Often if you say to someone in December that you are off for a few nights camping they look at you as if you have gone mad! But some of the best times I've ever had sleeping out in my hammock have been in the middle of winter.
This course is all about learning how to stay safe & comfortable being out in all conditions. From staying warm & choosing the right kit to preventing, spotting and treating cold injuries and hypothermia. We will also be looking at what plant and tree Identifications and what resources are available to us in winter and of course learning to light fire in adverse conditions. If you only venture to the great outdoors in the summer you are missing 3/4's of the year and in Ireland sometimes the best weather too