Wilderness Camping Course - David Dreves Kayaking

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Wilderness Camping Overview

Gear Familiarization - Wilderness camping gear and clothing, Pros and cons, Packing.

Camp Set Up - Choosing a site, Setting up a tent, Knots, Camping comfortably.

Kitchen Set Up and Cooking Outdoors - Tarp set up, Camp stoves, Building a camp fire, Menu Planning, Drinking water.

Safety - Risk awareness, Dealing with the elements (Heat, Cold, Wind, Rain), Hygiene, Respecting wildlife, Low impact camping, Field repairs

Theory - Navigation Skills, Trip planning, Weather interpretation, Leadership and Decision making
Wilderness Camping Course

An Intermediate camping program for those with some frontcountry camping experience but would like to build their skills for wilderness travel, risk management and basic leadership skills. Courses run as a water based experience so previous paddling experience is also required. (kayak, canoe or SUP)

Paddle Canada certification is available - additional charges apply

Course Length - 3 Day Trip

Prerequisites - Some Basic Camping Skills
& 1 of the following paddle skill levels
- PC Level 1 Sea Kayak (or similar)
- Introduction to Coastal Canoe (or similar)
- Advanced Flatwater SUP (or similar)

With interest a backpacking version can be created however Paddle Canada certification would not be available

David Dreves Kayaking
West Beach Paddle
White Rock, BC
Call / Text   604-318-4019
Since 2000
Kayak - Canoe - SUP
23 Years doing what we love!!
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