Raven Wilderness School
May 20-21, June 17-18, July 15-16, August 19-20
2 Day Class / Overnight
In this two day class we will cover all of the following topics in depth to give you the best techniques when it comes to your wilderness survival and bushcraft skills.
*Prerequisite Bushcraft Level 1*
We will review fire construction and use of the fire steel from the previous level I class. Then move to the bow drill friction fire method. Which is where we will spend the bulk of day two on this subject. Learning about locating the correct wood, all components of the bow drill as well as your best to find fire components to give you the best chance of success for bow drill.
After discussing basic tarp shelters learned previously in Level 1, we will dive deep into short & long term natural shelter, plus using a heat source for each type of shelter, strong structuring of your shelter, bedding, natural rain cover and quick natural shelters.
We will discuss further into water purification, discuss boiling tempatures, purification methods, locating and no bottling methods.
KNOTS & LASHINGS
We will review knots learned in Level I, then discuss other uses for these knots.
KNIFE / AXE / SAW
After a safety talk we will get into more advanced techniques like, properly felling a tree, safe saw use, knife techniques and maintenance.