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2024 Summer Wilderness Bushcraft Semester, Week 1 Heat Wave

We’re in the middle of week one on the summer, 2024 Wilderness Bushcraft Semester and we’ve got a heat wave sitting over us. We’ve begun our coursework on understanding the weather and are currently looking at the impacts of weather on human behavior and energy levels. Yesterday the temperature was around 95 degrees F. Today […] Read more

HoboCamp 2024 on the Bonaventure River

Back From The Bonaventure, Wilderness Bushcraft Semester Starts Today

making coffee on the river bank

Getting Ready For The Bonaventure Canoe Expedition In Quebec

fly fishing by the falls

Why We Guide, From “The Last Guide: A Story Of Fish And Love”

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Wise Oak Wilderness | JMB Podcast 125

For episode 125 of the JMB Podcast I was joined by Jesse Grindler. Jesse is a JMBS alum, owner of Wise Oak Wilderness in Montreal, and recently joined us on our Bonaventure River canoe expedition. We discuss the Bonaventure trip, then we learn about the business Jesse recently started called Wise Oak Wilderness, offering a […] Read more

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Advanced Solo Wilderness Canoe Course | JMB Podcast 124

Tim in the canoe

Medical Evac, Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester Wrap-Up | JMB Podcast 123

Mid-Course, Wilderness Canoe Expedition Semester | JMB Podcast 122

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JMB Vlog 195 | 2024 Bonaventure River Canoe Expedition pt.4

Part 4 of our 2024 canoe expedition on Quebec’s Bonaventure river. In this video we line our canoes over the ledges in Kicking Horse Pass and run the section just below. #FullTangLifestyle […] Read more

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JMB Vlog 194 | 2024 Bonaventure River Canoe Expedition pt.3

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JMB Vlog 193 | End Of Week 1, 2024 Summer Wilderness Bushcraft Semester

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JMB Vlog 192 | Heatwave WBS Week 1, June 2024

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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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