Courses Difficulty Ratings

To make sure you get the most out of your BCS course we’ve introduced a Star difficulty rating to all of our courses; To make sure you choose the right…

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Weather

WEATHER   In this article we will be having a look at weather forecasting, along with short term forecasting out on the ground using cloud formations and wind directions. The…

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Establishing Shelter in multi-environment settings

  Snow-Holeing Be it necessity or leisure, the snow hole is in many cases the most effective form of shelter within a winter mountain environment. Yet unlike woodland shelter, there…

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Land-Based Survival Instructor Award

Backcountry Survival along with a number of other Schools and civilian/military instructors have rolled out the LSI which is an IOL accredited  Award.  The award is run over 6 modules throughout…

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Winter Course Discounts

We have limited places left on the remaining winter courses, which we’re offering 20% off!  The dates and spaces available are as follows; 3 Day Snow Hole Exped Feb 23…

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Winter Courses

Decision making The past few winter Survival courses we have run in the Cairngorms have been blustery affairs to say the least! With the weather being so changeable we always…

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Nick Woods favourite gear

  Well, who am I to comment? I’ve been in the outdoors most of my life, Fishing, Shooting, and hunting .I’m a professionally trained hunter and fishing instructor . As…

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Instant Online Christmas Vouchers

Just a reminder that if you’re still struggling for a Christmas Gift, we have online vouchers available from the page – https://www.backcountrysurvival.co.uk/survival-course-gift-vouchers/ The process is instant and you’ll receive your gift…

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Singleton Whisky

BCS have been busy this year on a few productions.  Here’s the first, carried out in the Cairngorms for the malt whisky Singleton

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