Adventures & Escapes

WOMEN’S INTRODUCTION TO WILD CAMPING
at nature’s pace

£150.00

Have you always wanted to try a wild camping adventure but lack the confidence, know-how and navigation skills? The thought of wild camping can be daunting, so this fabulous small-group, women-only, 2 day trip is packed with fun, experiential learning in a safe and supportive environment led by qualified instructors.

In this hectic world, the need to find space, time and solitude combined with the incredible healing power of being at one with nature is more vital than ever.

Kickstart your journey to getting out exploring the great outdoors, immersing yourself in the stunning Lake District landscapes and discovering the fundamentals of navigation, backpacking and leave-no-trace wild camping.

This weekend is designed for women who think they can’t. We’re here to help you learn that you can!

Women’s Introduction to Wild Camping is delivered in partnership with my friend Claire Wickham of Walks for Wellbeing.

Max group no: 6

Date: Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April 2024

Location: Eskdale, Lake District

Grade: Moderate. Easy paced walking with plenty of stopping for learning. A reasonable level of fitness is required as we will be carrying kit/equipment and walking on uneven ground, and rough terrain. Please don’t be put off by thinking you are not fit enough. If you have any concerns, please do get in touch with us to talk things through.

Itinerary

What this trip will cover

2 days of moderate, easy paced walk carrying kit.

1 night wild camp next to a tarn under the stars.

Packing tips.

Basic navigation skills and route planning.

Wild Camping skills.

Water purification.

Leave No Trace rules.

Use of cooking equipment (gas and alcohol)

Toileting in the wild.

Day 1.

Meet and introductions.

Expectations for the weekend.

Discuss and check kit.

Set off on hike learning basic map-reading and navigation as we go.

Overnight Wild Camp

Wild camping skills.

Set up camp.

Eat and watch the sun set!

Possible opportunity for a wild swim.

Day 2.

Breakfast and watch the sun rise.

Break camp.

Hike and map reading/navigation consolidation.

Round-up and depart.

Cost: 

£150 p.p

What’s included:

2 days and 1 night of instruction, training and guiding from qualified leaders.

Detailed Kit List.

Use of 2 person tent. (You may be sharing with one other)

Rucksack if you don’t have one.

Sleeping mat.

Sleeping bag.

Cooking equipment.

Wild Camping E-booklet on what you have learned for you to keep.

What’s not included:

Transport.

Personal walking clothes and equipment.

Water bottles, mug, spoon/fork.

Evening ready-to-eat meals. We will advise on the purchase of these for you.

 

Reconnect

“A walk in nature walks the soul back home.”

Mary Davis

Rewild

“If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.”

Buddha

Restore

“I come into the peace of wild things………….For a time, I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.” 

Wendell Berry

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