1 Day Navigation & Bushcraft Course

This is a 1 day bushcraft and navigation course.

1 Day Navigation Bushcraft course
1 Day Navigation Bushcraft course

This is an one day introductory level bushcraft and navigation course that focuses on trip planning, equipment section, personal safety, emergency communications and navigation using a map and compass.

This is a popular course for people planning on embarking on day walks, multi tramps/hikes or hunters looking for some navigation skills in the New Zealand outdoors.

 

Course Location

 This course is delivered  in the Craigieburn Forest Park near Castle Hill Village Village. We meet at 8am in Darfield (approx 40 mins from Christchurch). From darfield we drive into the hills and onto our course location parking at Texas flats, Mt Cheeseman.

See map of course delivery  location

See map of meeting location

 

TRAVELLING FROM OUT OF TOWN?

Lots of people travel to attend our navigation and bushcraft courses and we like to make it easy. We off a free pick up/drop off service for people for people traveling from out of town from the airport and Christchurch city centre accommodation. Talk to one of our friendly team about our pick-up/drop off service.

 

WHAT GEAR WILL I NEED FOR THIS COURSE?

Just your backpack, your normal tramping/hiking clothing, a compass and some food. We will send you a detailed gear list once your booking has been processed.

If  you not sure you have everything you need for the course, no need to stress. We have all the gear and equipment  available for you to hire. Just add a note to your booking or give us a call to organize your gear rental in advance.

 

WHEN IS THE THE NEXT COURSE?

Navigation and bushcraft courses run from October to May.  visit our Course Calendar for scheduled course dates. Custom courses and private training can be arranged on alternative dates by request.

 

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PRICE: $229.00*

 

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An excellent day, very helpful”-  Sally Gallespie, Auckland

“Great training- it re-confirmed what we’re doing well and provided some critical new skills” – Jane Robberson, South Canterbury


 

Bushcraft and Navigation Course highlights

Reading Topographic maps (NZ topo50)

1 day Navigation and Bushcraft Course
  • colors and symbols
  • scale and distance
  • orientating a map using features
  • 6 figure grid references

Interpreting contour features

    • Ridges
    • Spurs
    • gullies
    • valleys
    •  saddles
    • highpoints

 

Using a compass

  • finding north

    Navigation Bushcraft course
    1 Day Navigation Bushcraft course
  • Orientating map with compass
  • Follow a compass bearing

Clothing & Equipment selection

  • packs
  • Boots,
  • walking poles,
  • Personal clothing

Emergency communications

Using a GPS/Smart phone GPS

 

 

*Advertised price is the early bird discounted price.


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Navigation and bushcraft courses run from October to May.  visit our Course Calendar for scheduled course dates. Custom courses and private training can be arranged  on alternative dates by request.

 

PRICE: $229.00*

 

Book Now

 


Contact us today

 

Phone: +64 3 329 9076                                Email: admin@oenz.co.nz