Frontier Bushcraft News

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We are excited to announce Frontier Bushcraft has joined forces with The Scott-Donelan Tracking School to offer a range of tracking training solutions in the UK. David Scott-Donelan – or “DSD” as he is commonly referred to – is regarded as one of the world’s most effective and capable tracking instructors. First exposed to tracking […] Read more...


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At The Bushcraft Show 2013, the Frontier Bushcraft team gave demonstrations, talks, presentations and ran workshops. We also had the great pleasure of receiving a special knife from Lofty Wiseman in recognition of our winning 4 of the Best in Bushcraft Awards. What was best though was seeing old friends and making new ones. It […] Read more...


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Frontier Bushcraft will be at the Bushcraft Show 2013. We’ll be there from the beginning on Saturday right to the end on Monday. Come and say hello to me and other members of the team at Stall 11. There will be some bushcraft expedition equipment on display and we’ll be happy to talk you through […] Read more...


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If you know where and how to look, there is evidence of wildlife activity all around you. In the woods, in the fields and in the hedgerows there are tell-tale signs of creatures going about their daily lives. Some of these creatures, for example grey squirrels, are quite bold and we often see them when […] Read more...


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Best In Bushcraft Awards 2012

by Paul Kirtley

On finding out the results of the 2012 Best In Bushcraft Awards, we were delighted to discover we had been voted top in no less than four categories: Best Bushcraft Course (for our Bushcraft and Survival Foundation Course); Best Bushcraft School (for Frontier Bushcraft); Best Bushcraft Instructor (for Paul Kirtley); Best Bushcraft Online Content (for […] Read more...

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Bucksaws Galore: Making Expedition Equipment In-House

by Paul Kirtley

At Frontier Bushcraft we are very lucky to have a talented team of people with a diverse range of skills. As a team we have an ethos of rising to a challenge and finding a solution from within. Rather than reaching for a wallet or phoning a friend, we first work out what we can […] Read more...

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Paul & Ray To Give Talk At MEC Toronto

by Paul Kirtley

The 2012 Frontier Bushcraft expedition to canoe the French River is not far away now. Ray Goodwin and I are heading out to Canada in the week prior to the start of the trip and we will be in Toronto for a few days before other members of the expedition arrive. While there we will […] Read more...

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Join The Struggle For Survival

by Paul Kirtley

On hearing or reading the word ‘survival’ many people interested in bushcraft and survival skills perhaps think first of wilderness emergencies. But these aren’t the only survival situations people face. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods as well as famine and war throw people into desperate situations. The victims of these situations face a […] Read more...

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Elementary Wilderness Bushcraft Course Video

by Paul Kirtley

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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The Joy of Tracks

by Paul Kirtley

An interest in animal tracks and sign is something of an affliction. If you become hooked, country walks can become very slow affairs. You certainly have to have understanding walking partners. Once you start looking, there are signs of animal activity everywhere… In fact, after you tune in to the evidence of wildlife activity in […] Read more...