Jack Mountain Bushcraft School Media


Self Assessment While Living An Outdoor Lifestyle

Our culture is so used to ranking things, that it’s become entrenched in the mindset of most people (myself included). We want to know the “Best” way of doing things, and often desire a form of documentation to show that we’ve “progressed”, it’s almost as if learning and living in the outdoors was a video […] Read More

Professional Outdoorsman Vs. Celebrity Outdoorsman

Active And Self Motivated Learning

Jack Mountain on The Big Wild Radio

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Primitive Wilderness Living Practicum | JMBP-E031

Episode 31 of the podcast is about the Primitive Wilderness Living Practicum, a program we facilitate. It’s a 21-day wilderness experience with limited gear, limited food, and a whole lot of learning and personal growth. We’ve had a lot of questions about it recently, so this episode is an attempt to answer them. This is […] Read More

Sam Larson From The TV Show Alone | JMBP-E030

New College Partnership With U Maine Presque Isle | JMBP-E029

Winter Bushcraft Gear And Know-How | JMBP-E028

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Recommended Dutch Oven For The Wilderness Bushcraft Semester

We recommend an 8-inch, 2 quart dutch oven for the Wilderness Bushcraft Semester, and for any other field school program. Ideally, it will have a flanged lid but no legs. If yours has legs, no big deal as these make it easier to cook in the field. But it also makes it more difficult to […] Read More

Tough Man At The Water Hole

Remote Snowshoe Camp Walkaround

Dirt Road Life Is Exceptionally Beautiful Today

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The Woods Cook

Outdoor cooking with a professional guide. More info.

Bushcraft Education

Riffs and reflection on teaching and learning outdoors. More info.

First Person Ecology

Our nature study curriculum. More info.


About JMBS Media

– Ago Puteus Foris –
We’re a bushcraft, guide training and wilderness expedition school founded in 1999. We help people become more self-reliant and connected to the natural world using traditional skills and a few simple tools. This is our media hub and blog.




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· JMB Field School – Long-Term Immersion: Semester & Expedition Programs. GI Bill & College Credit.
· Classic Wilderness Guiding – Canoe, Snowshoe & Sea Kayak Trips
· JMB Folk School – Lodge-Based Programs & Short Courses
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· BushcraftSchool.com – Online & Distance Learning
· JMBS Master Calendar – All Scheduled Programs

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