Practical Bushcraft Weekend for Young Members
18 November - 19 November
Putting up a fly as an emergency shelter. Making a bivvy in the bush. Bring an orienteering compass (Silva) and challenge yourself to complete the day and night courses. Bring a lightweight dinner to cook in your billies over your own little gas cookers. Enjoy the open fire – bring something delicious to cook on it-e.g. marshmallows, toast bread. Have a go at some pretend First Aid. Map reading (bring the topographical map of the Waitakeres if you have one or the Topo 50 map) Walk to the Mc Elwain lookout.
Based at the Bob Ussher Waitakere Hut, Anawhata Road