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Greno Woods
Sheffield, England, S35 8RS
United Kingdom

07927871192

At Howl we specialise in journeying skills, the Bushcraft we practice and teach is that of the traveler. There is a wonderful simplicity that comes from taking a trip in the outdoors, a pragmatism gleaned from necessity. We draw from this experience in the field to teach a set of skills and knowledge based in expedience and realism, skills that actually get used while outdoors. We provide an insight into the Natural world, opening up a vast array of natural resources and knowledge to help you travel with less reliance on the contents of your rucksack: it’s what you carry in your mind that matters.

 

 We teach these practical skills in a friendly and open way, our hope being to enable you to make your adventures into the Great Outdoors memorable and enjoyable. We'll help you cultivate a positive attitude, a confidence in yourself, and a connection with the natural world through which you travel.

We promote the utmost respect for the environment, the ability to pass unnoticed through the woods brings with it a deeper understanding of the wilderness, and our part in it. It is this philosophy which forms the very core of our work.

We promote the utmost respect for the environment, the ability to pass unnoticed through the woods brings with it a deeper understanding of the wilderness, and our part in it. It is this philosophy which forms the very core of our work.

Itinerant Bushcraft - A Weekend Experience

Bushcraft Courses

Join us at our extensive woodland venue of over a thousand acres in the north of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. Our canopied basecamp and a wood fire ensure our clients keep dry and are supplied with tea, coffee and biscuits.

All of our sessions are run with a maximum of 8 people, that way we can maintain a low presence in the forest in order to experience Nature up close. The small group sizes also ensure a high level of interaction with the instructor, we'll get plenty of one to one tuition through the workshops to develop your skills at your own pace.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, we're very open and there's no obligations.

Itinerant Bushcraft - A Weekend Experience

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Itinerant Bushcraft - A Weekend Experience

from 195.00

On this practical weekend bushcraft course in the woods we’ll take you on a journey of discovery and insight that will give you the skills to make yourself at home outdoors.    

May 31st- June 2nd 2019

23rd-25th August 2019

Book with just a 20% deposit: at checkout type DEPOSIT into the offer code box. (Full payment required 6 weeks prior to the course)

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This weekend long course I've specifically designed to give you a solid foundation of bushcraft skills for use in the woods. The skills and knowledge that can be applied in the field are vast, what I've done with this weekend course is laid out the practical skills that get used, day in day out, when wild camping in the temperate woodland. You'll leave the course knowing you can set up your camp with modern or natural materials, light a fire in the worst weather and make yourself at home in the woods. Where you go from there is up to you. -Jamie Dakota

shelter building

Shelter Building

using a saw

Practical tool use

Wild food preparation

Food Preparation

campfire cooking

Campfire Cooking

bushcraft Knife skills

Efficient Carving Techniques

natural navigation

Natural Navigation

Technical knife skills

Technical Knife Skills

knots and modern shelter

Knots and Modern Shelters

WHAT’S COVERED: 

  • Tool selection and safe use

  • Axe, saw, and knife: we'll be providing all the tools and materials for the course. If you'd like to bring your own you're very welcome, but please respect our decision if we suggest you use our tools instead. 

  • Cutting techniques: Using the saw and knife you'll learn the foundational cutting techniques for easy and efficient woodcrafts including making tent pegs, cooking pot hangers and feather-sticks

  • We’ll introduce you to the axe as a means of accessing a broader range of firewood

  • Tarp skills, knots, and getting set up for a night in the woods as we look at ways to improve your comfort and longevity when camping under the tarp.

  • Natural shelter building, from reading the landscape to accessing the risks of camping in the woods we’ll cover everything you’ll need to consider in order to make the woods your temporary home.

  • Critical fire lighting skills to ensure you can light a fire no matter the weather

  • A woodland walk, including plant and tree ID, natural navigation and perhaps a little foraging too

  • Preparing and cooking meals outdoors, and the importance of maintaining a campfire

    • Including how to prepare game (inc. fish, rabbit and pigeon depending on availability) for cooking over the fire

  • Natural cordage

  • Breakfast cooking, bannock and swift ways to rekindle a fire in the morning

  • Water sourcing, filtering and making it safe to drink

  • Tool maintenance - how to keep your sharps sharp in the field

  • Feather-stick making - for wet weather fire lighting

basecamp

DETAILS:

  • Dates: Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June 2019 Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August 2019

  • 5pm Friday - 4.30pm Sunday

  • £195 per person

    • A FREE mora knife is gifted to each adult attending the course for you to use and take home.

  • Small group size with a maximum of 8 guests to ensure we create a subtle atmosphere in the woods, and you get a very high interaction time with the instructor.

  • A full kit list is given out on booking, but you won't need much more than a sleeping bag and warm clothing.

  • This course is fully catered starting with an evening meal on the Friday, and finishing with lunch on sunday. Please inform us of any dietary requirements, we're happy to cater to any needs.

  • Due the involved nature of this course, we don't feel its suitable to under 16 year olds (please ask if you have any questions)

  • Under 18's must be accompanied by a participating adult

  • Run in a beautiful Vast Woodland in north Sheffield. We'll send you exact directions with the booking pack.

  • Instructor: Jamie Dakota Assistant: Max Barnes