Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media


HoboCamp 2024 on the Bonaventure River

Back From The Bonaventure, Wilderness Bushcraft Semester Starts Today

We had a fantastic week canoeing the Bonaventure river in Quebec. The upper river was very low, but thanks to an overnight rain the water level came up and was pretty close to perfect. Although we came close a few times, our crew didn’t dump any boats. I’ve got a bunch of videos to edit, […] Read more

making coffee on the river bank

Getting Ready For The Bonaventure Canoe Expedition In Quebec

fly fishing by the falls

Why We Guide, From “The Last Guide: A Story Of Fish And Love”

Poling practice on a remote stretch of river

Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester Completed For 2024

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solo canoeist

Advanced Solo Wilderness Canoe Course | JMB Podcast 124

Episode 124 of the JMB Podcast is about training people for solo wilderness canoe expeditions. We discuss the skills needed to do it safely, and talk about a September 2024 course designed to give people the skills and confidence to pull it off. Read more about the course discussed on the Solo Expedition Canoe Course […] Read more

Tim in the canoe

Medical Evac, Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester Wrap-Up | JMB Podcast 123

Mid-Course, Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester | JMB Podcast 122

Scenic view of Allagash Falls

The Maine Guide Medic WFR Course | JMB Podcast 121

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About Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media

– Ago Puteus Foris –
We’re a bushcraft, guide training and wilderness expedition school and traditional Maine Guide service founded in 1999. We help people become more skilled, more knowledgeable, more experienced and more confident by using traditional wilderness skills, a few simple tools and field-based experience. This is our media hub. For information on our programs, go to JackMtn.com, and check out our Calendar to see all upcoming programs.

Tim Smith, M.Ed., Registered Master Maine Guide.
    Jack Mountain Bushcraft School Founder

Master Maine Guide Patch





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The Woods Cook

Outdoor cooking with a professional guide. More info.

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