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#AskPaulKirtley 69 – Surplus vs Non-Surplus Gear; Backpack Variables; Mediterranean Bushcraft; Cleaning Stainless Bottles.

#AskPaulKirtley 69 – Surplus vs Non-Surplus Gear; Backpack Variables; Mediterranean Bushcraft; Cleaning Stainless Bottles.

I answer questions about Mediterranean bushcraft, water purification and desalination on a coastal creek trip, cleaning stainless steel water bottles and several inter-related questions on backpacking, backpacks and military surplus gear…

#AskPaulKirtley 68 – Eureka moments with the Hadza? Ticks on the increase. Tarp knots for limited hand mobility. Striking matches with your teeth.

#AskPaulKirtley 68 – Eureka moments with the Hadza? Ticks on the increase. Tarp knots for limited hand mobility. Striking matches with your teeth.

Did I have any ‘eureka moments’ with the Hadza, and do I still use any skills I learned from them? What to do about ticks being on the increase? Tarp knot recommendations for people with limited hand mobility. Striking matches with your teeth? I also answer a question about my camera gear for trips and how I manage it outdoors with respect to bad weather and potential submersion. Find out more about these in the latest #AskPaulKirtley….

#AskPaulKirtley 66: How To Reach The Northern Forest, Generating Interest In Bushcraft, Multi-Purpose Bivvy Bags

#AskPaulKirtley 66: How To Reach The Northern Forest, Generating Interest In Bushcraft, Multi-Purpose Bivvy Bags

In this episode, I answer questions about how to get to the Northern Forest, how to combat loneliness on wilderness trips, how to get people interested in bushcraft, the many purposes of a bivvy bag and share some thoughts on cooking sets for canoe trips…

#AskPaulKirtley 65: Tips For Fires Under Tarps, More Bushcraft On TV, Typha Fibre Extraction

#AskPaulKirtley 65: Tips For Fires Under Tarps, More Bushcraft On TV, Typha Fibre Extraction

In this episode, I answer questions on tips for having fires under tarps, will there or should there be more bushcraft on TV, what might the causes be of getting pumped forearms when making feathersticks, is there a best time of year to harvest wood for carving, and details of Typha fibre extraction.

#AskPaulKirtley 64: My Best Bushcraft Moments of 2017, Introducing Kids To Canoe Camping, Bow Drill Material Selection, Match Storage

#AskPaulKirtley 64: My Best Bushcraft Moments of 2017, Introducing Kids To Canoe Camping, Bow Drill Material Selection, Match Storage

In this episode of #AskPaulKirtley I talk about my best bushcraft moment of 2017, some advice on introducing kids to canoe camping in Scotland, bow drill material selection troubleshooting, up-to-date alternatives to film canisters for match storage, some considerations for topping up a brown bag and sterilisation of billy cans, cups, etc.,…