Entries by Jared Archbold


This past week I had the opportunity to join a small group of my classmates on a voluntary, 3-day walkabout. A walkabout is a semi-survival situation in which the group is traveling, hopefully towards rescue, as opposed to setting up camp in one location and waiting for rescue to come to you. While this wasn’t […]

Deepening Relationship with Fire

I began this program with a relationship to fire similar to others who have grown up camping and enjoying the occasional winter night by the living room fire. I loved playing music with friends and family around a fire pit at the campsite. I loved making a fire in the fireplace on a chilly December […]

California Trip

On the day that marks our half way point through the Anake program, we load up into 4 passenger vans and embark on our journey south, to culminate in Southern California at the Quail Springs Permaculture Farm, an annual Anake trip for the past 9 years. As we set out, I couldn’t help but think […]

Scouting Guild Week

This past week I had the awesome opportunity to participate in 3 amazing days of training in the ways of the scout. The scout is a member of any tribe who acts as a protector for their people. Not through direct physical confrontation, but through reconnaissance, awareness, and stealth. In modern times, we might try […]

The CD’s are here!

I now have the first press of CD’s for my new album, “Liberty Sessions” available! I’ve also uploaded my music to all of the major digital stores, and it should be available everywhere within the next week.

Anake Week 11

We learned all about tracking and trailing this week. Tuesday we practiced aging tracks and trailing a fellow classmate through the woods by tracks alone. Wednesday we played in the forest enjoying some time together and indulging our curiosities in nature. Thursday we learned about sketching and plastering tracks, and got to go out and […]

Anake Week 8

I’ve been posting some videos on what I’ve been up to in my Anake program, but wanted to write up some of my recent experiences as well. Natural Movement Those of you who know me, know that I am a movement nut and have worked professionally as a natural movement trainer for the last 3 […]