BCS Merchandise now Available

Due to popular demand we’re now offering BCS merchandise, head over to  BCSMERCH to get yourself some pretty sweet threads!

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30% off Expedition Skills Courses

We’ve got a few places left on our Mountain and wild camping 3 Day Expedition course.  Usually this course comes in at £360, we’re giving it away for £250. Still…

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Survival Science: Potassium Permanganate and Vape fluid

#Firelighting 101 Potassium Permanganate and E-Cig fluid 💥 A post shared by Backcountry Survival (@backcountry_survival) on Jun 23, 2018 at 11:34am PDT Potassium Permanaganate (KMnO4) is one of the best Survival…

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Which woods for friction fire?

In this blog we will be dealing with wood choice, identification and selection for friction fire.  Friction-fire technique will be covered in the next blog.     As the season…

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10 Amazing Facts about Mushrooms

Getting psyced for the mushroom season here at BCS! Please be aware that there’s no rule of thumb when coming to identification of Fungi.  Make sure you pick them with someone that know what…

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Final place for 2018 – Land Based Survival Instructor

We have 1 place left out of 8 on our Land-based Survival Instructor Award (independently accredited by the IOL) starting this August and running for 12 months. The award modules…

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SumoSurvival #118 Weather forecasting

Thanks to Si and our friends Sumo Survival for having us on episode 118 of their podcast. Neil gobs off for half an hour on #synoptics #weather fronts and #cloud…

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Which woods for friction fire?

In this blog we will be dealing with wood choice, identification and selection for friction fire.  Friction-fire technique will be covered in the next blog.   As the season progresses…

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Asprin from Willow Bark

It’s a well known fact, Salicylic acid can be found in Willow bark, and as you may know Salicylic acid is close to the compound acetylsalicylic acid that is better known…

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