Outdoor Skills I

 

 

 

 

 

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

I.                     Duluth Pack 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Correctly packed, no loose gear

         Properly fit and adjusted

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

II.                   Campsite Selection 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Tent pad

         Cooking area/ group area

         Water access

         Sensitivity to trail and shoreline

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

III.                 Shelter 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Proper tent set-up and location

         Proper tarp set-up and location

         Knots: Taut-line hitch, bowline, clove hitch, VisKlamp, Fig. 8 on a bight

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

IV.                Stoves and Cooking 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Starting a stove

         Proper stove base

         Trouble shooting stove problems

         Food prep and packaging

         Proper menu (qty. and nutritional value)

         Clean up (bury extra food, clean all gear, clean away from camp/200ft from water)

         Baking desert using the cook set as a Dutch Oven.

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

V.                  Bear Bag 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Finding the correct tree

         Knots: Figure 8 on a bight, Bowline, Clove-hitch

         Pulley system set up correctly

         Correct distances (8; 6;3)

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

VI.                Canoeing Skills 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Lifting a Canoe (Portageing)

         Loading; Trimming; & Canoe Stability

         Strokes: J; Forward; Draw

         Canoe & Paddle Nomenclature

         Proper Canoe Care: Stable entry & exit; Avoid Bridging or banging rocks!

 

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

VII.              Navigation 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Map use

         Line of site travel on water

         Compass bearings

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

VIII.            Natural History 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Trees: Birch, White Pine, Balsam Fir, Red Pine, Jack Pine

         Beaver ecology and evidence

         Constellations

         Birds

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

IX.                LNT 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Noise pollution

         Visual disturbance

         Toilet cat holes, T.P., brushing teeth/toothpaste

         Disposal of food scraps

         Dish washing (ALL soaps at least 200ft. from water)

         Clean Camp

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

X.                  Body Maintenance 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Foot care

         Hydration

         Staying dry and warm

         Proper clothing

         Changing sleeping clothes

 

NoEffort Unprepared Gets By Prepared Well thought out

XI.                Follow Up 0 1 2 3 4

 

         Keeping track of gear around camp

         Keeping gear clean

         Leaving camp

         Repairing damaged gear

         Accounting for and putting away gear

 

 

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