What to Expect
This overnight camp in the Black Mountain Range will take you through a short, information rich course on a whole host of topics related to wild camping and outdoormanship. This course is geared towards photographers looking to expand their photographic horizons.
I'm a fully qualified and insured Mountain Leader with a current outdoor first aid qualification. I have over 50 weeks camping experience in remote mountain and wilderness areas in the UK and internationally. I have lead groups camping in the very best and worst weather.
Gear: Choosing the right tent/tarp - Choosing sleeping gear backpacks and stoves
Backpacking and campcraft: Fitting a backpack - Hiking Poles - Camping in Winter - Dealing with a storm
Weather: Mountain Weather - Mountain Light - Predicting the weather
Nutrition: Coming up with a food plan - Dehydrated meals - Water Safety and Purification
Navigation and Safety in the Mountains: How to use a map and compass - Understanding contours - Legal Access - Route Planning - Building difficulty - Mountain Rescue