Trapping and the Law

Article By Geoffrey Guy Trapping and the Law Many of us who practice bushcraft are interested by primitive trapping, but can this mean we fall foul of the law? To my mind one of the most telling tests... Read More...

Kifaru Loco Review (PIC HEAVY!)

Review No question what this is... Yes, I am slightly Loco for paying this much for what is basically a glorified small ALICE pack/Short back bergen. Made of 1000D Cordura, it weighs about 3kg empty ... Read More...

Bergen Packing 101

How to Article Bergen Packing 101. The other day I was asked by a friend on how to pack a bergen/rucksack for a long trip where he would be walking into a location and setting up for a week. After I told wh... Read More...

Swanndri Mosgiel Bushshirt

Review By Craig Johnson I have had my Mosgiel bushshirt since November last year and it has been out with me in all sorts of weather. I use it regularly when walking the dogs, camping, when out rabbiting et... Read More...

Stryke Pants from 5.11

Review Stryke Pants from 5.11 By Andy Sargeant If you thought tactical pants were just baggy battle dress without the camo-pattern, you might have to think again. The New Stryke Pants from 5.11, Tactical ... Read More...

Lifesystems Firestarter Kit

Review By Tony Bristow Need a compact firelighting solution? This could be just what you're looking for. We've had the Firestarter kit for a while now and used it a number of times in different conditions fr... Read More...

Our Stone Age Experience

By Naomi Walmsley “I awoke from a version of sleep to feel snow on my face! My only comfort was that snow meant the rain had passed. I had escaped from our cave, escaped from the only thing offering us any p... Read More...

Foraging for the beginner, Pt 2…

Article By Alan Smylie Part one can be found here So last time we touched on a basic introduction to foraging including why foraging is so rewarding, basic law and what you could call common sense wit... Read More...

Jack Pyke “Woodsman” folding Knife

Review Woodsman Folding Knife By Craig Birse-Johnson The woodsman is one of the smaller bladed folders from the Jack Pyke range of knives. What drew me to it more than the others was its interesting “wasp... Read More...

Wisport rucksack and pouch

Review Wisport rucksack and pouch By Mark Aspell Wisport is a very popular brand in its native Poland – and is yet to make its name in the UK. Wisport was formed in 1984 and as well as rucksacks and pouche... Read More...