Fällkniven is an internationally renowned Swedish knife making company. Started in 1984 and has grown to be a very technical and respected brand. Today they are producing some very high end knives and sharpening tools which are highly sought after. The Fällkniven F1dz is a survival pilot knife and the subject of our full review and field test today.Read more
Sleeping out in the woods under a tarp with just a hammock suspended between two trees must be one of the simplest and most immersive outdoor experiences I can think of. It’s pure relaxation to have nature all around you and not be enclosed in a tent or bivi. This is a full review and field test on the Thermarest Slacker Hammock.Read more
Finding a good rucksack should not be a task of random experimentation. In today’s market place dominated by low quality, high volume and a customer demanding a fair price: its increasingly difficult to find a product that matches your requirements. This is a full review and field test of the Karrimor SF Sabre 60-100.
The KarrimorSF Sabre 60 – 100 is a fully adjustable, high volume pack that is very durable. It offers the user a great load carry option when venturing into parts unknown with a heavy load out.
This was SpyderCo’s first ever Scandinavian grind full tang knife, specially designed for a woodland bushcraft environment. It was produced in collaboration with Bushcraft UK, a “tactical bushcrafter” called Chris Claycombe and SpyderCo designers. The anticipation for this knife to hit the market was considerable. Lots of people were excited to get their hands on a true bushcraft knife from one of the worlds top brands. The SpyderCo Bushcraft G10 Handle certainly had a lot to live up to. It’s therefore interesting that with such a wide team of contributors and the considerable resources at SpyderCo there could be so many issues with this product.Read more
Heading off to find solitude in nature is to gain truth and stillness. This Christmas I managed to escape the norm and instead spend it in reflection sheltered within one of the most wonderful woodlands in the UK. Christmas Bushcraft will become a yearly tradition I think.Read more
A two day hike and camp in Dartmoor.
This very special place always leaves a deep impression within the visitor. Staying a night on top the moors is the perfect way to experience the landscape in its many forms.Read more
The trouble of hiking with a rucksack, especially a large one, is that when it’s fully loaded the weight inside distorts the shape and structure of the pack. Often resulting in a very uncomfortable walk. The ghastly lump sagging behind you, feeling separate to your body and throwing you off balance. This is a full review and field test of the Berghaus Vulcan.Read more
Waking up in the mountains the Woodsman decides to head out to explore a local cave. The weather was mixed all day with occasional downpours. The Woodsman reaches the cave and lights a small fire just before the storm hits.Read more
The Woodsman enjoys the scenery of the valley and mountains. Uses some of the latest outdoor equipment to collect material for a small fire which is lit by a glacial river and relaxes in a silk hammock. Using the Mora Eldris The Woodsman lights a fire by the river.Read more