Making Tracks In Iceland: Building Hiking Trails With The Icelandic Forestry Service

posted in: Hiking & Trekking | 2

Henry Landon volunteered with the Icelandic Forestry Service, to build, repair and maintain the trails that are so popular with hikers. As well as making some new friends and enjoying the breathtaking scenery on the Laugavegur trail, he now has more appreciation for those that take on such essential work.

Tips From The Team – A Good Night’s Sleep

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Spring is a great time for wild camping, when bright, sunny days of exploration and new adventures beckon! But beware! The nights and early mornings can still be quite fresh! See how the Frontier team keep all snuggly and warm as they share some helpful tips for a good night’s sleep.

Old vs New – A Quest For The Quickest

posted in: Woodcraft and Carving | 8

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…

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…

Elk Scran: A Pop-Up Feast In Paradise

posted in: Wild Food, Winter Camping | 3

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…