We are back!

The BCS Ltd Team have been busy in the last couple of weeks, we have moved next door and have a new Bothy now! As well as this, the weekend…

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Covid-19 Postponed Courses

Last month when we announced we were going to be back up and running in August, we sent everyone who was planned to be on a course with us during…

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2020 Courses

Great news, following Government Guidance and ensuring the safety of our customers and instructors we plan to start running courses from August onwards. Planning your staycation? Head to https://www.backcountrysurvival.co.uk/courses/ we…

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COVID-19 Update

We have been getting a lot of enquiries recently about our courses. As all our courses are based in Scotland we have to follow the latest Scottish Government COVID-19 Guidance….

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WW2

Whilst many were celebrating VE day in 1945 there was still a considerable force fighting in the Far East.  What does this have to do with survival YOU MAY ASK?…

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Protection in Arctic Conditions

Winter brings a number of challenges with it; more specialised equipment, shorter days, extreme conditions and less margin for error in navigation. The rule of 3’s state that without adequate…

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Natural Chordage

natural cordage. One of the most underrated skills you can possess! On any camping trip or time spent outdoors, how much para chord do you use? It’s usually quite a…

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Help Needed!

We’re supporting regular client Mike Elm on this epic adventure, if you can do anything to help him out then get in contact with either us or him direct. THE…

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10 facts about the Scots Pine

scots pine (Pinus Sylvestris). Pines spread across #british isles after the last #glacial retreat 9000 years ago. They originally made up over 3,700,000 of the caledonian forest….only 1% now remains….

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