What to Expect
This overnight camp in the Black Mountain Range will introduce you to wild camping as a photographer. This trip gives you a great change to enjoy the outdoors within a nice sociable setting. I'll be on hand to cover a whole range of topics from outdoorsmanship to photography.
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.
Topics we can cover:
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
Navigation and Safety in the Mountains: How to use a map and compass - Understanding contours - Route Planning - Building difficulty
Photography: Lighting, Composition and Technique