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Time for a Navigation Course?

A couple of guys have approached me interested in doing a navigation course – map, compass and gps work. The day would consist of the fundamentals up front – how to orientate and use...


Deer Processing Course

The Bloke’s first ever practical seminar was a morning course on processing and butchering a deer. Richard at Balnagown was kind enough to host us and share some of his expert wisdom. Ten lads showed...


Survival Kit vs. PLB

A friend brought up an interesting point when we were last out tramping.  There was a group of us and one guy had an army-style molle pouch attached to his hip-belt containing his survival...

Range Report – 15/06/15

It was a grey and wet day – with a couple of showers threatening to soak us – however, the heavy rain held off and I had a chance to have a play with a pile of new bits and pieces!