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The snow has finally arrived (in North Wales)…

The snow has finally arrived (in North Wales)…

After the last couple of years we have been lulled into a false sense of entitlement when it comes to snow and ‘proper winters’. 2009-2010 saw some real snowfall on the mountain across the U.K., with Snowdonia seeing several feet at times and most of the ice

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What does a bushcraft instructor do out of season?

What does a bushcraft instructor do out of season?

Most of our bushcraft courses are held in the warmer months, from March to October. So what do I do when not teaching clients to light fires, build shelters and generally have fun in the woods? Well the website always needs updating somewhere or other, we are

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2012 Bushcraft Courses in North Wales

2012 Bushcraft Courses in North Wales

We’ve been as busy as a flock of fieldfares putting the finishing touches to our 2012 Bushcraft Courses, and we are already taking bookings for next Summer!  We split our courses into three distinct types: One Day Bushcraft Taster Sessions Two-Day Bushcraft Discovery Sessions The Woodland Living Course

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Review of the 2011 Summer

Review of the 2011 Summer

That was a busy summer then! With the early spring heat the whole season was moved forward by about 3 -4 weeks. The trees were in full leaf by the end of March, new shoots were maturing by June and the leaves started to turn in August.

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Top Ten Tips for getting out more often

Top Ten Tips for getting out more often

Top Ten Tips For getting out into the hills more often… We’ve all been there – we love the outdoors, we love getting muddy and seeing what is around the next bend in the oath, but we’re also human. Sometimes we just can’t find the enthusiasm for

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Top Ten Tips for the National Three Peaks Challenge

Top Ten Tips for the National Three Peaks Challenge

Top Ten Tips For the National Three Peaks Challenge… The National Three Peaks challenge, climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon back-to-back in under 24 hours, has become one of the most popular mountain challenges in the U.K. Although most complete the challenge succesfully, the event itself

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Something medical for the weekend…

Something medical for the weekend…

Have you ever had an experience where you felt too old and too stupid at the same time? I had mine this weekend when I was one of the instructors helping NEWSAR with a course they were running for the Wilderness Medicine Society students from Manchester School of

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Y Rhinogau (now without the big bits)

Y Rhinogau (now without the big bits)

Last weekend I had a rare day of not being busy with Navigation Courses, Guided walks or Mountain Rescue… so what did I do? I went for a walk in the mountains 🙂 The mountain range that separates Trawsfynydd and Dolgellau from Llanbedr and Harlech is like a

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The woodland clearances

The woodland clearances

Saturday saw us attacking the second piece of woodland I mentioned in the previous post. It’s a lovely bit of mixed beech, hazel ash and alder woodland on a steep-ish hillside not too far from the Original Outdoors offices. It’s also in need of some serious TLC

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Original Outdoors is an established outdoor activity and training provider in North Wales.
We are passionate about the outdoors and share this through our training courses, activity days activity days and outdoor services.

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