Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media


hauling sleds across a frozen lake

Winter Has Arrived In Masardis

It has snowed off and on for the last five days, and as I’m writing this it is -6 degrees F and there is 8 inches of fresh snow on the ground. Winter has definitely arrived, and I’m getting excited for winter programs in February. This photo was taken a while back, showing a line […] Read more

Laundry day, just wearing long johns

Why Doing Laundry By Hand Matters, And A Laundry Soap Recipe

cover photo of The Humanure Handbook

Mainstream Article On Use Of Human Urine As Fertilizer

Unloading on a remote beach

Becoming A Registered Maine Guide After Your JMBS 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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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.
Anything that appears to be an error in spelling or grammar is actually the author’s clever use of the vernacular, and as such is not an error, but rather a carefully placed literary device demonstrating prodigious artistic prowess.

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Life Member – Maine Wilderness Guides Organization
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