Winter Woodland

Running courses in Scotland gives us the added edge of being able to run courses in the snow.  During the winter months theres always snow to be found if you…

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SIA Field Assesment

SIA Field Assesment That time of the year again…Over to the west coast and Ardnamurchan Peninsula for the SIA Field assessment.  This final exercise is a test of candidates all…

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Still Sitting on the Fence?

Dates are up for Survival Training in October, This year we will be running a combined course up in the NW of Scotland. Taking complete beginners all the way up…

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Paddling Expedition Report

Possible the finest paddling expedition in Scotland?  Loch Shionasaig, Veyatie and Fionn Loch with access to Scotlands most iconic hills Stac Polly, Suilven, Cul Mor and Canisp. The course ran…

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Camelbak venture and the West highland Way Ultra Marathon

Few races conjure up feelings of endurance, suffering, scenery second to none and pain both physical and mental. The race itself has a loyal following unlike any other race family…

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Survival AWare

Survival AWare or SAW course is running on the 15th to the 16th of June, by Backcountry Survival and North Ridge Adventures. This two day and an overnight bivouac is…

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Family Wilderness Trip

Family Wilderness Trip Seems like the summer will soon be upon us. Why not spend a few days with us over the holidays? BCS can tailor packages in multi environments,…

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Training Course Report 29th April -1st May

The Survival Group Leader Monday 29th April saw the start of the first ever SGL course – and what a course it was! We met the candidates down at the Alvie…

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Survival Group Leader And Instructor Course

Survival Group Leader And Instructor Course A hugely successful STAS training course ran last week with candidates from the UK and EU in attendance. The course was run in the Monaidlaith as well…

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