Forest Explorer Course
The Forest Explorer Course course is suitable for adventurous beginners and those with some experience of Bushcraft. Encompassing a wide range of fascinating skills and techniques which will enthuse keen students, extending their knowledge further. The skills taught on this course are essential skills for survival in the Sweden’s northern forest region.
For instance we will teach you four main priority principles such as, Fire, Shelter, Water, Food. Furthermore more time maybe spent on specific topics, going into more depth on subjects. Enough time will be given to complete the tasks, enabling you to work in a relaxed atmosphere. The Course will be conducted in a remote village of Ottsjö, in the north of Jämtland Sweden. In contrast to the UK, Sweden is a perfect environment with a real difference. Sweden’s pristine aborail forests have so much to offer. To illustrate Sweden is 78% covered in Forest, with the same latitude as Alaska. Due to this the climate and weather, is subsequently colder and more extreme. Thus giving you the real taste of wild untouched and untamed wilderness to.
What You Will Learn
The list below is what we aim to teach you during the course.However all students have different abilities. So then we will give one to one tuition where possible, enabling slower students to complete the skills or tasks. As a result all in attendance will feel a sense of achievement.
- Tool Usage and Safety
- Fire preparation
- Friction fire with bow drill & Flint and Steel
- knowledge on Tinder.
- Shelter Building
- How to Source and purify water
- Rope making / cordage
- Wild Food
- Wild Medicines.
- Tree identification and uses.
- Basic Trapping techniques
- Evening projects / Making a Snare
Duration: 4 Days
Min of 2 persons
Min age: 13 years
Price 7800 Sek per person
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Off Grid Coordinates 63.215453, 13.104116
As mentioned earlier Sweden climate can be unpredictable. So wearing suitable clothing is very important. If we deemed your clothing to be unsuitable you will be recommended that you hire clothing from us.
Nevertheless If you are unable to bring any Clothing or Bushcraft tools/ Kit. Please speak to us, as some of the kit we can loan or hire. Click here for more information.
- To emphasis the location is inhabited with wild animals, with this in mind, respect for their presents is necessary.
- You will be given the optional choice of being check upon throughout the duration.
Who is this course suitable for?
- Beginners to intermediates (no prior knowledge is needed)
- A good level of health and fitness is essential
Furthermore you are advised to take out your own personal insurance, which should include a cancellation policy. Above all our aim is to insure a high quality of professionalism, thus leaving you with a positive experience. Click Here