Backcountry Survival Knife

Introducing the new Backcountry Survival Knife. Designed by Neil Foote of BCS and crafted by John Scruby of JES Knives. The BCS Knife is designed as an all round survival…

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Fjallraven

  Backcountry are now proud do be supported by Fjallraven!  If your interested in Wilderness living, Survival and Bushcraft then the chances are you own a piece of Fjallraven clothing. Fjallraven…

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Ticks

Along the same thread as the last post…..here’s 10 (maybe 11) facts you definitely don’t want to know (but definitely should) about Ticks!

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Midges

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while….they’re little Bastards but you have to have a sneaking admiration for them…..10 facts you didn’t (perhaps) know about the Highland Midge (Culicoides Impunctatus)

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Winter Mountains

The Winter Mountains Due to accidents throughout Scotland in the 2012/13 winter, never before has there been such a demand of winter walkers, climbers and mountaineers looking for training and…

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Winter Woodland

Running courses in Scotland gives us the added edge of being able to run courses in the snow.  During the winter months theres always snow to be found if you…

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SIA Field Assesment

SIA Field Assesment That time of the year again…Over to the west coast and Ardnamurchan Peninsula for the SIA Field assessment.  This final exercise is a test of candidates all…

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Still Sitting on the Fence?

Dates are up for Survival Training in October, This year we will be running a combined course up in the NW of Scotland. Taking complete beginners all the way up…

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Paddling Expedition Report

Possible the finest paddling expedition in Scotland?  Loch Shionasaig, Veyatie and Fionn Loch with access to Scotlands most iconic hills Stac Polly, Suilven, Cul Mor and Canisp. The course ran…

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