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Bushcraft Advanced - Fully prepared for your own adventures in the wilderness

Bushcraft Advanced - Fully prepared for your own adventures in the wilderness

Price: €755,00 p.p.
Down payment: €200,00 p.p.
The goal of this course is to expand your existing Bushcraft and Wilderness Skills.

Maximum of 16 participants
After receipt of your deposit you will receive from us the other information about the trip, course, workshop or package. You will also receive an application form At least 6 weeks before departure, the remainder of the travel sum must be paid. You will receive a payment link.
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02-08-2020 - 08-08-2020 (down payment) - Main booker: €200,00
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Bushcraft Advanced - Fully prepared for your own adventures in the wilderness

This week course is held at one of our training locations in the wilderness of North Karelia, Finland and is the result of a collaboration between Bushpappa Bushcraft & Survival and Karu Survival from Finland.

North Karelia is known for its beautiful forests, clean air, clear lakes and the silence that contribute to a real nature experience. In addition to the beauty of this nature, we have a good chance of encountering the black bear, moose, lynx or beaver, or at least the traces of these animals, during our walks.

The aim of this course is to extend your existing Bushcraft and Wilderness Skills. In addition, we teach you to understand nature and your environment better and to deal with it in a sustainable way. We use old, but still useful, Bushcraft skills, which will help you with the daily work in and around our camp during this week.

Using the axe will come back every day this week and we will make sure the axe becomes your best friend. The focus is on the use, maintenance and care of the axe. You will soon notice that you will grab your axe faster than your knife or saw. The safety aspect of using an axe will prevail.

Furthermore, we will make group shelters from natural materials and we will also sleep in them.

The content of this course has been designed in such a way that there is enough time for you to learn the skills and actually apply them in practice.

Fire and Outdoor Hygiene:

  • Fire by friction, the firebow and the handdrill
  • Flint and steel
  • Transport of fire
  • Water treatment

Dealing with an axe:

  • Carving with the axe (Spatula, chopping board, bowl or spoon)
  • Felling of trees
  • Various chopping techniques
  • Axe safety
  • Maintenance and grinding of the axe
  • Care of the stick of the axe

Fishing:

  • Use and apply different fishing techniques
  • cleaning and preparing fish
  • Making fish attributes from natural materials (hook, night line, oboe rod, fishing net)
  • Making a fishing net

Trapping and traps:

  • Various traps for small game

Accommodation / shelter:

  • Lean to
  • Teepee
  • Super shelter

Campfire Cooking:

  • Skin and prepare small game
  • Aboriginal cooking
  • Smoking
  • Steaming
  • Baking bread
  • Emergency food from nature (flour from pine, berries and mosses)

Camp Craft:

  • Making tripod and pothooks
  • Rope made of natural materials
  • Making a Backpack Frame

Tracking:

  • Search for animal tracks
  • Learning to recognise tracks
  • Discovering your senses

Wilderness first aid:

  • Acting in the event of a surgical haemorrhage
  • Broken member sizes
  • Emergency signals

This course is:

- including:

  • Mes (Mora companion Heavy Duty) You can take these home with you after the course.
  • Axe (Hultafors Trekking Axe) You can take these home with you after the course.
  • Spoon knife (Mora) You can take these home with you after the course.
  • Arc saw (made by yourself) You can take it home with you after the course.
  • All meals except the last evening
  • 1 night in a hotel (last night)
  • Transportation from hotel to training location and back
  • Professional guidance of 2 instructors
  • A fantastic experience of nature
  • 10% discount in the webshop of bushpappa.nl

- Not including:

  • Flight ticket to/from Helsinki, flight or train ticket to/from Joensuu
  • Insurance
  • Personal equipment
  • Drinks at the hotel

If you don't have the right equipment, you can rent it from us, except for clothing. Think of sleeping bag, backpack, hammock, tarp or sleeping mat. If you want to rent quipment you can indicate this in the booking form which you will receive after booking this trip. We will then contact you.

After registration you will receive a packing list with the necessary equipment and additional information about the trip and the flight(s) and/or train(s) to be booked.

 

 

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