Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media


Unloading gear at a remote camp site

Renting Outdoor Gear from Maine Gear Share

It can be expensive to buy all the gear you need to participate in outdoor activities, especially when you’re starting from scratch. If you’re coming to the field school, you can rent most of the camping gear needed to participate. This is a great option for those coming for a few days to a few […] Read more

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Buffalo River Trip (AR) Added To Spring Schedule

swinging an axe

Self-Care On The Trail: Take Care Of Your Back

crossing headwater lakes in a canoe

Maine Guide Traditional Canoe Expedition Leadership 4-Week Training Course

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lining canoes on the Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester

End Of The 2023 Field School Season | JMB Podcast 119

Recorded on November 20, 2023. We just wrapped up the field school season, and in this episode I look back and reflect on the experiments we ran during 2023. I discuss the Expedition Instructor (XI) as a continuous 6-month, residential program, moving the Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester back to May and the high waters of […] Read more

Cooking on a fire in winter.

Professional Training Vs. Personal Enrichment | JMB Podcast 118

Open Fire Cooking

Wild Pooping | JMB Podcast 117

Canoeing in the North Maine Woods

Making Hard Decisions | JMB Podcast 116

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JMBS Pot System Nesting Bowl | JMB Vlog 171

Nesting bowl for the JMBS Pot System. More about it in this blog post. And here’s a link to the bowl, available in many stores. #FullTangLifestyle […] Read more

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Foraging Sunchokes | JMB Vlog 170

Fall 2023 WBS Update | JMB Vlog 169

Beginning Canoe Paddle Carving | JMB Vlog 168

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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

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Featured Posts

We’ve put up a lot of posts over the years. These are some of our most popular.


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.

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JMB Blog & Media Hub
Home to our blog, videos, podcast and photos, going back to 2006.

JMBS Calendar
All of our upcoming events.

Typos, Etc.
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