An in-depth look at this New Jersey-based wilderness survival school. The Tom Brown School has classes in wilderness training for homesteaders who want to experience a truly special outdoor experience.
The closer I look, the more I am drawn into life in this grass forest, and the more I see.
PHOTO: WILLIAM WALDRON
"The Tracker" stresses outdoor skills and respect for the wild.
Here he helps advanced students learn atlati throwing and select river stones for primitive tool making.
Gigging dinner with a homemade spear; a skill for expert adventurers.
The leaf hut is one of the simplest to construct, yet most effective, emergency shelters. It offers a warm, dry temporary home for the lost hunter or hiker.