An 17 km hike with a friend and his dog in the Krkonose mountains.Only at the higher altitudes we had snow along the way, which was actually very busy.I did not expect so many people being outside in the cold weather on the last day of the year.As usual, we […]
An 4 km hike with wife and son to a beautiful castle ruin, where I’ve spend many nights already during my longer weekend hikes.Because of my son I keep these day hikes short, so he enjoys it to the fullest and slowly building up the distances and difficulty degree.
An 18km hike with a couple of friends and their friends to the highest mountain in Czech Republic: Snezka, 1603m.After a third of the hike the friends of my friend had to go back, they over estimated the difficulty of this hike.Along the route was occasionally some snow and at […]
A 14km hike with a friend through Cesky Raj again. I’ve done this hike many times already and still it is amazing to see it all.Especially this day, since it was most of the day foggy and we had no views at all, but then again, the fog gave some […]
A 16km day hike with some friends in Cesky Raj, which means Czech HeavenAlong the route in the beautiful rock area where 2 castles and a castle ruine, but that last one was closed already due to the off season.And as usual enough refreshing beers and energizing food along the […]
A 12 km hike with friends in the Ceske Svycarsko area. Sadly 1 couple and their dog had to return after half an hour cause their puppy dog fell down a hill and got scared, so it was better to return to the car rather then walk 11 km more […]
We where invited by friends to stay with them in their cottage in the Adrspach region. It is a beautiful place and true outdoor climbers paradise.During the day we took hikes between the rock formations, found some mushrooms, and as dinner a nice barbeque.
With the family we spend 1 week in the high Tatra mountains in Slovakia.We slept in a nice little pension from where we did every day a hike.For example Spissky Hrad is a wonderfully huge castle ruin, or the elevated forest path, or the tunnel /cave system and as well […]
Together with Thomas we attended a 3 day outdoor cooking course.We learned all kinds of cooking on coals and fire, with Dutch ovens and without.It was a very tasty and fun experience, hopefully soon again some time 🙂
Together with my son we tested out our new family tent, the Ferrino Proxes 5.The location was in the beautiful area of Ceske Svycarsko. From the camping we did every day a hike to some sightseeing spot.We visited Pravcicka Brana, the Edmund gorge, a watermill ruin, ww2 bunkers and more.In […]
Whenever I’m in the forest to walk my dog or for a day hike, and I see a nice piece of a blown over tree or dead fall, I have the tendency to take it home.This habit already provided me with many nice pieces of birch and other wood sorts. […]
We spend a couple of days in Poland, just over the border with Czech Republic in a Spa resort, and doing from there day trips all around.Lots of sledging the first couple of days, and Oliver even tried some skiing. We’ve also visited some nice rock formations, and a castle […]
For a very long time I wanted to forge my own axe, and recently I had the chance to do so. Together a with a good friend we signed up for a workshop axe forging at a blacksmith shop.Some parts where easy, some parts difficult, and I made one big […]
For a while we wanted a bench in the garden, one of those rustic ones.When I was in Holland visiting relatives and friends, I was able to buy these rusty side parts from a farmer. Together with some cut to size beech, the bench is now again ready to be […]
For the upcoming Dutch Bushscraft weekend mid September, I wanted to make a small grill / cook setup where my friends and I can prepare our food on between and after the workshops that are given there.The sink is an old one, quite thick material, not one of those flimsy […]
Together with Tim an 8 day hike, with loads of fishing. We did not catch much, and at the end of the hike a local told us it is due to being too early still, they expect the fishing to be good 2 weeks later. Anyway, we had fun, had […]
In this video I am showing my titanium wood stove, plus the mods I made on another one to make it more multi-person friendly.All is in Dutch language, but the video should be clear enough to understand whats happening, and if not, send an email.