Hi there. I thought I would share some photos and a bit about my kit from our Oct 2012 Kaimanawa trip. Thanks for a great web site guys. Please comment or reply with ideas or thoughts. DaveAs you can…Continue
Six Hours On A Sunday: wild edibles, natural tinders, kit testing.
Easter Sunday morning. I got up later than I wanted which meant getting into the bush a lot later than I had planned.
I got dressed, filled my canteen, grabbed some food, got me and my gear into the car and drove to where I had planned to go. It was already 10.30am when I headed into the bush. I came out at 4.30pm. I spent six hours under the canopy. Doesn’t sound like much time but I made the most of it. I…Continue
Hi yall. I live in Hamilton, Waikato and would be very interested in hooking up with others to learn and practice Navigation. I suck at it so I am hoping that a few others will suck less than me so I can learn and get skilled up. But anyone should come and we can teach ourselves if need be.
This would be a great time to meet up with others on this site, get in some outdoors time and experience, test out some of our kit (and our fire making skills for a hot brew during the breaks) . If…Continue
If you are interested in camping and bushcraft the way our forefathers used to do it then you will love this book!
George Sears (Nessmuk) had this book published in 1920 but in it he relates his experience and expertise from trips into the wilds of the USA as far back as the 1800s.
It is written in an old english style that connects you with his time and the way people used to think and communicate back then. Nessmuk not only shares his thoughts on the times he lived in but…Continue
Labour weekend. Camped by a creek in the Puhoi bush. About to chow down on my favourite canned cuisine. This awesome meal was followed by a sleepless night on incredibly hard ground. One week later, when my back pain finally subsided, I went hunting for a hammock. …Continue