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.

Walking Hadrian’s Wall In Winter

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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…

Celebrating Success – Continuing Personal & Professional Development

The Frontier Bushcraft team strive to develop their core bushcraft skills, always. But they are also encouraged to develop in areas of personal and professional development which dovetail with their core skills, giving them insight into other systems, approaches and methodologies. Working with other outdoor professionals, from mountain guides to deer stalkers, exposes them to varied approaches to the outdoors and a range of quality leadership styles. As a result, our colleagues stretch themselves physically and mentally, taking their professionalism to the next level. See what the team has achieved in the last year…

Kayaking The Stockholm Archipelago

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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…

Walking The Camino de Santiago: Reflections And Advice

The Camino de Santiago is a walk or a hike or a pilgrimage. To involve yourself with the Camino is a choice; how you involve yourself, from where and for how long is also of your choosing. Astrid Callomon shares her experience of hiking the Camino, a surprisingly beautiful route, with the intention of inspiring others to make a journey on foot. In particular, the piece gives aspiring Camino hikers some things to think about and points to aid in the making of the decisions about how to approach this intriguing trail…

Bushcraft Workshops At The Canoe Symposium

Frontier Bushcraft was invited to run a number of workshops at the 2016 Welsh Canoe Symposium. Kevin Callan, the celebrated Canadian author and speaker, was special guest at the symposium and gave several entertaining and thought provoking talks. He also spent a good amount of time going around speaking with symposium attendees and videoing the various goings on, including some of our sessions, which you can see in this blog post…

Aurora Over The Boreal Forest

We had several nights of Aurora Borealis a.k.a Northern Lights, on the Bloodvein River expedition. The best night was 7th September 2015, when the lights were visible even before it became fully dark. Later on we were treated to the most amazing display, a small fraction of which I captured in the time lapse video shown here…