Skills & Techniques

How do I light a fire? Set camp? Keep warm at night?

What is bushcraft?

Bushcraft is a relatively new phenomenon in Sweden. Abroad, in the USA, Great Britain and Canada, the term bushcraft has long been used for another side of survival in the wilderness. There is a great charm in simplicity and getting by on less, something that surely many in today’s society can relate to. This applies just as much in real life as in the forest, where it is easy to drag far too much stuff out with you, which usually results in a heavy and uncomfortable backpack.

To help possibly get started a little more and to our view and philosophical approach to nature and outdoor life, we have written a couple of introductory articles on the topic “What is bushcraft?”: 1. Introduction & Philosophy, 2. Clothing, 3 .The Knife, Axe & Saw, 4. The Fire. Once you’ve familiarized yourself with the subject and perhaps wondering what the next step is, you can delve into how to get started!

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