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"The sun was beginning to set; the light was changing before my eyes. It was that time of day known as the golden hour, the light turning redder and softer. The last few people on the fells were making their way back down to the valley, perhaps looking forward to a thirst-quenching pint, and a warm by the fire in the pub. It was autumn time, and the temperature was beginning to drop, I pulled on another layer to protect myself against the cold. A raven squawked and circled above my head, my tent was pitched, I had some water on the boil and soon I would be alone in the fells, under the stars for the night"  Christy Miles

Wild Camping Experiences

A two-day, overnight adventure, based in the stunning Galloway Hills in beautiful south-west Scotland. Spend the morning at base camp looking at kit and equipment and, learning the basic campcraft skills necessary to head out into the wild for the night. In the afternoon, head out into the hills, learning map reading skills and navigation techniques. Strike-up camp in the evening, learning about wild camping law and how to have minimal impact on the environment, cook dinner and then spend the evening under canvas in the mountains. If the weather permits, stargazing and night navigation will most definitely be on the menu. Tent and rucksacks will be provided, any other kit will need to be bought by the individual (a kit list will be provided when booking)

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