The Wanderlust Women

A weekend of camping and expedition skills in the Lake District

  • 210 British pounds
  • Bays Brown campsite, Langdale Valley

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This is for members of The Wanderlust Women, a fun filled camping weekend. We will be learning a range of skills from camping, camp craft, planning and navigation to cooking on a stove and picking the best route in the mountains. Friday This weekend begins on Friday evening, we'll meet at a campsite (from 1930) and get to know each other around a fire. We'll set up camp and give you lots of tips and tricks to make sure you're comfortable and cosy in your tent. Saturday Saturday will look at how to pack an expedition rucksack, what to take with us, what and how to cook, navigation, making a route card and planning. We will then be off for our exciting wild camp in a remote part of the Lake District. Sunday Sunday we will pack up our camp and navigate out of the mountains using all the skills we've learnt. We should be back at the cars by lunchtime, ready to sort out our kit and head home. What additional things will we be learning? What food to take with you/how to cook/cooking on a stove How to make you water safe to drink when out How to bathroom outside and deal with peeing, pooing periods Picking a good camp spot - what do you need to consider? Environmental considerations and responsibility Problem solving - what do we do when things don't go to plan? What do I need to bring? Hat Gloves (minimum 2 pairs) 3 x base layers 2 x fleeces Waterproof jacket Waterproof trousers Walking boots Head torch (and spare batteries) Rucksack (minimum 50L) Re-useable1 litre water bottle Overnight bag (pajamas, comfortable warm indoor clothes) Toiletries Personal medication Sleeping bag Travel prayer mat What's included? Tent Sleeping mat Maps Compass Delicious food - plenty of choices (vegetarian food that can easily be made vegan, gluten free, halal or dairy free). Camping fees for the first night A 30 minute zoom call the week before to talk about what to expect, food requirements and to answer any questions, queries or concerns. This will be on the evening of 6th June. If you don't have any of the above, please email in advance to borrow any equipment. Where will we meet and how to get here? It is your responsibility to get to and from the weekends events. Otherwise the nearest train station is Oxenholme The Lake District (near Kendal), lift sharing can be arranged.

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Kendal, UK