Post image for Making Gypsy Flowers – An Exercise In Knife Skills

Wooden Gypsy flowers are a traditional craft and art form. Paul ‘Spoons’ Nicholls shows us how he makes these charming and versatile flowers which make ideal gifts or decoration… Read more...

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Post image for Ground Elder Soup – A Springtime Seasonal Foraged Favourite

Spring is just around the corner! So, we continue our series of favourite outdoor meals with Alison Delaney’s delicious foraged Ground Elder soup. A seasonal treat! Read more...

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Post image for Old vs New – A Quest For The Quickest

James Bath often wondered if power tools were actually quicker than hand tools when felling and chopping logs. So he set up a completely unofficial and absolutely scientifically useless experiment to find the answer! Incorporating this into a family ‘wooding’ day justified this firewood production exercise… Read more...

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Post image for Hiking Food On Hadrian’s Wall – Menu Plans And Suggestions

Henry Landon shares his menu plans and suggestions for nutritious and tasty meals when out on a long hike. It’s all in the preparation. This is what he took with him when he walked Hadrian’s Wall over a period of 6 days in January. Read more...

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Cooking Beef In A Pit Oven

by Paul Nicholls

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Paul Nicholls and his camp chums; Martin Tomlinson and Andrew Casey, show us how they cooked a cut of Beef in a Pit Oven, lit with the bow drill method. Read more...

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Post image for Norwegian Ski Tour; In The Land Of The Saboteurs

Henry Landon and friends visit the terrain of The Heroes of Telemark, starting in Norway’s Rjukan Valley. Camping on the Hardangervidda, dealing with cold conditions, bitter winds and the prospect of frostbite, they gained a new respect for the wartime saboteurs… Read more...

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Post image for Elk Scran: A Pop-Up Feast In Paradise

Food aficionado Iain Gair shares a rare insight into the preparation of Elk Scran, probably one of the most elusive dishes known to man. There is no definitive recipe and no pictorial evidence. If you can find it, it will be served in a tiny pop-up restaurant somewhere in the northern coniferous forest… Read more...

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Post image for Repair Kit: Mending On The Move

A useful and informative article from Frontier Team member Henry Landon, who discovered that a repair kit is a very important addition to any outdoor enthusiast’s basic kit. An experienced traveller and bushcrafter, Henry explains how his repair kit has been modified over the years. 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 Walking Hadrian’s Wall In Winter

Frontier Team member Henry Landon hiked along Hadrian’s Wall from the East Coast to the West Coast in January and says it was ‘a rare experience’. This epic journey showed him spectacular views of open countryside, allowing for wild camping, foraging and a fresh perspective on an iconic historical area… Read more...

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