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February 20, 2018

Sorry I've been busy, teaching busy so that's a welcome change. I love teaching and this is kinda different. The Same that I'm teaching Bushcraft, but Different in that I'm teaching troubled youth.

I received a call asking if I could teach last minute, I was free that w...

January 23, 2018

So I did it I bought the Grandfords Carving axe, and yes I was ready to eat my words. I have been telling everyone that you don't need a 250 dollar axe to do you work, but I finally cracked under pressure.....Kinda.

So this Christmas my parents gave me the money to buy...

January 10, 2018

Well that's all folks another great event done, Frostbite 2018 is in the bag. So what did we have happen this time around? Well this year was as big as last year, 128 ish people. But this year we added 4 vendors and a food truck! and I think everyone liked it a lot.

So...

December 29, 2017

Well winter has shown it's ugly face and around here in central Alberta that means cold! So cold you don't want to do anything! But that's no good, so I thought I would maybe give you some advice in these cold times.

Dress for success , and in this cold that means layer...

December 13, 2017

So I finally got down to carving a paddle, it's been a project on my want list for sometime now. So I started out with a 2x8 board from the lumber yard and went to town. So the goal was to see of course could I do it with just hand tools, and no power, and with a basic...

December 7, 2017

Survival-noun-the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an accident, ordeal, or difficult circumstances. "the animal's chances for survival were pretty low"

Bushcraft-noun-skill at living in the bush.

So I wanted to talk alittle bit about th...

December 4, 2017

I was invited to teach at the river free school in Edmonton, and it was a great time. It's a very small atmosphere and the group was awesome!

As an instructor you just hope that you've reached the students and that they gained something fun and important. I think that h...

December 3, 2017

Hey folks I just wanted to let you know that I made some new YouTube videos, a quick one on the quickest way to get firewood in the boreal forest, The Next is what to do when you're lost and the Stop Acronym, the last on Man made survival shelters.

In the last video I u...

November 28, 2017

So I thought I would share my thoughts on things, but before I start let you be warned! I'm not a writer, and sometimes only I'll know what I'm talking about. But if you like blogs maybe you can leave helpful comments.

So why Bushcraft? Because survival sucks! When I lo...

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