Take a deep dive into the art of making fire. Learn the science of fire lighting & management using both primitive & modern methods under the guidance of an experienced instructor
From natural materials or man made we look at all manner of emergency shelters & aim to understand their necessity
Learn to use a variety of tools responsibly & safely under professional supervision. Fixed blade knives, saws, axes, billhooks, draw knives and others are all pieces of equipment we will focus on during our courses
Navigation is almost a lost skill. Learn to read OS maps, follow a compass, orientate yourself using natural markers & waypoints
The only greater pleasure than cooking over an open fire is eating around it. Focusing on simple, achievable recipes we aim to fill our stomachs & warm our hearts
KNOTS & ROPE
We'll take an in depth look at knots and their practical application in the woodland setting. From setting up your ridge line to tying your boots & everything in between, we'll find a knot for any occasion
FLORA & FAUNA
Understanding our natural world & surroundings is an invaluable skill. Together we will learn to identify local flora & fauna, highlight their uses, advantages & dangers & understand ways we can work with our wild spaces
Safely use tools to create your own equipment or even seasonal decoration. From tent pegs & cups to furniture, why buy your woodland kit when you can create it. And after all, "the more you know, the less you carry."
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