Tumpline Tutorial.

Making cordage from natural materials is a fundamental bushcraft skill; attend any basic bushcraft course and the chances are you’ll learn how to turn such as nettles or willow bark into lengths of string. However having learnt this new skill you’re faced with the question of what use it can be put to other than…

Personal Safety

It is important to remember that despite media reports to the contrary you are highly unlikely to be the victim of a violent assault. Millions of people make journeys every year in comfort and safety. However a small number of people are unfortunate enough to encounter a violent criminal. This article is not a complete…

Basic First Aid.

Introduction. Bushcraft is generally a low risk activity and most people enjoy days out in the countryside without incident.  It is wise though to carry a small first aid kit and have a little knowledge of treating common minor injuries. This article is not intended to be a definitive guide on first aid but will…

Hammock

Amok Draumr 3.0 Review

Introduction I lead regular trips to the forests and lakes of Finland canoeing and practising Bushcraft skills. Northern Temperate Forest is one of my favourite regions of the world. However the rocky landscape with little topsoil can make finding a good spot for my Tipi a challenge. When leading groups it is better for the…