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Mountain Navigation Course (L2 EST Framework)

Mountain Navigation Course (L2 EST Framework)

Mountain Navigation course in Snowdonia with outdoor training specialists Original Outdoors. A Level 2 EST Framework course. Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Woodcrafter Course

Woodcrafter Course

Two-day bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales. A Level 1 EST Framework Course. Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Woodcrafter Course

Woodcrafter Course

Two-day bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales. A Level 1 EST Framework Course. Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and

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Mountain Navigation Course (L2 EST Framework)

Mountain Navigation Course (L2 EST Framework)

Mountain Navigation course in Snowdonia with outdoor training specialists Original Outdoors. A Level 2 EST Framework course. Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain

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L1 Forest Survival Course

L1 Forest Survival Course

Two-day forest-environment survival course held in North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal development.

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Coastal Foraging Walk

Coastal Foraging Walk

Coastal Foraging Walk with an experienced forager in North Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal

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Night Navigation Course

Night Navigation Course

Night and poor-visibility navigation training course in North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course (Fully Booked)

Foraging and Wild Foods Course (Fully Booked)

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Natural Navigation Course

Natural Navigation Course

One-day natural and instinctive navigation course in North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course (Fully Booked)

Foraging and Wild Foods Course (Fully Booked)

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Bushcraft Basics Course

Bushcraft Basics Course

One-day basic bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal

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L1 Search Tracking Technician Course (Volunteers only)

L1 Search Tracking Technician Course (Volunteers only)

Level One Search Tracking Technician Course. Only open to members of volunteer SAR organisations. Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR

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COURSE REPORT: Woodcrafter Course July 2018

COURSE REPORT: Woodcrafter Course July 2018

Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal development. He has also worked with international restaurants and chefs

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Woodcrafter Course

Woodcrafter Course

Two-day bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal development.

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Coastal Foraging Walk

Coastal Foraging Walk

Coastal Foraging Walk with an experienced forager in North Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal

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L1 Search Operations Technician Course (Volunteers only)

L1 Search Operations Technician Course (Volunteers only)

Level One Search Operations Technician Course. Only open to members of volunteer SAR organisations. Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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Coastal Foraging Walk

Coastal Foraging Walk

Coastal Foraging Walk with an experienced forager in North Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal

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Natural Navigation Course

Natural Navigation Course

One-day natural and instinctive navigation course in North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal

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Course report – Wild Camping Weekend June 2018

Course report – Wild Camping Weekend June 2018

Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal development. He has also worked with international restaurants and chefs

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Mountain Wild Camping Course

Mountain Wild Camping Course

Two-day guided mountain wild camping course in Snowdonia Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching and personal development. He

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Why tracking doesn’t work for misper SAR in the UK

Why tracking doesn’t work for misper SAR in the UK

Here we go… this post will attract a minimum of two types of response:

1. “you don’t know what you’re talking about, if your skills were as good as mine you could follow a flea across a glacier”
2. “tracking is too slow/doesn’t work/is overrated”

Well, quite.

Both views have some validity, and that’s the point of this post.

Tracking, within the context of SAR/non-combat scenarios, is often represented by evangelists who want to present tracking as a panacea to locating any human OR by those who have sworn off it having tried the techniques (sold to them on a course) on a live operation and found that it just slows everything down and eats up resources. Each side will defend their own hilltop to the last man – neither attitude being actually that helpful to achieving the end goa Continue reading

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Foraging and Wild Foods Course

Foraging and Wild Foods Course

One-day foraging course in the woods and fields of North East Wales Richard PrideauxRichard Prideaux is a partner of Original Outdoors and our lead instructor. For more than a decade he has worked in outdoor education, expedition leadership, safety and management, mountain rescue and SAR and coaching

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