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Wilderness Bushcraft Semester Week 4 Wrap-Up

We had an amazing week on the water last week, as the Wilderness Bushcraft Semester students used the paddles they recently carved to cross a remote lake and camp for the week. They learned a bunch of named paddle strokes, where hand and body position at the beginning and end of the stroke, as well […] Read More

77 Frost-Free Days Per Year

Names, Labels And Bushcraft

Northern Maine Plant ID Book | The Plants Of Baxter State Park

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Eating Well On The Trail And Listener Comments | JMB Podcast Episode 50

In episode 50 of the Jack Mountain Bushcraft Podcast we discuss listener comments, the role of alcohol on the trail, and how important food and eating well is on expeditions. PHOTO: Newly-carved paddles being used for the first time. Links: The Woods Cook: Outdoor Cooking With A Professional Guide by Tim Smith iTunes Link | […] Read More

Expedition Behavior & Leadership | JMB Podcast Episode 49

Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail With David Callison | JMB Podcast Episode 48

Women In Bushcraft | JMB Podcast Episode 47

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Grand Pitch, East Branch of the Penobscot | JMBV 100

Grand Pitch, on the East Branch of the Penobscot river, is not an easy place to get to. In our world where almost everything is accessible via automobile, I think it’s great that there are still places you need to sweat and bleed a little to get to […] Read More

Allagash Falls | JMBV 099

Bull Moose On Eagle Lake | JMBV 098

Night 1 Of The Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester | JMBV 97

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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, consisting of our blog, podcasts and videos.



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