Paul Kirtley

Mike Pullen from TA Outdoors and I have made a number of video collaborations. In our various conversations around the campfire while filming these videos, Mike had stated to me his desire to add the skills to expedition by canoe to his outdoor repertoire. It made sense to me. Mike loves the woods. He’s a fisherman. He likes to travel. So the Expedition Canoeing Skills Course with Ray Goodwin and me seemed perfectly suited to what Mike wanted to get under his belt. Mike has made a video blog of his experiences on the course and gives some indication of what he aims to use these skills for… Find out more here on the Frontier Bushcraft blog… Read more...

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Frontier Bushcraft team member Iain Gair first introduced this recipe to other members of the team as a campfire cookery treat. It has since become a firm favourite in the Frontier camp… Read more...

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Good campfire cookery is important – for basic nutrition and energy, of course. But food can be much more than this. Ultimately, it’s an opportunity to surprise and delight. We asked some of the Frontier Bushcraft team which of their campfire cooking repertoire surprises others… Read more...

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Ray Goodwin brings together his many strands of experience of introducing people – young and old – to canoeing to share some tips and insights on the dangers facing inexperienced paddlers as well as the joy and fun of it all…. Read more...

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Paul Kirtley argues deliberate practice is important to achieve higher levels of proficiency in outdoor skills such as canoeing but also within bushcraft. It’s not the hours that you put in but what you put into the hours… 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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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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Flat breads are one of the easiest breads to make, indoors or outdoors. Indeed, flat breads exist in the cuisine of many cultures around the world. Once you have flour, you can make flat breads. Once you have a fire, you can make campfire flatbreads… Read more...

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Paul Kirtley looks into the benefits journeying brings to your bushcraft skills, knowledge, experience and flexibility of application, not to mention how it hones your kit… Read more...

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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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