Constructing a bed out of natural materials is one of those overlooked and under appreciated skills until you actually have to make one and sleep on it.
I've made three now (not masses I know but is all a learning curve) four if you count the rebuild of one I made when I did the Hunter Gatherer Challenge last October.
the first couple were very rudimentary and whilst I slept I didn't have the best nights sleep and woke up one morning convinced I had developed a pressure sore.
Last week when I had a pass to camp I decided it was time I made myself a decent bed at my woods and thought I would document the process for anyone who may be interested.
Cooking over a fire is about as fundamental to bushcraft as it gets but there are occasions when the urge hits all of us for some good 'ol flame cooked food but it's just not practically possible without upsetting the natives.
I've been road riding for the past few years mainly to commute, complete a few sportives and for exercise... not that you'd realise it if you saw me at the moment. I've recently bought a new mountain bike and got quite excited when
By John Fenna
Made from the same 65% polyester 35% cotton Flex-Tac ripstop fabric as the popular 5.11 Stryke Trousers, but in a 137g shirt weight instead of the 193g trouser weight, and sharing the same mechanical stretch characteristics, the 5.11 Stryke
Over the last while there's been lots of hype on the forums about Channel 5's series 10,000 BC, well, now is your chance to jump in with the opportunity of registering your interest to be in season two of the show, all the information is in the flyer and if you are successful let us know all about the experience...