Time & Location
29 Jul 2022, 18:00 – 31 Jul 2022, 20:00
Devon, Devon, UK
About the Event
Would you like to go on a solo hiking adventure, but are afraid that you wouldn't know what to do if things went wrong?
Fear no more!
In this weekend course, you will learn all the skills necessary to survive should you get lost, stuck in a storm or injured, including how to get help when you don't have access to a phone.
What you will learn:
- What kit to carry for a variety of trips
- Which kit to purchase without breaking the bank
- Make a fire
- Set up a tent, including during a storm
- Build a shelter with natural resources, should your day hike take a turn to the worse
- Source safe water to drink
- Get food
- Cooking over a fire
- Stay warm
- First aid
- Improvising from nature (making tent pegs, pot supports, hangers and bindings)
- Map reading and orientation
- Signaling for help
The course will take place on the outskirts of Dartmoor National Park in a safe environment.
INCLUDED IN FEE
- Full travel by private minibus from London
- Food and hot drinks
- Tent loan if you don't have one
- Basic tools loan for the training
- Sleeping bag
- Sleeping mat
- Anything else not stated above
WHAT TO BRING
- Comfortable clothes
- A waterproof jacket
- Sleeping bag
- Sleeping mat
- A tent, or we can lend you one on request
- Water bottle
- Plate, cutlery and cup
Meeting point: Hammersmith near the station- full details will be sent to you closer to the date
Training location: Dartmoor National Park, Devon
A WhatsApp group will be set up a few days before the trip and the final details will be given to you. Keep checking your messages on Meetup for the link to the group
REFUNDS AND POLICIES
This course is for entertainment purposes only and does not provide all the skills necessary for survival in the wilderness.
We do believe that the skills taught in this course might prepare you for a short survival situation in the UK. If travelling abroad or intending on hiking in fierce winter conditions, or staying longer in a wilderness situation, you will need extra training.
By signing up for a trip or event with Hiking Nation you agree to our full Terms and Conditions: https://www.hikingnation.co.uk/termsandconditions
We no longer make refunds due to illnesses, including COVID or any other unforeseen events. Please ensure you have adequate insurance coverage.
A full refund will be offered in case we cancel the event for any reason.
1 - It is your responsibility to ensure you check messages on this event and private messages sent to you before the trip starts and up to the morning of the trip.
On occasions, meeting location, time and other details might have to be changed and the event could also be cancelled last minute in case of extreme weather or other unexpected events.
2 - As with any road trip, there is a chance of heavy traffic, accidents and break-downs which could force us to skip parts of the trip, or stop it completely. We will do our best to make your day better, and of course to avoid any of these, but we expect your understanding on these occasions.
We will make a full refund if the trip is cancelled.
- Ticket type
Bushcraft July 2022Price£220.00
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