First evolution of the LSI begins

 Well done to all attendees on the first module of the LSI (Land-based survival instructor) the award is an independently accredited qualification, through the Institute of outdoor learning, run…

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Foraging Courses

It’s that time of the year again!  Autumn in our view is the most exciting season when it comes to wild foragables.  The berries are all on the go and…

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New Filming Project

We’re getting pretty excited about our new filming project in collaboration with the guys over at SumoSurvival.  Each episode will be dedicated to Debunking some of the Survival myths that…

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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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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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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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