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UK Bushcraft Survival Courses
Tracking and Stalking
The Bushcraft Expeditions Tracking, Stalking and Observation course will open your eyes to the latent information of the natural world around you. There are few skills as rewarding as that of tracking and observing wildlife at close quarters. With practice and perseverance these rewards can be yours.
During this seven day course you will be taught all the necessary skills to locate, track, approach and observe the wildlife around you. We will teach you how to use your senses to their best ability and about the complex interaction between the animals of the field and forest.
During the course you will cover the following subjects:
- Man and animal tracking
- The qualities of a tracker
- Why things are seen
- Camouflage and movement
- Sign (spoor) identification and interpretation
- The ageing of sign
- Tracking terminology
- Appreciating and using the elements to our advantage
- The use of the senses in man and animals
- The use of light in tracking
- Hand signals used in tracking
- Information gathering and recording
- Assessing numbers
- Primary senses of the quarry
- The track pursuit procedure
- Track and tracking discipline
- Track isolation
- The lost track and relocating procedure
- The use of dogs in tracking (interest period)
- Hides, observation methods and equipment
To book this course scroll down, select your date and "click" on the button, then follow the procedure through to the secure online booking form.
On receipt of your booking we will forward you full course joining instructions
Dates: See Calendar
Location: Beaminster, Dorset
Duration: 7 Days
Max student numbers: 12
Course assembly time: 16:00 hrs
Accommodation: Camping/Self Catering