in what bushcraft is all about? This four hour course will teach you
the basics of navigation, knife skills, knot tying, and
firelighting. Tools, survival kits, and backpacking gear will also be
discussed and demonstrated. We conclude by walking the trails to
identify and sample easily found wild foods. A great and affordable way
to increase your confidence in the woods and acquire a solid foundation
of wilderness skills. No food or drinks provided.
Portland location: TBD
Seattle location: Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlands Park
Bushcraft Northwest also offers private workshops for individuals, groups, and government agencies. Cost varies depending on group size and whether the course will be held at our location in Goldendale, WA or if we are traveling to your location. Please contact us via email or feel free to call (360) 606-1036 to find out more information.
Edged Tools: Learn
proper knife techniques which will increase the safety and functionality of
this most important tool. Knife sharpening and folding saws are
Navigation: How to use a compass and read natural signs (day and night) to get where you want to go. Orienteering compass recommended.
Edible Plants:Plants are an easy and reliable food source once the edible varieties can be positively identified.
Gear and Packs: From everyday carry items to full blown backpacks. Learn what we use and how we carry it.