During one of the thaws on the Boreal Snowshoe Expedition. Photo by Dragan Uzelic.
We’ve decided on the route for the 2018 Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester. We’re going with a classic that will follow the Northern Forest Canoe Trail across the crown of Maine. Starting on the Moose River near Jackman, we’ll paddle to Moosehead Lake, where we’ll turn north to Northeast Carry. We’ll carry across to the West [...]
Outdoor skills are frequently presented with a big barrier to entry in the form of price tags. Want to go hiking? Most online information you’ll find will start with advising you on the gear you need to buy first. The same ideas apply to most outdoor endeavors you might want to try your had at. Over [...]
We recorded episode 32 the morning after returning from the Boreal Snowshoe Expedition. I was joined by Dragan Uzelac, Blake Towsley and Colin Clifford, and we discussed the expedition as well as the need for a recreational options for veterans. Upon returning home, I purchased the domain FieldOpsInternational.com, and hope to have some sort of [...]
Sunset at the waterhole, sublime. One week to go in our winter wonderland. The group is fuctioning as a team, everyone is contributing, and there’s nowhere I’d rather be than tucked in the woods alongside a frozen lake in Aroostook county, Maine. #fulltanglifestyle
When it gets warm we don’t travel, we make things. Dragan and Blake made mokatagens. Low-tech knife making in the field. Getting cold tonight.#fulltanglifestyle
Cooking supper on the Boreal Snowshoe Expedition. Having a great time so far. #fulltanglifestyle
View at the road: toboggans, sleds, snowshoes, snowmobile. Winter. #fulltanglifestyle
Guide Shack breakfast on the woodstove. Simple off-grid lifestyle on the Winter Woodsman course. #fulltanglifestyle
Back to the Guide Shack after a day tracking in the woods. The woods life in winter means living on snowshoes. Love this shot of the field school.
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 [...]