Each year the milestone I look forwards to more than any other in my work calendar is the Woodland Ways annual Canoe and Campcraft expedition to the Malingsbo-Kloten nature reserve in south-central Sweden. Mid to late September into early October is something of a strategic time for us...
In just a few short weeks we will be taking a small group out to the USA to trek a section of the Mojave Road through the Mojave National Preserve. We will be trekking about 100 miles section across the breathtakingly stunning, Mojave National Preserve, carrying all our kit with us. The route we
After two fantastic weeks tracking and wildlife watching in Croatia we are finally back in the UK. Over the two weeks our instructor team between them clocked up nearly 400 miles on foot between, summited Mount Risnjak 3 times and looked at literally hundreds of tracks, scat and other sign.
In May 2017 we will be launching The Primitive Skills Year a course designed and delivered to instil students with the practical know-how of utilising natural materials in a woodland environment for their comfort throughout 10 modules spread over an 18 month period. This course was originally desig
Here is a brief insight into some of the skills of our Woodland Wayers in this case an overview of our two hide work weekends where our students begin with a raw deer skin and go home with soft smoked buckskin.
If that’s all Afrikaans to you you’d be correct.
It’s curious where chance occurences can lead you. Back in 2014, I had a private message on Facebook from a relative asking if I could contact a friend of his, Snezjana (Ana), who had inherited a house in the mountains in northern Croatia and was planning to start doing cycling tours and adven
If you have attended one of our weekend courses you will likely have been introduced, albeit very briefly, into the world of tracking. If it captured you imagination, then why not immerse yourself into the subject by joining us on our tracking weekend dedicated to tracking and watching our amazing
Each autumn we run a 9 day guided canoe trip into the Swedish wilderness area of Malingsbo Kloten. It is a truly stunning location and one that will provide ample opportunities to pit your skills and know how against the turning seasonal weather.
Most of my written work is usually “how to”, but this one is a little different. I had an overwhelming urge to share with you my experience in South Africa on a recent CPD training course I had arranged for myself and Kevan Palmer, senior instructor here at Woodland Ways. So this blog is