Post image for It’s Not The End Of The World – Keeping Up Morale Outdoors

How do you cheer yourself up? The Frontier team discuss how they manage their moods whilst working outdoors. Everyone at some point will experience a low, but how do we get over it? Read more...


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...


Post image for Natural Navigation: What’s Happening with the Three Brightest Objects in the Night Sky?

For the purposes of wayfinding, it’s important to have an understanding of the brightest objects in the night sky. The three brightest objects in the night sky are not stars but planets: The Moon, Venus and Jupiter. These planets are up to something rather special in our skies at the moment (read on). It’s at […] Read more...


Winter Walking on Wetherlam

by Paul Kirtley

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At Frontier Bushcraft we don’t need much of an excuse to get outside. In fact we need a good reason to remain indoors. So, on Wednesday after a morning of working on some documents, James Bath and I closed our laptops and headed for the hills to stretch our legs. It was a clear, crisp […] Read more...


Post image for Venus and The Moon: Direction from The Heavens

I was a child in the era of Voyager spacecraft, Carl Sagan’s ‘Cosmos’ TV series and the first Space Shuttle missions. As a result I’ve been interested in stars, planets and their motion for as long as I can remember. Later I read of Polynesian navigators using their knowledge of the heavens to guide their […] Read more...