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?
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 … Continued
These days getting kitted out for camping in the woods can appear dauntingly expensive. There’s a lot of pricey ‘bushcraft kit’ for sale but in reality you don’t need much equipment to get started with learning bushcraft skills. A knife, … Continued
At first, learning bushcraft is about gaining fundamental knowledge and basic techniques, learning the most useful and widely-applicable elementary bushcraft skills. These bushcraft skills are largely aimed at addressing your basic needs – shelter, fire, water and food. Here there … Continued
Even though it doesn’t feel like we’ve had much of a Spring, the year is progressing at pace. It doesn’t seem like long ago that I was writing about the March equinox but we are now just around the corner … Continued
There’s no such thing as bushcraft equipment. There’s bushcraft. And there’s equipment. At the heart of bushcraft is a study of nature and the resources she can provide. Some resources are obvious and don’t take much skill or knowledge to … Continued
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 … Continued