Castles, Canoeing and Camping

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  • 3 nights

  • Up to 6 people
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    DC Outdoors

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    This is a 3 night, overnight activity

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  • Description

    On this course, based in the Western Highlands of Scotland, we will guide you through canoe and bushcraft skills that will enable you to have a better understanding of using the canoe as a journeying tool to remote locations and create a wild camp sympathetic to the environment. This course can be more intense and physically demanding than our 3 day course but we do all we can to make our journey efficient.

    This course is run jointly by Dan @ DCOutdoors and RedOakBushcrafts.

    course is aimed at small groups or couples who want to incorporate their bushcraft experiences into a journey and is a four day course. 

     No experience of canoes or bushcraft is necessary as the course will be tailored to your requirements. Ideally you will have some camping / outdoor experience and have an idea of what the environment can throw at you (from weather to bugs) but our aim is to educate and increase your confidence being out in the wilds.

    We wont be trying to churn out the miles each day but concentrate on building canoe and bushcraft skills while journeying. Taking the opportunity to make stops and look at our surroundings, learn how to read the landscape to allow us to choose suitable camp areas based on the topography, weather conditions and available resources.

     Camp can be either by tent or hammock, and you will get fully hands on with preparing camp, sourcing fire materials and water suitable for the teams use. 

     We will work to leave no trace principles, reducing our impact as we journey. Where possible we will aim to cook on open fires. Evening meals will be provided you will just need to bring breakfast, lunch and nibbles.

    We will provide a comprehensive kit list and instruction on the best ways to pack to ensure your kits stays dry. Some kit may be available to hire. Canoes, buoyancy aids and paddles will be supplied.

     This can be booked as an ‘open’ course where you will paddle in a group of up to 6 participants with two instructors (Dan & Peter) or privately on dates to suit you.

    This course is a joint collaboration between DC Outdoors and RedOakBushcrafts. 

    Cost £450 per person


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