What The Frontier Team Is Up To

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Paul Kirtley joins Kevin Callan on Kevin’s remote video interview series, covering a good amount of ground in the conversation. Topics include motivations for being an outdoors educator, why we make outdoor journeys and where is most solace found. Paul tells a story about when he and a group of friends walked across Scotland, taking in the nine highest mountain peaks. The conversation also covers canoe adventures in the UK and Canada as well as giving rise to more general questions around the risks of wilderness travel, how you can transpose bushcraft skills and knowledge from one environment to another, as well as whisky!… Read more...

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Post image for Kevin Callan and Ray Goodwin in Conversation

During these unusual times, limited in our activities and movements by coronavirus restrictions, many of us are keeping in touch online, in lieu of catching up in person, more than ever. It’s a great means of maintaining the connections we have, as well as reminiscing about adventures we have had together. Ray Goodwin, one of the UK’s foremost canoe coaches gets together with The Happy Camper, Kevin Callan, for a virtual fireside chat (and a whisky)… Read more...

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Kevin Callan and Justine Curgenven join Paul Kirtley and Ray Goodwin on a different type of canoe adventure down Scotland’s River Spey… Read more...

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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 Frontier Bushcraft At The 2017 Bushcraft Show

Frontier Bushcraft is one of the main sponsors of the 2017 Bushcraft Show and we have lots of demonstrations, presentations and activities planned for this event, which takes place over the long weekend of 27th-29th May… Read more...

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However much first aid training you’ve done, it’s always good to refresh in order to keep the important knowledge front of mind and to keep a cool head in an emergency. In this article, Paul Kirtley outlines the sort of first aid training the Frontier team regularly undertake, with examples from the most recent staff first aid training… Read more...

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Post image for Downcreek Big Dipper: The Evolution Of An Outstanding Paddle

“I loved it on both white water and in the wind. It was turning into my favourite white-water paddle of all time.” Ray Goodwin is impressed by the craftsmanship and performance of Downcreek paddles’ beautiful new white-water paddle design; The Big Dipper. Read more...

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Post image for Celebrating Success – Continuing Personal & Professional Development

The Frontier Bushcraft team strive to develop their core bushcraft skills, always. But they are also encouraged to develop in areas of personal and professional development which dovetail with their core skills, giving them insight into other systems, approaches and methodologies. Working with other outdoor professionals, from mountain guides to deer stalkers, exposes them to varied approaches to the outdoors and a range of quality leadership styles. As a result, our colleagues stretch themselves physically and mentally, taking their professionalism to the next level. See what the team has achieved in the last year… Read more...

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Post image for Frontier Bushcraft Team Canoeing Weekend – Winter 2016

The Frontier Bushcraft team take to three varied canoeing venues in North Wales as part of their annual end-of-season canoeing weekend… Read more...

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Post image for Bushcraft Workshops At The Canoe Symposium

Frontier Bushcraft was invited to run a number of workshops at the 2016 Welsh Canoe Symposium. Kevin Callan, the celebrated Canadian author and speaker, was special guest at the symposium and gave several entertaining and thought provoking talks. He also spent a good amount of time going around speaking with symposium attendees and videoing the various goings on, including some of our sessions, which you can see in this blog post… Read more...

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