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Bushcraft Show 2018 Main Stage Presentation

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This is a video of my Bushcraft Show 2018 main stage presentation entitled "The Value Of Using Wilderness Skills Closer To Home", including the slides I showed during the talk edited into the video. [More info below...]

This was the fifth time I have been invited to be among the expert speakers at the Bushcraft Show. which takes place every year in Derbyshire, England.

Other speakers this year included John "Lofty" Wiseman, Dr Sarita Robinson, Ed Stafford, Dave Canterbury, Luke Soderling, Barn the Spoon, Will Lord, Fraser Christian and Dan Hume.

My full 55-minute presentation, along with all slides is in the above video.

Below is a short description of the topic of my talk...

Much of what we consider bushcraft today was tied to journeying in the past, whether it was seasonal migrations of native peoples, frontiersmen pushing into new territories or colonial powers employing expeditionary forces. Despite all the technology and materials available today, bushcraft still has a solid place in modern expeditioning in wild places. From lightweight backpacking to canoe tripping to winter camping by snowshoe and toboggan, bushcraft forms a solid backbone of practical skills for pretty much any environment you can think of. Further, there are psychological benefits of entering wild places with a strong base of bushcraft skills honed close to home. In this presentation I explore and expand upon these concepts, highlighting the bushcraft skills which I have found valuable in a career of wilderness expeditions and which you can benefit from learning then applying wherever you choose to have your adventures.

Throughout the above presentation I refer to various podcasts, articles and other presentations. To get links for all of these plus additional resources pertinent to the presentation, including trip reports, video blogs and kit lists, then please follow the link below and request the free pack of resources which I will send you for free...


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