wilderness safety

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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...

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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 Kayaking The Stockholm Archipelago

Uninhabited islands, calm, sheltered and clear waters, stunning views, sunshine and freedom characterise the Stockholm archipelago. Astrid Callomon and friends take to sea kayaks for wild camping exploration of this stunning area. Read more in Astrid’s captivating article… Read more...

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Post image for Firelighting: Why We Teach It The Way We Do

A while ago I posted the above photo from my phone to the Frontier Bushcraft Facebook page. It shows Ian Lawson giving a fire-lighting demonstration (under nice, dry conditions) on our award-winning Bushcraft and Survival Foundation Course. We received many good-natured, tongue-in-cheek comments about the apparent height of the flames, some asking if we’d set […] Read more...

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Post image for How to Stow Your Kit for a Canoe Expedition

Stowing your equipment properly is an important consideration for any canoe trip. It’s important for protecting your kit. It’s important for your safety. Whether you are heading out on the water for the day or for several weeks, there are a number of alternatives available to you. This article will help to make sure you […] Read more...

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Post image for Wilderness Canoeing: Personal Bushcraft & Survival Kit

I always enjoy making canoe journeys in wild country. Particularly when you travel as a single tandem pair, or even solo, there is a feeling of isolation and giving yourself up to the wilderness. The canoe is quiet and has a natural pace to it. During canoeing expeditions you become part of the landscape you […] Read more...

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