Best Mosquito and Insect Repellents

Best Insect Repellent

Whether you are visiting the jungle, swamps, forest or coast, the risk of disease from being bitten by a mosquito or other insect is high if adequate mosquito insect repellent is not applied.  Even if the risk of disease is low, the constant presence of biting insects, such as the … Continue reading

Swiss Army Volcano Stove Review

Volcano Stove

The Swiss Army Volcano Stove is a lightweight natural fuel burner that can boil water or heat food in a short space of time, whilst on the move or in camp. The Volcano Stove is a cheaper, more lightweight version of the Kelly Kettle, and also has the benefit of … Continue reading

Best Bushcraft and Survival Books

Best Bushcraft books

To make yourself proficient at bushcraft and survival skills, it is important to get outside and practice them again and again.  However, it is equally as important to make yourself familiar with what skills are best to use in each situation which may present itself. Any search of Amazon will … Continue reading

Thermos Ultimate Flask Review

Thermos Ultimate Flask

The Thermos Ultimate Graphite is an Excellent all round flask Ideal for hiking, hill walking or simply taking to work or on a family day out.  This is a lightweight and durable flask, which retains its temperature for over 24 hours for both hot and cold liquids.  This flask is … Continue reading

How To Start A Fire

How to Start A Fire Smart Bushcraft

Fire creates heat to keep you warm, boils water making it safe to drink, heats food to make it edible and offers a way of drying wet clothing. However, being able to start and maintain a fire isn’t always as easy as experts like Ray Mears and Les Stroud may … Continue reading

How To Prepare For Fire Lighting

How to start a fire Smart Bushcraft

The key to fire lighting is practice and preparation. Those who venture outdoors should to be able to start a fire in any conditions with minimal equipment. Fire creates heat to keep you warm, boils water making it safe to drink, heats food to make it edible and offers a … Continue reading

How To Make A Swedish Fire Torch

Swedish Torch

The Swedish Fire Torch, also known as a Canadian Candle, is a great way to set up a fire as it uses only one log, has a flat cooking surface and is self feeding, meaning it can burn for several hours without any attention. The Swedish Fire Torch is easy … Continue reading