Introduction to Karu Artic Bushcraft
Duration: Saturday 10 am - Sunday 12 pm
Course size: 6-16
Prize: 175 €/ person
Dates: 25th of January - 26th of January 2020
On the Introduction to Karu Arctic Bushcraft course, you will learn about winter equipment, how to move around in natural environments in winter, and how to survive dangerous winter situations. You will learn about temporary shelter suitable for winter conditions, as well as how to conserve energy when outdoors in winter. You will stay the night in a large heated tent.
10:00-11:00 You will meat your instructors at the meeting point and there is a short drive to training area
11:00-12:00 Arctic conditions and safety + lunch
12:00-13:00 How to gear for arctic conditions
15:00-16:00 Fire lighting techniques
18:00-21:00 Campfire talks and getting ready for a night
09:00-10:00 Introduction to Navigation in winter conditions
10:00-11:00 First Aid and Lunch
11:00-12:00 Transportation to drop-off location
Who is the course for?
Everyone who is interested in winter outdoor activities and who wants to learn more about the bushcraft skills required in winter. Participants should ideally have some experience in bushcraft, but it is not mandatory. The course has no specific physical requirements and is not physically demanding, but we will move around outdoors during the course.
Equipment and clothing in cold weather
Permanent and temporary shelter suitable for winter
Fire lighting in winter conditions
Energy comsumption and nutrition
Hazardous situations and survival
The course includes:
All food enjoyed during the course
All equipment and material required during training
Transportation from the city of Joensuu
Participants must have valid insurance as well as a sleeping bag, sleeping pad and appropriate clothing for the season. Participants will stay the night in a temporary shelter built during the course, weather permitting. It is also possible to stay the night in heated tents. Participants must be in a normal state of health.
More detailed instructions will be sent before the course begins.