Combining The Northern Forest Canoe Route, The Appalachian Trail And The International Appalachian Trail Into An Epic Journey The Idea There is a romance and simplicity in journeys that start at your door. In The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins didn’t take a bus to a plane to another bus to a cab to start his [...]
I’m excited to announce the recipient of our Wilderness Bushcraft Semester scholarship for the spring, 2016 semester; Christopher Russell! You’re going to be hearing a lot about him over the coming months, but for now let me introduce you to his blog, PrimitiveAddictions.com, and Facebook fan page. We have another scholarship opportunity for the fall [...]
I was just made aware that part of the term “survival situation” has been trademarked. I personally won’t miss it and am glad to see it go. Term “Survival Situation” To Be Replaced With “LTO – Life Threatening Occurrence” Since the recent registration of the trademark “The Situation” by Michael Sorrentino, the outdoor community [...]
Since returning home from the second Boreal Snowshoe Expedition, I’ve been immersed in the tedious and delicate process of a major overhaul of our web site. This entailed a lot of backend work, as well as creating several new sites. While there is still a lot of work to be done, the major overhauls are [...]
Open water, getting that canoeing itch!
We lost one of the greats today. RIP Steve Watts. A true gentleman.
Ice is out on the pond. Earliest I ever remember having open water.
Tapping trees and boiling sap into maple syrup with a bunch of kids. Bucket with lid in the foreground.
Home. Morning coffee with kids and dog. There's no greater comfort than coming home to family.
End of the trip, back to the world. Farewell winter! #bushcraft #woodslife #guidetraining
Old man winter on the ice. Last full day of 4 weeks in the woods this winter, coldest day yet.
Bitter cold and windy, need the chisel to open the water hole. #guidetraining #woodslife #bushcraft
Sleet is over, now getting ready for the deep freeze and cooking supper. #woodslife #guidetraining #bushcraft
Tentbound. This is our view as we listen to the sleet and rain fall. Glad to have a big pile of firewood.
Setting up a hot-tent camp alongside of a lonely, frozen lake. #guidetraining #bushcraft
On the trail hand-hauling toboggans on a beautiful Boreal Snowshoe Expedition day. #guidetraining #bushcraft