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    Eisenhower steak cooking

    Over the past couple of years I've taken to medium rare Eisenhower as being my go to method for cooking steak. For those that are not acquainted with the technique, steak cooked directly on glowing red embers. I've also tried it the pork and abviously expect virtually all flash cook meats to...
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    Elderflower ID

    Planning on going to pick some elderflowers tomorrow to make some wine out of. I think I've got it all sorted. Could a few of you have a quick look as a double check to minimise the likely hood of me poisoning myself please. *Is?* https://imgur.com/v8pQ2F5 https://imgur.com/N7IYwFq...
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    DIY Flame less MRE heater

    Has anyone made their own flame less MRE heater? I've got a load of magnesium powder and from what I read I'd need to add some iron powder and keep it from moisture. I figure it can't be a hard thing to make and guess it's just about getting the right quantities so that it doesn't get out of...
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    Meet in January/Febuary?

    Hi all Two things. 1) I was wondering if anyone was organising a meet in Scotland either Jan 12th-14th or Jan 19th-21th. I'm in Scotland for the weekdays inbetween and was thinking about some hiking and wild camping. Thought I'd see if anything was organised on BCUK on the off chance... 2)...
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    Meet in January/Febuary?

    Hi all Two things. 1) I was wondering if anyone was organising a meet in Scotland either Jan 12th-14th or Jan 19th-21th. I'm in Scotland for the weekdays inbetween and was thinking about some hiking and wild camping. Thought I'd see if anything was organised on BCUK on the off chance... 2)...
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    Swedish army cookset

    Swedish army cookset I've got a Swedish amry cookset and I'm feeling the need to use wood in a frinedly way i.e. without scortching the ground. I've already got some mesh for the botton of the windsheild. Somy question is what would you use to raise it off the ground. I'l like if...
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    Wild Camping - Getting caught - What if

    Probably not the most responsible thread on the forum but... I've wild camped plenty of times when in the lakes etc and there have always been others camped next to me near the summit somewhere. Pack it in pack it out. Obviously I've never had a problem with this all that way up. But I'm...
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    Corinthia Defence 4

    Just bought one I was expecting something with an outer shell that appeared to the eye to be more waterproof. Has anyone had any practical experience as to how waterproof the bag is? Also, I know it compresses well and its been a while, but... It appears to be almost the same size as...
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    Budget dried - Think Vesta etc

    Normally I hike and wild camp for several days at a time and as such like to try and keep the weight down. I also like to keep clean up as simple as possible and either go with boil in the bag or Vesta meal done in my food thermos. I know I could buy dehydrated food pouches for my exact...
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    Zippo handwarmer reg/small - Use in sleeping bag

    I'm thinking of getting a Zippo handwarmer as I've read lots of good things about them. Two questions: 1) I mainly hike and wild camp so space\weight is normally a consideration. What is the performance of the small unit like compared to the regular sized one, which 'you' recommend and why...
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    What insoles? Quality vs price for winter use

    So I'm in the market for a pair of insoles. I know our current conditions arn't exactly what we expect from winter but I want to get a pair of winter inners as I'm thinking about a trip to colder regions. What would you recommend based on the following four categories. 1) high end - money...
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    Hammock LED omnidirectional glow light red

    Hi I'm sure someone with a hammock must have had a similar search before. I'm looking for a small glow light that I can hang for when I'm in my hammock. I don't want nothing too powerful or with a beam just an omnidirectional glow (red) to save my night vision and as to not attrack too...