Original Outdoors Moments

These short clips are taken during courses, on our trips or just as part of our adventures. There is no particular aim or reason behind any of them, and no common theme other than being a ‘moment’ from the world of Original Outdoors.

Behind the Scenes Videos

  • How to camp in the woods - a time lapse tale!
    How to camp in the woods – a time lapse tale!
    March 5, 2017 by
    How to camp in the woods Setting up tarps and living by firelight with Kevin Field In this short time lapse bushcraft instructor Kevin and I set up two DD Hammocks 3mx3m tarps, light a fire between and settle down for the night in a simple woodland...
  • making an acorn whistle
    Moments – Doug’s Acorn Whistle
    October 18, 2016 by
    Doug’s Acorn Whistle Instructor Doug Don hijacks the Foraging and Wild Foods Course to show off the shockingly loud whistle you can make from the cup of an acorn. This was shot on the last Foraging and Wild Foods Course of 2016...
  • Moments - A82 Journey
    Moments – A82 Journey
    October 5, 2016 by
    Journeying on the A82 A roadtrip with mountains on the A82 through the West Hgihlands This (very) short film is pulled together from clips that didn’t make it into a film for a charity client on a trip to climb Ben Nevis. They just didn’t fit into...
  • Moments - Bow Drill Demonstration
    Moments – Bow Drill Demonstration
    September 11, 2016 by
    A Bow Drill Demonstration Instructor Kevin goes through an honest demonstration of lighting a fire with a bow drill set (note the thick smoke and flames just visible in the last few frames) towards the end of a Woodcrafter course. Getting a valid ember (and eventually flame)...
  • Moments – Woodcarving at camp
    September 11, 2016 by
    Woodcarving session Woodland woodcrafts on a bushcraft course We cover lots of subjects on our Woodcrafter course, but one of the things that participants are always keen to continue with are the woodwork and woodcarving sessions. After a bit of coaching on the safe use of axes,...
  • Moments – Breakfast in Camp
    September 11, 2016 by
    Breakfast in camp A morning timelapse in a bushcraft camp The morning after the first night in any camp is always interesting. If you’re up early it’s fun to watch people arrive at the communal fire area and go through the same conversations: “how did you sleep?”...