressing your basic needs – shelter, fire, water and food. Here there is a substantial overlap with survival skills. Basic bushcraft skills are typically directly applicable without […] Read more...

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Post image for Elementary Wilderness Bushcraft Course Video

Even though it doesn’t feel like we’ve had much of a Spring, the year is progressing at pace. It doesn’t seem like long ago that I was writing about the March equinox but we are now just around the corner from the June solstice. The Frontier team has been out in the woods for a […] Read more...

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Post image for A Rough Weekend in the Midlands and an Object Lesson in Interconnectedness

Last weekend I jumped in my Land Rover and braved the motorways to visit a great group of bushcraft enthusiasts in the Midlands. The group are all active members of BushcraftUK and regularly get together at Rough Close Scout camp for social meets where they share skills and time in the woods together. On waking […] Read more...

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Tarp tipi on a Frontier Bushcraft bushcraft course.

A large tarp creates a fantastic communal space while camping in the woods. It’s quick and easy to erect. A mainstay of many bushcraft camping outfits, a tarp provides shelter from rain and space to work in. You can have a fire underneath a tarp with which you can warm up, dry off your clothes […] Read more...

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Post image for A Private Course for BushcraftUK Group

Last weekend I headed north to run a private course for a group of bushcraft enthusiasts. The group are all active members of BushcraftUK and meet regularly to camp out and share skills. The venue of the course was the group’s usual camping ground, a wooded Scout campsite close to Coventry. I was contacted earlier […] Read more...

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Learn to view the woods from a bushcraft perspective...

I recently led a Bushcraft Walk in the Woods. For me it was a fun and engaging day with a really nice group of people. We covered lots during the course of the walk and I thoroughly enjoyed leading it. Matt Batham was one of the group and he has kindly forwarded me the following […] Read more...

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Happy campers!

I’ve just returned from running a private Family Bushcraft course at our new bushcraft course venue in East Sussex. We had an enjoyable, if busy, 4 days in the woods with a great group of people. Activities over the long-weekend included campcraft, fire-lighting, the safe use of saws and bushcraft knives, carving, small game preparation […] Read more...

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Canoe Canada: The French River

Over the weekend we added two galleries of photos for Frontier Bushcraft’s Canadian canoeing expeditions. These galleries give a great insight into the fantastic wild country we visit on these trips and the type of journey we make through it. Check out the photos: French River Image Gallery Bloodvein River Image Gallery Enjoy! Read more...