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.
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.
Here he helps advanced students learn atlati throwing and select river stones for primitive tool making.