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Contour Map Workshop

Contour Map Workshop

A mountain navigation workshop using special maps that ONLY feature contour lines – nothing else!

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Night Navigation Course

Night Navigation Course

Night and poor-visibility navigation training course in North East Wales with experienced instructors.

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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.

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Skills Development Weekend

Skills Development Weekend

An opportunity to practice personal skills in a realistic environment with instructors available nearby.

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Contour Map Workshop

Contour Map Workshop

A mountain navigation workshop using special maps that ONLY feature contour lines – nothing else!

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Night Navigation Course

Night Navigation Course

Night and poor-visibility navigation training course in North East Wales with experienced instructors.

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Bushcraft Basics Course

Bushcraft Basics Course

One-day basic bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales

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The Woodmaster Course

The Woodmaster Course

A 4-day more advanced bushcraft and woodland campcraft course in North Wales. A Level 2 EST Framework course.

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Natural Navigation Course

Natural Navigation Course

One-day natural and instinctive navigation course in North East Wales, navigating across the landscape WITHOUT map or compass. A Level One EST Framework Course.

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Woodcrafter Course

Woodcrafter Course

Two-day bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales. A Level 1 EST Framework Course.

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Contour Map Workshop

Contour Map Workshop

A mountain navigation workshop using special maps that ONLY feature contour lines – nothing else!

Read more...

Bushcraft Basics Course

Bushcraft Basics Course

One-day basic bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales

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Natural Navigation Course

Natural Navigation Course

One-day natural and instinctive navigation course in North East Wales, navigating across the landscape WITHOUT map or compass. A Level One EST Framework Course.

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Mountain Wild Camping Course

Mountain Wild Camping Course

A guided mountain wild camping weekend course in the mountains of Snowdonia. A Level One EST Framework course.

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Skills Development Weekend

Skills Development Weekend

An opportunity to practice personal skills in a realistic environment with instructors available nearby.

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Contour Map Workshop

Contour Map Workshop

A mountain navigation workshop using special maps that ONLY feature contour lines – nothing else!

Read more...

Night Navigation Course

Night Navigation Course

Night and poor-visibility navigation training course in North East Wales with experienced instructors.

Read more...

Bushcraft Basics Course

Bushcraft Basics Course

One-day basic bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales

Read more...

The Woodmaster Course

The Woodmaster Course

A 4-day more advanced bushcraft and woodland campcraft course in North Wales. A Level 2 EST Framework course.

Read more...

Natural Navigation Course

Natural Navigation Course

One-day natural and instinctive navigation course in North East Wales, navigating across the landscape WITHOUT map or compass.. A Level One EST Framework Course.

Read more...

Woodcrafter Course

Woodcrafter Course

Two-day bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales. A Level 1 EST Framework Course.

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Night Navigation Course

Night Navigation Course

Night and poor-visibility navigation training course in North East Wales with experienced instructors.

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Contour Map Workshop

Contour Map Workshop

A mountain navigation workshop using special maps that ONLY feature contour lines – nothing else!

Read more...

Bushcraft Basics Course

Bushcraft Basics Course

One-day basic bushcraft and campcraft course in North East Wales

Read more...

Skills Development Weekend

Skills Development Weekend

An opportunity to practice personal skills in a realistic environment with instructors available nearby.

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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.

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Night Navigation Course

Night Navigation Course

Night and poor-visibility navigation training course in North East Wales with experienced instructors.

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Skills Development Weekend

Skills Development Weekend

An opportunity to practice personal skills in a realistic environment with instructors available nearby.

Read more...

The Six-Bundle Fire Lay

The Six-Bundle Fire Lay

This fire lay requires six bundles of dry, straight dead wood and a good ignition source. It relies on good airflow at the beginning, and the fire lay ‘collapsing’ in on itself in the later stages to ensure a good bed of coals and ash to cook over.

It is also a good option for making a ‘One Match Fire’. Continue reading

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Extreme Low Tide Foraging – How to find the lowest tides

Extreme Low Tide Foraging – How to find the lowest tides

Extreme Low Tide foraging is becoming popular and one of the increasingly common requests we get for a private coastal foraging course over here in North Wales. It’s easy to understand why – when all of the most interesting and edible parts of the beach are under the water for part of every day then there’s a lot more to see when the water has retreated to its lowest point.
The UK is home to one of the biggest tidal ranges in the world – the Severn Estuary can have a difference of as much as 15m (49ft). The tidal range of one particular spot can be dependent on several factors, ranging from the shape of the bay, inlet or estuary where the range is being measured to the underwater geology and topography, and even the direction it is facing relative to the prevailing winds. Continue reading

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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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