Bushcraft trip - shelter building, boat down river, reindeer skin, meat [lean-to part 1]

Overnight trip. I take a traditional wooden boat down river, find a location and start building a lean-to shelter from natural materials - no rope or nails. Open the full video description for more information.
This is par 1. All episodes can you see here de-visions.com/detail/video-y9jIUl5tQU4.html
Date: 10-09-2019 to 11-09-2019
Day: 10°C (50°F)
Night: 8°C (46,4°F)
Location: Sapmi - the land of the Sami people in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Clean and remote classic northern wilderness. Fresh water rivers. Pine, spruce and birch forrest. Mountains, bears, wolves, eagles, reindeers etc. No wildlife is giving campers problems. I can't give you any information about my location, only that I am somewhere in Sapmi. You need to be the owner or get the owners permission if you want to do the same.
Consuming: Water (meltwater) and spruce tea (hot and cold). Meat (pig) with salt or spruce/pine campfire smoke as spices.
A few questions:
1. Why do the meat have that color/surface?
It is just raw meat that I did hang outside in the wind one day before the trip - the wind dries the surface and gives that great color.
2. Is the water safe to drink?
Yes. Almost all water in Sapmi can you drink straight from the source. All can do it and a lot do.
3. Why the roof extension?
Extra protection against rain if the the wind change direction. The wall/roof on a lean-to shelter without birch bark or another truely waterproof layer need to be steep so water is likely to run off instead of though. Only one angle does work, but the need for that angle to be steep offers limited roof cover, even if you make it very tall. Adding a small extension in a more horizontal angel makes it a lot harder for the wind to blow rain directly inside the shelter. You always want a lean-to to face away from where the wind usually comes from, but the wind direction will change once in a while. The extension does also give you the option of making a relative low lean-to that reflects heat back to you more efficient that a big/tall lean-to.
4. Is the shelter waterproof?
No - but well enough. You need to add birch bark or other waterproof material before it becomes truly waterproof... but if you add a thick layer of moss and poles close together in a steep angle will it keep you dry in most rain - you just keep adding moss until you're satisfied. The moss works by sucking up the rain and moss can hold a lot of water before it starts dripping - wind and heat from the fire and heat from the sun will make the water evaporate... and the water will also slowly run down though the moss towards the bottom. The goal is to have a thick enough layer of moss that the water will run off before going though (or in most cases just enough moss that it can suck up all the rain) - but having clean poles tight together will help a lot with making the water run off down the poles in case it does get though the moss and prevent water dripping down inside the shelter. In this case did I add extra roof in a more horizontal angle and that part of the roof is a lot less waterproof. Over all does moss "waterproof" well enough for simple shelters like lean-to. It takes a few days with rain before the moss is full of water. Snow is not a problem.
5. What did damage the birch tree next to the boat?
Beavers. A lot of beaver activity in the area - making dames in the river and cutting down trees along the river-side.
6. What is the white plants on the ground?
Moss. I know it as "Reindeer moss".
Website including gear list and other basic information www.runemaltebertramnielsen.com
Gear used in the video that isn't listed on the website anymore:
1. Pants = Klattermusen Gere 2.0 Regular
2. Boots = Redback original
3. Backpack = M39 swedish military
4. Kettle = Eagle 1.5 L
Video gear: Canon EOS RP, Canon 50 1.8, Røde videomicpro+, Zoom h2n, iMovie.

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  • 23:48 omg yummmm honestly making me want some

    SphinxSphinxVor 3 Stunden
  • 22:42 i honestly just want him to cook for me fyi 99% sure thats venison

    SphinxSphinxVor 3 Stunden
  • Do you cure your meat before you bring it out with you?

    CuttingEdgeExperimentsCuttingEdgeExperimentsVor 11 Stunden
    • No.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 4 Stunden
  • No drama no acting only talent and skills something can learn.. Love it

    Umakanta SinghUmakanta SinghVor 14 Stunden
  • Do you use reindeer moss as a food source?

    stevemacstevemacVor 23 Stunden
    • No - it is only something people have done it in extreme survival situations.... It is not human fod :)

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 16 Stunden
  • Felicitaciones mi amigo excelente trabajo, saludos desde montevideo Uruguay.

    Michael AlexisMichael AlexisVor Tag
  • Boiling water with leaves......What kind of taste and recipe is that?

    Tech GuruTech GuruVor Tag
    • Yes. What I consume is always listed in the video descriptions. You just make it like most other tea - though does this not have a strong taste so no problem adding a lot, just keep it a bit below boiling for 10 minutes or similar.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor Tag
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    Daniel TudoseDaniel TudoseVor 2 Tage
  • That’s not mere BushCraft...it’s BushCraft+...

    ssi1991ssi1991Vor 2 Tage
  • Hello! I just wanted to say that I finally pinned down what it is about your videos I love so much (outside of the obvious natural beauty, the lack of chatter, the expert camera work etc): It's that your videos, the story they tell, is so intimate. I feel almost like I'm spying on you, or even that I'm right there with you. And I'm no longer tempted to scream BEARRRR!! every time you hang a piece of meat on a tree but those are just my issues. Anyway, thank you for all the hard work. Beautifully done!

    Cleo HarperCleo HarperVor 3 Tage
  • love this video! the lean-to is beautiful. you make it lok so easy and always the smile on your face. . looking forward to more.

    sherry danielssherry danielsVor 6 Tage
  • Thanks man!!! Have the same picture cause Ukrainian West regeion (Karpaty's near) With pleasure watching always)

    Юра ФицайлоЮра ФицайлоVor 6 Tage
  • فريق فريق قوت بس تيوب تيوب والله قلت واضح الشرقيه

    Rashid HubaidRashid HubaidVor 7 Tage
  • It's like I can smell what you're smelling, taste what you're tasting. Just feeling primitive...

    Mr. McGooMr. McGooVor 7 Tage
  • Thank You

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    ReyReyVor 8 Tage
  • guys did he have crew/cameraman?

    Funny OutlawFunny OutlawVor 9 Tage
    • Wooww that very beautiful angel

      Funny OutlawFunny OutlawVor 9 Tage
    • No - I always do the camera work alone. Link to website in the video descriptions providing all the basic information :)

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 9 Tage
  • 21:51 Mosca volando sobre la carne. Por la oscuridad del entorno ya estamos en el crepusculo. Minimo 3 o 4 horas a la intemperie. Diarrea detected

    _Radagast_RadagastVor 9 Tage
  • 14:28 Nunca tener alimento crudo en contacto con una superficie no higienizada. De manual. Pronta diarrea.

    _Radagast_RadagastVor 9 Tage
  • Lucky he has a blacksmith somewhere to make that saw blade huh...

    Jim AJim AVor 10 Tage
    • He is a blacksmith.

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    Ваня КолмаковВаня КолмаковVor 10 Tage
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  • 47:37 the most beautiful moment

    Shahin AhmedShahin AhmedVor 11 Tage
  • Jesus' smile im blessed when i see it

    Ntx RosesNtx RosesVor 12 Tage
  • You don’t use a nikon anymore?

    Gala RaeGala RaeVor 12 Tage
    • No - it isn't too bad.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 11 Tage
    • The river is amazing...i do find myself imagining all the backtracking to retrieve your camera..has that ever posed a challenge?

      Gala RaeGala RaeVor 12 Tage
    • No - 99.9% of the time is it now canon gear.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 12 Tage
  • I am so very jealous of the talents it took to produce this series of videos! Here is a man who can blend technology with primitive craft and tell an unbelievable, yet timeless story without saying a word! Amazing!

    Weary TravelerWeary TravelerVor 12 Tage
  • that saw is so powerful i want one

    Pheel MacababePheel MacababeVor 13 Tage
  • if your doing well enough for yourself you should get a 4k camera, the environment in which you camp is so beautiful id love to see it in 4k

    Pheel MacababePheel MacababeVor 13 Tage
    • Ah I see that’s understandable

      Pheel MacababePheel MacababeVor 11 Tage
    • Thanks. My camera can make 4K - camera gear listed in the video description.... It is just not realistic for me to get uploaded 4K to youtube - my internet connection is way to slow, at least for the time being. Takes 1-2 days just to get a 1080 like this uploadet.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 12 Tage
  • I feel like every movement you do is purposeful. You don't expend more energy than you need to to do a task, it's just the right amount.

    itsjustafaezitsjustafaezVor 13 Tage
  • This is Strider. But the elves know him as Aragorn. There is hope yet.

    GGGGVor 13 Tage
  • Ever had to fend off any threatening wildlife that got a bit too close/interested?

    ZimmyantzZimmyantzVor 13 Tage
    • No - nothing yet... Only birds and rodents so far.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 13 Tage
  • 18:30 Bushcraft parkour.

    Chris BennettChris BennettVor 13 Tage
  • How come no flies at your meat ?

    joe woodjoe woodVor 13 Tage
    • It is fall and starting to get too cold for flies. You do though once in a while see flies on the meat in part one and or part two.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 13 Tage
  • I can imagine my Scandinavian iron age ancestors living like this. Thank you Rune for this amazing video.

    James ThreadgillJames ThreadgillVor 14 Tage
  • i like that hand saw i would like one exactly the same where can i buy it or sell yours to me

    Boom StickBoom StickVor 14 Tage
    • @Rune Malte Bertram-Nielsen i found it thank you

      Boom StickBoom StickVor 14 Tage
    • Thanks. I don't sell anything. But I have a how-to video here on the channel about making the saw frame - in that video description can you read more about the saw.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 14 Tage
  • one time you try to invite your female friends also to camp :D :D

    eko junireko junirVor 14 Tage
    • :D

      eko junireko junirVor 14 Tage
  • This is the second of your videos I've seen, stumbled upon part 3 last night. Very enjoyable, I look forward to watching many more. Also, I just wanna write, watching your videos and others like it, reminds me of what a beautiful and perfect world God has given us, we are really are blessed.

    MoonshinedaveMoonshinedaveVor 14 Tage
  • I'm not sure if he is constantly smiling or his face is like that.

    Yüce KaracagilYüce KaracagilVor 14 Tage
    • just because he's happy!!

      SEB WOODSEB WOODVor 11 Tage
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    Marc RedstoneMarc RedstoneVor 15 Tage
  • super

    Tim TalerTim TalerVor 15 Tage
  • Smile on your face make me happy..

    gobal kannangobal kannanVor 15 Tage
  • Не е веган....жалко

    Mitko AnevMitko AnevVor 16 Tage
  • the last scene in this video was written in the holy quarn within same descrie for the life of people in paradise.

    HossamEl-Den A. SolimanHossamEl-Den A. SolimanVor 17 Tage
  • I like that Bushcraft CrossFit at 18:00:)

    datroof18datroof18Vor 18 Tage
  • Much better than every blockbuster!! Love those videos :)

    mas dlefkmas dlefkVor 18 Tage
  • If you can afford a trip to scotland id like to meet up with you and do some bushcraft and photography etc. Im amature as fuck and could learn from u

    dave oneildave oneilVor 18 Tage
  • First time i write but im a BIG BIG BIG fan of your videos, makes me feel im almost there! I would like to know a bit about your diet because you have a lot of meat (i'm not vegetarian) but about veggies and others, can you find easily where you go? Keep it up Rune, this space is a little oasis for many of us!

    Alejandro Del CastilloAlejandro Del CastilloVor 19 Tage
    • Thanks. You can buy veggies all over Sapmi (mainly imported) - very limited what you can find in the wild and or farm/grow up here... Most of the time is it too cold and a lot of Sapmi is stones instead of soil.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 18 Tage
  • How much did the boat cost because I like it its like a cross between a flat John boat and a canoe 😁😋

    xXDark RogueXxxXDark RogueXxVor 19 Tage
    • About 1000-2000 dollars for old used once in north Scandinavia.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 18 Tage
    • Lol kinda like a mini pirate ship like the black pearl an your captain jack sparrow 😂

      xXDark RogueXxxXDark RogueXxVor 19 Tage
  • Have you ever come across any ruins or signs of older shelters during your forays in thee woods?

    TiffanieTiffanieVor 19 Tage
    • Yes - that is all over here in Sapmi. Daily see sami huts ruins and log cabin ruins when ever I move around. Also a lot that fantastic old once that isn't ruins.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 18 Tage
  • beautiful land and amazing camera work. it looks like you just stepped into a serene & surreal painting.

    kristi kramerkristi kramerVor 20 Tage
  • Amazing you...i form Malaysia ..... i can follow you bushsrp

    Wan,S All ChannelWan,S All ChannelVor 20 Tage
  • Great video brother. Very envious of your ability to head out into the back country. I will be heading out again soon...when I get some days off from the firehall. Your vids are great motivation.

    Conrad RideoutConrad RideoutVor 20 Tage
  • Dina videos är som balsam för själen.

    Dan OlssonDan OlssonVor 20 Tage
  • Endelig fik jeg tid til at se den :-) Jeg kan næsten dufte mos, birk, fyr og bål. Det er nogle ret fede ture du tager på!

    Lars BuskkraftLars BuskkraftVor 21 Tag
  • Man I need to move over to Europe somewhere. Norway, Denmark. The weather always looks perfect for bushcraft, even though you guys get a lot of rain. Compared to the US it's still 85 degrees over here, going to the woods I would get swarmed by mosquitoes and be sweating my butt off. I can't wait for Fall. Sweater weather and a cup of hot coffee by the fire without being swarmed by bugs and heat!

    AmidstMyDreamsAmidstMyDreamsVor 21 Tag
  • 31:30 for boulder asmr

    MaxMaxVor 21 Tag
  • Rune's smile on face makes me watch more and more videos...

    Lovely Life VinesLovely Life VinesVor 21 Tag
  • Is it legal in your country to cut the trees and bushes ???

    ابوالقاسمابوالقاسمVor 21 Tag
    • @Rune Malte Bertram-Nielsen I've noticed that you usually choose dead or dying trees in most of your videos, you have a pure heart and a love of nature that I can respect.

      Patrick BrettPatrick BrettVor 21 Tag
    • Only if you are the owner or get the owners permission.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 21 Tag
  • I watch your videos at night before I go to sleep. They are SO relaxing! Beautiful scenery, sounds, and bushcraft living. Just what the doctor ordered! Thank you for such wonderful videos!

    seniors4weedseniors4weedVor 21 Tag
  • Jesus christ :D ! - Boat - the next level. I think you just confirmed your domination in bushcrafts videos. Great! ..

    Petr ZítPetr ZítVor 21 Tag
  • What a sanctuary! Peace, healing, connection and spirit...You are so very fortunate. Thank you for sharing.

    Orchid EssenceOrchid EssenceVor 22 Tage
  • Rune you are a legend! Blown away by your craftsmanship from the homemade tools to the amazing shelters you make! Also your kickass filming skills, I know how long it takes to set up shots, and your videos teach me to be more patient to get way better shots! Thanks for sharing your great productions sir!

    Alexis OutdoorsAlexis OutdoorsVor 22 Tage
  • Человек может вечно смотреть на 3 вещи.Как течёт река,как горит огонь....и как работает другой человек.))) Красивые видео! Вы молодец!

    Гюнтер о'ДимГюнтер о'ДимVor 22 Tage
  • You are always fun to watch !!! What a cool nature, always smiling ! Always cheerful ! Thank you so much buddy 😉👍👍👍

    Zzz RrrZzz RrrVor 22 Tage
  • It would be possible to put a million likes! I would do it, these videos can be reviewed forever and they do not get bored.

    Санчес ИвановСанчес ИвановVor 22 Tage
  • Nice Videos man! It was always like that. Im here since 2k subscribers and still amazed by your professionality.

    Marvin M.Marvin M.Vor 22 Tage
  • I love camping while fishing. In recent years, there are many camps that rely on tools. Your video is very meaningful because it expresses the natural touch of nature. My life will change as I know you. I love it very much from Japan!

    H SOOH SOOVor 22 Tage
  • なんで肉を木に吊るすの?

    シークレットシークレットVor 22 Tage
    • Keep it away from the dirty forrest floor and handy ready use.

      Rune Malte Bertram-NielsenRune Malte Bertram-NielsenVor 22 Tage
  • Your videos are so satisfying i love your editing style!

    Louis's OutdoorsLouis's OutdoorsVor 22 Tage
  • Hello! I just built that same kind of shelter after watching your work. It's very strong! Thank you for the inspiration and keep up the good work, brother!

    FaraBearFaraBearVor 22 Tage
Bushcraft trip - shelter building, boat down river, reindeer skin, meat [lean-to part 1]