The Paul Kirtley Podcast
By Paul Kirtley: Professional Outdoorsman
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Paul Kirtley is an award winning bushcraft instructor, mountain leader and outdoor guide. He owns and runs Frontier Bushcraft, a leading provider of bushcraft training and wilderness adventure travel. Paul writes the top-ranked blog on the net covering bushcraft, survival skills and outdoor life at http://paulkirtley.co.uk This podcast is designed to help you get more from your outdoor life, improve your bushcraft practice and hone your survival skills and knowledge. Paul shares interviews, discussions, advice, tips & tricks as well as the occasional contest or give-away. Paul regularly hosts other outdoor experts as guests on his podcast so you get a wide range of in-depth outdoor know-how that will enhance your camping, hiking, canoeing, backpacking, snow-shoeing, ski touring, expedition skills, navigation, camp craft, carving, woodcraft, fire-lighting, tracking, tree and plant identification, use of cutting tools and choice of outdoor clothing and equipment.
||CleanPK Podcast 030: Dr Cassandra Quave On Studying Medicinal Uses Of Plants & The Treatment Of Infectious Disease||Dr Cassandra Quave joins me to discuss her work as a medical ethnobotanist, teaching about medicinal plant use and researching botanical remedies used in the traditional treatment of infectious disease....||18 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 029: Leon McCarron On Walking The Land Beyond||Leon McCarron FRGS is an adventurer and storyteller, who has used both the mediums of video and text to vividly convey aspects of his journeys and a tangible sense of the places and people he has encountered along the way.||4 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 028: Joe Robinet On His Love Of Camping, Bushcraft & Making A Living On YouTube||Joe Robinet is known for making videos documenting his bushcraft and camping adventures, as well as having appeared on the first season of History Channel series Alone. I’ve been intrigued by the proliferation of outdoor video blogs and specifically||8 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 027: Colin Skeath On What It Takes To Canoe Around Britain||On 30th April 2017 Colin Skeath and his nephew Davis Gould-Duff set off from Loch Sunart on the West Coast of Scotland in an open canoe, aiming to circumnavigate Britain. 86 days later they completed this epic undertaking.||3 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 026: Kevin Callan On The Joys Of Winter Camping||Kevin Callan is well known as a paddler and author of many canoe-route guidebooks for his native province of Ontario, Canada. He's also known as the Happy Camper, and he certainly has always been happy when I've camped or chatted with him.||8 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 025: Andy Chadderton Q&A – Deer Stalking, Ethics, Land Management, Rewilding, Advice To Beginners & More||Professional deer stalker and firearms instructor Andy Chadderton returns to The Paul Kirtley Podcast. The conversation Andy and I have in this podcast is based on questions submitted by listeners. In the wide-ranging discussion,||23 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 024: Why Your Bow-Drill Time Obsession Is Important||Why does it matter how long it takes you to light fire by friction when practising? From the perspective of sports psychology there are solid reasons why measuring performance in bushcraft activities can be beneficial. My colleague Iain Gair,||6 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 023: Rupert Brown, Water Filter Bag Man||Rupert Brown joins me to talk about water purification and the nifty solution he provided to the bushcraft world and wider community of outdoors people in manufacturing the Brown Filter Bag. In the course of the conversation Rupert also talks about hi.||11 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 022: Conversations From Bushcraftfestivalen||Episode 22 is made up from some of my conversations at the 2017 Bushcraftfestivalen in Sweden. Guests include Lisa Fenton, Harry Sepp, Jonas Landolsi, Tobias Karlsson, Kevin Warrington, Jonas Als and Mikael Akerman...||6 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 021: Sarita Robinson On The Wellbeing Benefits Of Outdoor Life||Sarita Robinson, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at UCLAN joins me to talk about her recent work, researching and quantifying various benefits to our wellbeing of spending time outdoors, undertaking bushcraft and other activities. Along the way,||2 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 020: James Raffan – Explorer, Scholar and Author||James Raffan, scholar, outdoorsman and celebrated Canadian author joins me to discuss adventure, risk, failure, teaching, wilderness journeying, lifelong learning, personal development, human potential and journal keeping,||2 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 019: Post-Trip Post-Script With Kevin Callan, Justine Curgenven and Ray Goodwin||Sitting down around a table in a wooden chalet in Scotland, Kevin Callan, Ray Goodwin, Justine Curgenven and I talk about the canoe trip down the river Spey we'd just finished the very same day. This is an enjoyable yet insightful reflection by four ou.||16 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 018: Mark Hines, Methodical Man Of Endurance Adventure||Mark Hines, professional adventurer, endurance athlete, exercise physiologist and biomechanics researcher, author and lecturer joins me for a wide-ranging and fascinating discussion on adventure, endurance, diet and health...||21 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 017: Al Humphreys On Adventures Great And Small||Al Humphries is best known for the concept of microadventures and his book of the same name, following his Year of Microadventure. He's no stranger to big adventures either, though. Al joins me on this podcast to talk about adventures great and small.||6 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 016: Lisa Fenton On Bushcraft And Indigenous Knowledge Transmissions||Lisa Fenton of Woodsmoke joins me to talk about her academic research in the realms of anthropology and ethnobotany, in particular her research into the relationship between bushcraft and indigenous knowledge,||1 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 015: John Rensten On Urban Foraging||I'm joined by John Rensten of Forage London to talk about urban foraging in the city and the advantages of learning about tree and plant identification in urban spaces. We meet in a London park and take a look at plants we find in just one small corner.||5 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 014: Mark Kalch On Epic Source To Sea River Descents||Mark Kalch has made it his mission to paddle the longest river on each of the seven continents - seven rivers on seven continents. He has already completed descents of the Amazon, Volga and the Missouri-Mississippi River.||20 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 013: Ray Goodwin On Continually Evolving Adventures By Canoe||Ray Goodwin returns for round two on my podcast to discuss his continuing journey in coaching and adventuring by canoe and how this feeds into his new book as well as his teaching, leadership and guiding...||6 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 012: Lou Rudd On Unsupported Polar Journeys and Retracing Amundsen’s Route To The South Pole||Lou Rudd joins me to discuss making unsupported journeys to the South Pole including retracing Amundsen's route. Along the way he provides insights on physical training, food, nutrition, personal admin and winter camping routines...||7 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 011: Andy Chadderton On Life As A Professional Deer Stalker||Professional deer stalker and firearms instructor Andy Chadderton joins me to talk about his work in deer stalking, deer management and education about deer…||4 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 010: Alyssa Crittenden On The Hadza, Honey And The Human Diet||Alyssa Crittenden, Lincy assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada joins me to talk about her work amongst the Hadza hunter-gatherers of Tanzania, evolution of the human diet and the importance of honey...||5 8 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 009: Leon McCarron & Tom Allen On Making Meaningful Journeys, Off The Beaten Track||In this podcast episode, adventurers Tom Allen and Leon McCarron join me to talk about making independent, long distance, human powered journeys off the beaten track. Both are Fellows of the Royal Geographical Society.||2 6 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 008: Chris Townsend, Backpacking Legend||Chris Townsend is something of a hero to me. When I was first looking to undertake multi-day backpacking trips more than 20 years ago, it was Chris's book, The Backpacker's Handbook that I referred to for information and advice.||9 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 007: Jules Pretty, Travels With Enduring People In Vanishing Lands||Jules Pretty OBE, Professor of Environment and Society at the University of Essex joins me to discuss his book The Edge Of Extinction: Travels With Enduring People In Vanishing Lands, the powerful messages it contains and his work in general...||1 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 006: Winter Outdoor Life Tips, Thoughts And Perspectives||In episode 6 of my podcast I travel to northern Sweden for a winter camping trip and along the way pass on some advice for winter outdoor life, build a special survival fire and meet a Sami man who provides insight into his traditional way of life...||13 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 005: Justine Curgenven And An Aleutian Adventure||Award-winning adventure film-maker Justine Curgenven joins me to talk about the incredible, unprecedented sea kayak journey she and Sarah Outen made along the Aleutian Island chain and Alaskan peninsular, which resulted in a rich wilderness experience .||4 2 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 004: Tristan Gooley And The Beauty Of Natural Navigation||In Episode 4 of my podcast, I speak with natural navigator and author, Tristan Gooley about the beauty of natural navigation, how it ties in with bushcraft and outdoor life and how to get started on your own voyage of discovery using nature's signs...||6 1 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 003: Kevin Callan, The Happy Camper||In this episode of my podcast I talk with Canadian outdoorsman, speaker and author of 15 books, Kevin Callan. He's won awards for his writing as well as his film-making, including the the "Best of" category at the prestigious Waterwalker Film Festival..||16 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 002: Ray Goodwin On Wilderness Canoeing||In this episode, I chat with my good friend and colleague British canoeing maestro, Ray Goodwin. We discuss wilderness expeditioning in canoe. Specifically we talk about the mindset and attitude you need in order to make the right decisions,||9 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPK Podcast 001: Survival Psychology With Dr Sarita Robinson||In this episode I talk with Dr Sarita Robison, Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at The University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN). Dr Robinson studies human behaviour in response to life-threatening situations and has been involved with resear.||3 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Probably the most informative and professional bushcraft podcast around!
Paul Kirtley has produced another awesome entertainment package.
I've really enjoyed Paul's blogs and recently discovered his videos And now a podcast!
Informative and funny. I'm sure this podcast is going be just as good as his videos.
King of British bushcraft
I like it