A group gathered in a Brooklyn bike shop on a late winter night, with cordage, sticks, and knives – ready to learn the basics of bushcraft. Tonight, we’d be following the lead of Greg Wilson for the third installment of the NYC Mappy Hour Skills Series at 718 Cyclery!
5 Essentials for the Backcountry
Greg started the night with a history of bushcraft, his entry into the world and importantly, the five essentials you should always have in your kit before heading outside:
- Cutting Tool
Then we learned lashing, made a pot hang and re-used cat food cans to create alcohol stoves.
Watch the full video of the night here:
Thank you to 718 Cyclery for hosting us and for taking these awesome photos.