Bushcraft Survival Articles

Procuring water in the North

Procuring water in the North

A happy man with some water. Time for that brew! In the previous blog we discussed a variety of ways that we can lose moisture from our bodies and subsequently become dehydrated in cold climes. Today I intend to discuss overcoming these issues and securing for ourselves an adequate supply of water a
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Tinder Bundles – Part 2

Tinder Bundles – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of a three part tinder bundle blog.  In the first part we looked at Ember extenders available to us at this time of year.  In this second part we will concentrate on four plants that we can forage now for the coarser outer of the tinder bundle and look at […]
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No Dry Tinder?

No Dry Tinder?

The following idea has been published in Volume 1 of “Primitive Technology a book of Earth Skills” but only takes up half of page 57 and has only diagrams of the method. By the way, the above mentioned book is a must have for your bushcraft library! The idea set out by E. J. Pratt [&hell
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Appleton Autumn!

Appleton Autumn!

One of the few disadvantages of working outside, especially at this time of year, is  finding yourself at the bottom of the food chain to hosts of biting insects.  With this warm weather mosquitoes, midges, horseflies and other flying, biting mini-beasts are present in their droves with nothing be
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