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Bushcrafting and outdoor self-reliance skills taught by experts

  • Ended
  • 125 British pounds
  • Various locations around the Brecon Beacons

Service Description

Based in the mountainous region of the Brecon Beacons National Park, this newly developed weekend course offers a range of exciting and challenging situations designed to develop self-reliance and survival skills. DAY ONE 0930hrs - Meet and greet with Outeractivelife staff to go through - Course Briefing, Check personal kit Outline Course Concepts, 1000hrs - Self -reliance Skills Workshops (inc lunch) Workshop 1. Navigation and Mountain Safety (40mins) Workshop 2. Shelter Building, Fire Lighting and Cooking Techniques (40mins) Workshop 3. Knot @ Lashing and Rope Skill. (40mins) 1300hrs Skills Development Journey 1 Journey challenges Distance 12/14k. Terrain via Woodland, Gorge, Mountain and Moorland Disused 1k tunnel Gorge Scramble and descent Tyrolean Traverse Wet abseil Trekking over moorland and Mountain peak to the Bivi Site located in High Mountain valley 1700hrs - Skills Development Camp Setup (Utilise self-reliance skills workshops) Base Camp Set up challenge Erect overnight shelter, Light fire (develop skills using flint and steel), fire care Food prep (develop skills to skin game and outdoor cooking) Water supply Toilets/waste disposal preparation Environmental considerations Overnight at the camp - enjoy camp life with open fire care, dark skies, friends and freedom. ​ DAY TWO 0700hrs - Meet with Outeractivelife staff to go through - Prep breakfast Clear site - clean earth policy 0830hrs - Skills Development Journey 2 Journey challenges 4k Trek - Terrain via Woodland, Mountain and Moorland, Arrive at River, Canal or Lake Flora and forna identification en route Self -reliance Skills Workshops Workshop 1, Canoeing Skills & Navigation Skills and Water Awareness (40mins) 1300hrs Skills Development Debrief Life skills learnt Check personal kit Final words

Contact Details

07809 020 327

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