Friday, October 2, 2009

Fortune Bay Outdoor Skills Course

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from the Fortune Bay Expeditionary Team

Saturday, October 24th 8 am to 4 pm
Wittenbach/Wege Center in Lowell, Michigan.

The Outdoor Skills course is a collection of outdoor skills taught buy experienced expedition members in both a classroom and outdoor environment. Skills include gear selection and uses, knot tying, fire building, cooking, water treatment, shelters, compass and map reading, setting up camp, rope work (including rappelling, ascending, rope bridges, and tyrolean traverse). The course is designed for the outdoors person with basic skills and wishes to learn more advanced techniques. The intent of the course is to provide students with an introduction to techniques used on expeditions of the Fortune Bay Expeditionary Team.

The class is $45 per participant or $80 per two person team. Limit of 15 participants.

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