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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