20% Off all Multi-Day bookings made in August

We’re offering 20% off all multi-day course bookings made in August, please contact us direct and quote AUG20% to get your discount.

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Consultancy and Logistics

All quite on the Blog front over the last month…..not down to laziness mind!  BCS have just finished a block of work for the BBC; Consulting, moving production crew around…

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Chaga

A Chaga New Year   So its 2017 and with winter being held at arm’s length I took the opportunity this week to get out in the woods and collect…

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Single log fire

With a return to spring and the start of our summer courses beginning, we’ll be looking at some woodland and hillside skills over the next few months on the BCS…

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Psychology of Survival-Part 2

In Our second part of “the psychology of survival” we’ll be looking at Factors that play a big part in the mind of a survivor.   The first Factor we will…

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Sub-Arctic Survival

Here at BCS we are serious about our Survival courses. As the only Survival company in the UK experienced and qualified to take our clients into the most remote regions…

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The Psychology of Survival – Part 1

It’s all in the head, someone once said.  In our two part look into the workings of psychology, Bradley Lotts talks about the effects of a traumatic experience on a…

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Antique Survival Kit Roadshow.

Senior Instructor Graham Melloy is about to depart to Africa as part of a UN peace keeping mission. Below he covers some of the survival tins he’s collected over the…

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Early bird winter deal 30% off all summer courses

That’s right guys!  We’re offering a 30% discount on all of our summer courses until the end of January. If you’re interested then give us a call or email info@backcountrysurvival.co.uk.

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Making a Splash in the Cairngorms with “Splash Maps”

Fabric maps are nothing new, but like a lot of great products in the outdoors “a nod” in the direction of tradition can be a good thing……a modern twist on a…

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Fire-Lighting Whilst injured

ONE ARM FIRE LIGHTING BCS Instructor Bradley Lotts has recently undergone surgery on his arm, which got him thinking………..how easy is it to light a fire with one hand.  …

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First winter trip of the season

BCS Instructor Graham Melloy heads up onto the Arctic Plateau of the Cairngorms. After a very busy period at work prior to going out of the country for six months…

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Backcountry Survival Knife

Looking for the perfect Bushcraft/Survival Christmas present?  Designed by Neil Foote of BCS and crafted by John Scruby of JES Knives. The BCS Knife is designed as an all round…

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Fjallraven Kaipak

Ever heard of Ake Nordin? You’d be forgiven if  you haven’t.  Ake lived in a town called Örnsköldsvik in East Sweden, a keen scout and outdoors man that was not entirely…

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Survival Course Video

Short Video of what goes on during our multi-day courses.

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Water water everywhere, but not a drop to drink…

Following on from last months blog “how much water is needed to survive” we will be having a look at water acquisition within a coastal environment in this post. Starting…

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Getting Lost

We always hope it will never happen but what if you get lost in the great outdoors, injured or a friend you’re out with breaks a leg?  Getting your location…

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New Backcountry Survival School in NE England

We will be delivering survival courses from next month onwards from our new second survival school in NE England, so if you can’t get up to visit us in the Highlands of Scotland you…

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What’s the Minimum Amount Of Water Needed To Survive?

What’s the Minimum Amount Of Water Needed To Survive? Let’s face it, running courses and spending time in the outdoors in Britain, there’s no shortage of water…..In fact we take…

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The Difference Between Bushcraft And Survival

The Difference Between Bushcraft And Survival A short interview we did recently for a blogging website on the differences between Bushcraft and the need for Survival training. http://www.sumosurvival.com/episode-83-sumo-survival-bushcraft-podcast/   Keep…

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