19 November 2016

Last Training Courses Of 2016

As the end of 2016 approaches here are our last few training courses for this year:

Bushcraft Skills 1 : 3rd & 4th Dec
Killarney : €250pp

Mountain Skills 2 : 10th & 11th Dec
Killarney : €170pp

Mountain Skills 1 : 17th & 18th Dec
Killarney : €170pp

We also have some availability for any bespoke private training or guided sea kayaking, so please do get in touch if this is of interest to you. Thanks, Nathan
+353 (0) 86 860 45 63

11 November 2016

Safe System For Rock Climbing

Here's a simple communication and test system for safe climbing; whether you are bottom roping, top roping or leading.

Tied In & Climber On Belay - Then:
1. System Tight
2. Personal Check (Start Top With Helmet & Work Downward)
3. Buddy Check (Especially Checking Your Partner's Carabiners & Knots)
4. Call Of 'Climb When Ready'
5. Call Of 'Climbing'

6. While Climbing 'Slack' Or 'Take In' Are The Two Calls To Use
7. Use Your Partner's Name Before A Call In Windy/Noisy/Busy Conditions, To Get Their Attention

8 November 2016

Mountain Skills 1 - Wicklow - 19th & 20th Nov

Our next Mountain Skills 1 Course is this Sat 19th & Sun 20th Nov in Laragh/Glendalough, Wicklow. Price is €170 per person and the course runs 930am - 530pm. I have a couple of places left available for this course. This link will give you an idea of what we are covering: http://www.outdoorsireland.com/resources.php.

To book please get in touch on 086 860 45 63 or info@outdoorsireland.com. Thanks, Nathan - Outdoors Ireland

3 November 2016

Bushcraft Skills 1 & Bushcraft Skills 2 Syllabus

Bushcraft Skills 1 Syllabus : Two-Day Course With Overnight

Bushcraft V Survival
Bushcraft Circle
Survival Pyramid
Rule Of Three
Order Of Priority
Survival Kit

Efficient Movement
Leave No Trace
Resource Considerations
Water Considerations
Toilet Considerations
Knife Skills
Debris Shelter
Temporary Shelter
Fire Building
Fire Cooking
Water Sterilization
Wood Ash Uses
Wood Charcoal Uses
Pine Tree Uses
Sphagnum Moss Uses
Wild Foraging

Bushcraft Skills 2 Syllabus : Two-Day Course With Overnight

Camp Setup
Fire Building
Fire Pyramid Lay
Fire Horizontal Lay
Fire Star Lay
Fire Cooking
Fire Tripod
Pot Hook
Pot Hanger
Tarp Shelter
Swamp Fire
Swamp Shelter
Lean To Shelter

Click Here To See Our Bushcraft Skills Resources