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Dartmoor Survival and Wilderness Skills Adventure

  • Location Yelverton
  • Price from £40.00
  • Survival / Bushcraft
  • Camping
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Learn new skills
  • Adrenaline fix
  • Microadventure

Highlights

The Dartmoor Survival and Wilderness Skills Adventure is a trip into the remote Southern core of Dartmoor National Park which will offer you the chance to see the real side to the moor! Dartmoor is a great venue for wild camping and is one of England’s last unspoiled wildernesses. Exploring this region will give you the opportunity to see some of the regions finest scenery, wildlife and flora. We will be setting off from Princetown and exploring some of the most fascinating points en route. Over the weekend we will be wild camping in remote locations, this really is the best way to experience Dartmoor. This course is perfect for anyone seeking an adventure in a truly beautiful environment. When the weekend is over you will leave us with an increased knowledge of the outdoors and how to confidently plan and go on your own future adventures. 
Here is what we will get up too:   
  • Planning a trip in remote areas 
  • Packing and organising kit for an adventure 
  • Map reading 
  • Navigating using a map and compass 
  • Finding direction without a compass (using natural techniques) 
  • Finding and making safe water 
  • How to set up camp efficiently leaving no trace whilst camping 
  • Dealing with emergencies in remote areas 
  • Identifying flora and fauna


The weekend’s event will have a big emphasis on navigation. we will teach you all of the essential skills of navigating with a map and compass. 
This will include the following:
  • How to set your map 
  • Understanding features on your map 
  • Understanding map scales using your compass 
  • Taking bearings
  • Pacing
  • Timing
  • Giving grid references
  • Techniques such as hand railing, contouring, using catchment features and aiming off
  • Re -sectioning


PLEASE NOTE: This is a self catering course and a reasonable level of fitness is required

2021 Dates: 10th-12th September 2021

Start: Friday 3pm – Please arrive 15-mins early to avoid a delayed start.

Finish: Sunday approx. 11.30am

Location: Dartmoor, Devon

Age: 16+ (Must attend with a paying adult aged 18+)

Meals: You will be responsible for your own meals for the duration of the event.

Dates are non transferable. 

Cancellations and refunds are subject to terms and conditions.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • School groups

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Camping Equipment
  • Other A Full Kit List is provided upon booking

Location

Yelverton

Provider

Serious Outdoor Skills

Serious Outdoor Skills

Serious Outdoor Skills is the experience provider for Dartmoor Survival and Wilderness Skills Adventure