BASIC COI CUSTOMIZATIONS

Add These Skills To Your 3 Day Basic Package For Additional Adventure Customization

Hiking

 BASIC LAND NAVIGATION

What no cell towers in the woods?
GPS batteries die? Say it ain't so. What now?

You will learn what to do when technology fails, and it does.
Understand topographic maps and find your way with a compass.
Upon conclusion you will be able to read terrain from contour lines, find your location on a map, understand declination, measure distance, use MGRS and Latitude Longitude readings to identify your position.

Demonstrate your ability on a map and compass course. After this, GPS navigation is easy. You'll have confidence to go beyond cell tower coverage and outrun GPS batteries.

 BASIC BACKPACKING

Included in 3 Day Basic

Learn to live out of your backpack, carry only what you need.

 

Basic Backpacking is included in the 3 Day Baseline Package unless the low intensity Glamping Customization is selected.  

We take the show on the road, foot patrol and ruck hump ( no, get your mind out of the gutter ). This is military style backpacking/hiking. Streamline your load-out, minimize weight and choose your gear accordingly.

Basic Hiking and Backpacking Topics: Boots, Packs, Clothing, Hiking Poles, Hydration, Route Planning, Basic Map and Compass, Load, Balance and How to Live Out of Your Pack.

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 BASIC CLIMBING

Climbing Fundamentals for Sport Routes and Rapel/Belay Applications

We will learn the essential climbing knots and gear in application to vertical ascent and decent and how to defeat gravity (rapid deceleration) in sport climbing.
Basic Climbing Topics:
Knots for Climbing
Ropes
Harnesses
Shoes
Gear (carabiners, slings, quickdraws, belay devices, etc..)
Protection Overview
Rope Management
Rappel/Belay
Anchor Basics

 BASIC FISHING

Teach a man or woman to fish...

Fly fishing or Spin-cast techniques.
From kayak, shore or banks,
we'll select a location suitable for some fishing to accompany your adventure.
Fishing guaranteed, catching is not but we'll do our best!

Applicable additional licensing and fee may be required. We'll advise and steer you through the process.

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 BASIC MARITIME OPS

Maritime Operations, Navigate by Kayak and other Watercraft

Paddle the coast or inland waterways. Understand tides and currents or read a river.

Waterproof and pack out gear for travel on the water and balance your boat.

Don your PFD's, be prepared to get wet and get back in the boat when you do.

RESILIENCY TRAINING

NEW for 2022!!!

Do you have the skills to be self reliant when it matters?

Not quite sure? 

SOF Adventures Guides are here to help.

We'll set up courses to test and challenge your independent decision making and survival skills.

Bad decisions are costly in moments of crisis. Stay calm, we won't let you get eaten or too lost.

IN DEVELOPMENT

We are constantly working additional options based on customer interest.

4x4 Overland Mobility

Mountain Bike Adventure Touring

More to follow....

Mountain Bikers

ADDITIONAL INFO:

 

Mastery of Knowledge, Skills and Ability is challenged in a culmination scenario for each COI.

Skills above are (+) in addition to the required 3 Day Baseline Package. All skill upgrades are added to the 3 Day Baseline Package to customize your adventure. Addition of more than one focused skill may require an additional day in order to cover all the instruction.

Contact us below for booking details once your team of at least 6 is formed and you have some rough dates figured out for the group.

SEE YOU OUT THERE....

Contact us to discuss your adventure planning

chief@sofadventures.com

(610) 412-5276

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