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Atlantic Bushcraft Adventures Podcast

Atlantic Bushcraft Adventures Podcast

By Robert C / Ben G
Live shows Wed Nights 8:30pm Atlantic Time. We chat about everything bushcraft and welcome/encourage interaction with our listeners! Visit us at
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Episode 120 - Fire Safety

Atlantic Bushcraft Adventures Podcast

Episode 132 - Bushcraft vs Survival
Talking about Bushcraft vs survival.  2 similar topics that can be very different.  Our thoughts and opinions.
September 16, 2021
Episode 131 - Overlanding and Traditional Camping
We will be chatting about Pros, cons, differences, similarities, thoughts, opinions and everything in between!    Link to Article:
September 9, 2021
Episode 130 - We got Interviewed!
We were interviewed by Ben Holmes from  We figured we would chat about our answers here tonight to give you folks a preview!  Be sure to check out CP Outdoor Life for some interesting interviews from other Bushcrafters!
September 2, 2021
Episode 129 - Waterproofing
Chatting about waterproofing; dos, don'ts, ideas, and suggestions!
August 26, 2021
Episode 128 - Ticks, Still Going Strong
Tonight we are chatting ticks.  Yes summer is winding down, but the  ticks are still out and going strong!  Some ideas on what you can do,  and some general tick info to boot!
August 19, 2021
Episode 127 - Homesteading and Pest Control
Tonight we are chatting about pest control and homesteading.  Ben lost some chickens!
August 12, 2021
Episode 126 -Want to hit the woods with us?
Tonight we are chatting about an idea! Hitting the woods and maybe you want to come along?
August 5, 2021
Episode 125 - Ask Us
Tonight Melissa will be joining Robert to co-host the show again!  We will be answering the questions you folks have sent us in, and maybe even a few from the live comments!
July 29, 2021
Episode 124 - Pastimes to Pass the Time
Tonight Melissa will be joining Robert to co-host the show.  Topic of  her choice was Pastimes to Pass the time!  It's gonna be a good one!
July 22, 2021
Episode 123 - The Therapy of Bushcraft
Chatting about how bushcraft is therapy for the body, and some of the things we do.
July 15, 2021
Episode 122 - "Unforeseen Circumstances" - Stories of When Things Went Wrong
Tonight we will be sharing stories of when things went wrong while on adventures and how we dealt with them.
July 8, 2021
Episode 121 - Tents better then hammocks?
Tonight's topic: Some of the key notes on why you might think about a tent over a hammock!
July 1, 2021
Episode 120 - Fire Safety
Tonight we are chatting about fire safety, we also have special guest  Paul Schnurr on the show to give advice, information, some science and  to answer any questions you may have!
June 24, 2021
Episode 119 - Getting the Perfect Shot, Hunting for Meat or for Photos!
Tonight we are chatting about hunting.  Either for the meat, or for that perfect photo, the concepts are really very similar!
June 17, 2021
Episode 118 - Improvised Fishing
Tonight we are having a bit of an open chat on crafted fishing gear and fishing ideas.  Join us and give your thoughts!
June 10, 2021
Episode 117 - The Tie that Binds (Cordage)
Tonight we will be talking about cordage!  Materials, ideas and more!   Melissa will be guesting in after the little one gets in bed :)
June 3, 2021
Episode 116 - Stoves
Tonight we are chatting stoves! Tent stoves, cooking stoves, all stoves!
May 27, 2021
Episode 115 - Knowledge vs Gear
Having a chat on the effect of knowledge and gear on your experience in the woods.
May 20, 2021
Episode 114 - Planning for new Adventurers!
Tonight we will be chatting how to introduce new bushcrafters into the woods!
May 13, 2021
Episode 113 - Up the Creek without a...
Tonight we talk boats!
May 6, 2021
Episode 112 - Couples Camping (Melissa and Robert)
Ben unfortunately will not be able to join in tonight, but Melissa and I will be doing our take on Couples Camping!
April 29, 2021
Episode 111 - Books
Tonight we are chatting about books!  Some recommendations and some suggestions for our viewers!
April 22, 2021
Episode 110 -The Sounds of Spring
The snow is melting the temperature is rising, the sounds of spring are filling the air!
April 15, 2021
Episode 109 - Vehicle Kits
What do we take/recommend to take in your vehicle when being out and around the bush?
April 8, 2021
Episode 108 - Rain Gear (GotM)
tonight we will be talking about rain gear for the Gear of the month!
April 1, 2021
Episode 107 - What bugs us about camping
Bugs!  Annoying little buggers sometimes, this is how we deal with them!
March 25, 2021
Episode 106 - Animals and Alone (Listener Requests)
Tonight we are chatting about what to do about wild animals and the show Alone.  Listener requested topics!
March 18, 2021
Episode 105 - The Basics of Fire Building
tip, tricks and suggestions and maybe just some good information!
March 11, 2021
Episode 104 - If we knew then, what we know now
Advice, tips, suggestions and the such that we wish we would have known when we started getting into Bushcraft
March 4, 2021
Episode 103 - Back to Basics (Want vs Need)
We are chatting about the basic of what you need for a basic shelter and  to survive in the bush.  Weighing "wants" with "needs" and everything  in between.
February 25, 2021
Episode 102 - Q&A Episode and the T-Shirt Giveaway!
Tonight we answer your questions!  Nothing is off the table as long as  its fairly family friendly, we do try to make this for everyone :P
February 18, 2021
Episode 101 - GotM (Hygiene)
Its gear of the month time! Tonight we are chatting about the gear for your rear, hygiene!
February 11, 2021
Episode 100 - 100th Episode special!
100 episodes in! Chance at a give away and a chat about the recent Wilderness Areas added to the protected list!
February 4, 2021
Episode 99 - Winter camping what do you really need
Join me while I discuss winter camping and what you really need to enjoy yourself in the woods in the winter
January 28, 2021
Episode 98 - Goto Woods Foods
what foods are the first we grab when we are heading into the woods and our reasoning.
January 21, 2021
Episode 97 - Vehicle Emergency Kits
What are some of the things you should be carrying in your vehicle when you are out and about.
January 14, 2021
Episode 96 - Plans for the new year
Tonight we are chatting about what our plans for the new year.
January 7, 2021
Episode 95 - Drastic Temperature fluctuations (Camping at 0c)
Its that time of year where temperatures are going up and down drastically, how do your prepare?
December 31, 2020
Episode 94 - Christmas Update
Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to everyone!
December 24, 2020
Episode 93 - Respect and Common Courtesy
Tonight we chat about topics like carry it in / carry it out, leave it better then when you found it.
December 17, 2020
Episode 92 - Technology in the Woods (GotM)
Its gear of the month time!  This month we talk about technology and some of the things we take and recommend!
December 10, 2020
Episode 91 - Fire structures
Tonight we are chatting about Fire structures, reflector wall, fire rings, bowls, surfaces, etc.
December 3, 2020
Episode 90 - Keeping warm during Extreme Cold Nights
Tonight we are chatting about how to stay warm when the Temp drops way down below!
November 26, 2020
Episode 89 - Carving Knives (GotM)
Its gear of the month time!  We are talking about carving knives and kits!
November 19, 2020
Episode 88 - Winter Fire and Amazon shut us down?
We chat a bit about Fire during the wet times and a channel update about Amazon pretty much shutting down our account...
November 5, 2020
Episode 87 - Physical Fitness and Bushcraft
Physical Fitness and Bushcraft, do you need to be fit to bushcraft? EDIT:  There seemed to be some feedback in the audio of this video, not sure what that was all about but I apologize for the annoyance.
October 29, 2020
Episode 86 - The First Night and Anxiety
Chatting about how your how to deal with that anxiety and fears that come with that first night out in the woods by yourself.
October 22, 2020
Episode 85 - Compasses (Gear of the Month)
Its that time again! Gear of the month time!
October 15, 2020
Episode 84 - The Journey to Getting the Right Gear
What's the best way to figure out what gear you should get? We chat about that tonight and give you some of our suggestions.
October 8, 2020
Episode 83 - Food Prep and Dehydration
Tonight, food prep ideas and using a dehydrator!
October 1, 2020
Episode 82 - Camping in hunting season
Chatting about camping in hunting season with guest Gary Lynch
September 24, 2020
Episode 81- Face to face chat. General update
Our first real podcast sitting in the same room as each other.  Some updates, ideas and general chat.
September 17, 2020
Episode 80 - Cook Pots (Gear of the Month)
Chatting about some cook pots, what to look for, what to avoid, and maybe some ideas!
September 10, 2020
Episode 79 - Last Minute Changes
Last minute changes, they always seem to come up.  How do you handle them?
September 3, 2020
Episode 78 - Bush Boredom
Talking about some things you can do to fill some of that down time (if you can find it!)
August 27, 2020
Episode 77 - Mid-Summer Chat
Chatting about a few topics tonight, camping without fire, bug bites,  and other things!
August 20, 2020
Episode 76 - Backpacks (Gear of the Month)
Its that time again!  Gear of the month and this time we are chatting about backpacks!
August 13, 2020
Episode 75 - What would you bring on "Alone"?
The question has been asked and the answer will be given, what 10 items would we bring on a show like "Alone"?  Sit tight, its a long one!
August 6, 2020
Episode 74 - Sun Protection
Chatting about sun protection. Some things you might know and some you might not?
July 30, 2020
Episode 73 - Hygiene in the Woods
Talking about how to stay clean and comfortable one those long outings.
July 23, 2020
Episode 72 - Now you see me, Now you don't. Making your gear visible!
We will be chatting about some ideas on how to keep your gear visible and at your side when you need it!
July 16, 2020
Episode 71 - Flashlights (Gear of the Month)
Talking about flashlights! Hopefully we give you some information and suggestions if you are in the market for a flashlight!
July 9, 2020
Episode 70 - Happy Canada Day!
Happy Canada Day form Atlantic Bushcraft Adventures!
July 2, 2020
Episode 69 - Couples Camping, the hard decisions
Talking about camping as a couple and what to expect.
June 25, 2020
Episode 68 - Dealing with weather when you find yourself unprepared
Chatting about what you can do to deal with weather if you find yourself lost and caught unexpectedly.
June 18, 2020
Episode 67 - Trail Journals (Gear of the Month)
Chatting about everything journal related, do you carry one?
June 11, 2020
Episode 66 - Lost in the woods Your best chance to be found!
Chatting about what you can do to get the best chances of being found if you find yourself lost in the woods.
June 4, 2020
Episode 65 - Navigating without a compass
Chatting about some ways you can find your way in the woods if you find yourself without a compass.
May 28, 2020
Episode 64 - Weekend Past Adventures
Chatting about last weekend with some lightheartedness :) Link to Uncut Boil Video:
May 21, 2020
Episode 63 - Water Safety
Chatting about safety on and around the water.
May 14, 2020
Episode 62 - Fishing Finally Open!
Thats right, its open!  What does that mean for us as bushcrafters?
May 7, 2020
Episode 61 - What bugs you?
Tonight we are talking about bugs, its that time of year when they are going to start being a problem!
April 30, 2020
Episode 60 - What we are up to : Pandemic Edition
Just the things we have been up to keeping ourselves busy and bushcrafty during this loooong pandemic lockdown.
April 23, 2020
Episode 59 - Camping without open fire
With the fire ban in Nova Scotia and emergency services dealing with additional challenges what options do we have?
April 23, 2020
Episode 58 - Backyard Bushcrafting
Chatting a little bit about what you can be doing in your own back yard  to keep up or develop your skills!  Seems like a good time to stay put  and social distance!
April 9, 2020
Episode 57 - Possible Store on the Horizon?
We are thinking about making an online store where we would be selling items we have tested and back up!
April 2, 2020
Episode 56 - Fishing around the corner!
Fishing season is almost here! With everything going on, who doesn't need some good news?
March 26, 2020
Episode 55 - Coronavirus?
Seeing its the hot topic, figured we would tackle the topic.
March 19, 2020
Episode 54 -"Wish we were here"
Just some of out wishes of places we would love to visit.
March 12, 2020
Episode 53 - How to get the best experience in spring camping?
Its that time of year when its wet, cold, warm, and windy all within 24 hours, so how do you get the best experience?
March 5, 2020
Episode 52 - Draw Time!
Tonight we will be doing the YouTube subscriber give away!
February 27, 2020
Episode 51 - Some Updates, some randoms and the Draw is next week!
Get the word out, next week we are doing the draw for the channel give away!
February 20, 2020
Episode 50 - The Bushcrafter's best friend, the Knife!
Chatting about everything knife related!
February 13, 2020
Episode 49 - Homemade Stoves
Talking about some ideas you can make at home to fill the need and save some money!
February 6, 2020
Episode 48 - Social Media: Our Love/Hate Relationship
The good, bad, ugly and all that :)
January 30, 2020
Episode 47 - Gear Maintenance and Storage
Chatting about gear maintenance and storage when you are not in the wood or on the trail.
January 23, 2020
Episode 46 - Natural Shelters
Chatting about natural shelters, ours thoughts and experiences.
January 16, 2020
Episode 45 - Hot Tents
Everything hot tents!
January 9, 2020
Episode 44 - New Years
Whats the out look for the new year with Atlantic Bushcraft Adventures?
January 1, 2020
Episode 43 - Christmas!
It's Christams everyone!
December 25, 2019
Episode 42 - Snowshoeing
Tonight's topic is snowshoeing!
December 18, 2019
Episode 41 - Ultralight Camping
A chat about ultralight camping.
December 11, 2019
Episode 40 - Bushcraft Christmas Ideas
Talking about Christmas bushcrafty items!
December 5, 2019
Episode 39 - Cellphones and EDC
Are cell phones good in the woods and some of the EDC items we carry.
November 27, 2019
Episode 38 - What not to take in the woods?
We will be chatting about what we wouldn't take into the woods with us.
November 21, 2019
Episode 37 - Updates and DIY
Chatting about a few updates and some DIY projects that are on the go.
November 14, 2019
Episode 36 - Add comfort to sleeping
Tonight we chat about some of the things you can do to make your sleep in the bush that more comfortable.
November 7, 2019
Episode 35 - New Location, New Sleeping Bags!
Chatting about our first cast from Youtube, and some new gear we have!
October 31, 2019
Episode 34 - Back Alive! Deep Fried Turkey!
Chat a bit about the adventure over the weekend and what you can expect to see in the future.
October 24, 2019
Episode 33 - Another Camping Weekend!
Ben and I will be heading into the woods again this coming weekend!
October 17, 2019
Episode 32 - Why we use the Gear we do
We will be talking why we choose the gear we do.
October 9, 2019
Episode 31 - Water Purfication
Tonight we are going to chat about how to treat water, some methods and why you should do it.
October 3, 2019
Episode 30 - Camo may not be your friend?
We will be chatting about being in the bush during hunting season.
September 25, 2019
Episode 29 - Contingency Planning
contingency planning when you are going out for a trip.
September 18, 2019
Episode 28 - Fire
Chatting about a "hot" topic, fire!
September 11, 2019
Episode 27 - Extreme weather and Winter camping?
Considering the weather we have coming our way, we figured we would give some insight!
September 4, 2019
Episode 26 - First Aid
We are chatting about first aid in the woods.
August 28, 2019
Episode 25 - Bushcraft Vehicle?
Tonight we are talking about bushcraft vehicles. What does that mean? What do you look for? What do you avoid?
August 21, 2019
Episode 24 - Ropes and Knots
Chatting about ropes, knots and everything in between!
August 14, 2019
Episode 23 - Axes and Gathering
We are chatting about axes! Also we will be at the NSB Gathering this weekend!
August 7, 2019
Episode 22 - Mini series on parks/ day trails?
Mini series on parks/ day trails?
July 31, 2019
Episode 21 - Saws
We are going to get a little more in depth with saws. What we like, dislike, recommend and carry!
July 25, 2019
Episode 20 - Updates
Tonight we will be giving a short update on the plans for summer, Ben's trip the past weekend and plans for the NSB gathering.
July 17, 2019
Episode 19 - Solo Trips vs Group Trips
Tonight we talk about some of differences between going out into the woods on your own VS in a group
July 11, 2019
Episode 18 - Bringing Kids/Children
Chatting about some of the considerations when traveling with younger bushcrafters.
July 4, 2019
Episode 17 - Boating
Tonight we chat about boating out in the bush.
June 27, 2019
Episode 16 - Hazards
Tonight we will be chatting about hazards in the woods.
June 26, 2019
Episode 15 - The Return
Tonight we chat about the gear we will be taking on our motorcycle trip to the bush. Trying to pack light and tight!
June 19, 2019
Episode 14 - Trip Gear!
Tonight we chat about the gear we will be taking on our motorcycle trip to the bush. Trying to pack light and tight!
June 6, 2019
Episode 13 - Trip Update
We chat about the upcoming trip and give some updates
May 30, 2019
Episode 12 - Necessity is the Mother of Invention
We are going to be chatting a bit about some of the things we come up with or "make" to serve needs while out in the woods!
May 23, 2019
Episode 11 - Trip Food
Tonight we will be chatting about some of the food/meals we are planning to take with us on our motorcycle trip!
May 16, 2019
Episode 10- Camping Trip?
We will be chatting about an upcoming camping trip that we are planning on the motorcycles!
May 14, 2019
Episode 9 - Tools on the Trail
Tonight we will be talking about some of the tools we take on the trail. Hopefully give you an idea of some of the things we like to go with!
May 14, 2019
Episode 8 - Into the woods
Tonight we will be chatting about what bring us out in the woods!
April 26, 2019
Episode 7 - Trail Clothing
Tonight we chat about clothing for the woods! Whats good, whats bad and what do we suggest?
April 26, 2019
Episode 6 - Packs!
Tonight we are going to talk about packs! Whats good? Whats not? What should you look for in a pack?
April 11, 2019
Episode 5 - Trail Foods!
Tonight we are going to chat about trail foods! Snacks, meals, what to take, what to avoid!
April 10, 2019
Episode 4 - cooking
We chat about cooking out in the bush!
March 29, 2019
Episode 3 - Shelter
Tonight we chat about shelters. What makes a good shelter? What kinds of shelters are there? Also hopefully some questions/comments from you!
March 21, 2019
Episode 2 - Sleep Systems
Well a day late due to some facebook problems and not being able to live stream, but better late then never!  Talking about sleep systems and our experiences with them.
March 15, 2019
Episode 1 - Intro
Welcome to the first episode of the Atlantic Bushcraft Adventures!  This episode is just an intro to the series, a little about us, what we would like to do with the series, and to see what you guys would like to see/hear!  The first step in what is to hopefully be a learning adventure for everyone!
March 15, 2019