Every year hikers, climbers and outdoor enthusiasts get into difficulty, either through their own mistakes, weather, injury or another event. Thankfully most survive because of training, experience, having the right equipment, knowing how to use it and knowing how to raise the alarm and get help.

The importance of training cannot be ignored and basics skills such as navigation, how to seek or build shelter, water treatment, fire lighting and management, raising the alarm, casualty management and first aid should be at the top of all outdoor enthusiasts list of skills to learn along with equipment selection and how to use it.

At Caradoc Outdoor Skills this simple approach is taken and applied to any survival situation Stop, Evaluate, Plan, Execution, FlexibilitySEPEF