Primal Highlander Survival Skills

Come and learn the ways of our Highlander ancestors. From surviving in mountainous conditions and wild forests to hunting and fighting styles, our Highland ancestors were masters of self-resilience.

Primal Highlander Survival Skills

  • DURATION
    Three days
  • LOCATION
    Cairngorm National Park
  • GROUP SIZE
    Up to 10 people
  • ACCOMMODATION
    On-site
  • ANNUAL LEAVE
    One day
  • DIFFICULTY
    Intermediate

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About this course

Our Primal Highlander Survival course is the first of its kind in the UK. On this course we will look into the history of our Highland ancestors and learn the practical skills they used to survive in the harsh Scottish environment. From clothing to foraging, Gaelic plant name and uses, food preparation, weapons, archery and fighting styles and much more.

There will be 2 overnight camps on this course. The course starts on 9.30am on day 1, and ends around 1pm on day 3. On receipt of booking, location and course details will be sent out.

Join us in 2020 as we bring history to life in the stunning Cairngorm mountains.

What you need to know

What's included

All equipment.
All meals.
Tasty hot beverages throughout the day.
The principles of survival, and survival mindset.
Fire lighting using Friction and other methods.
Improvised shelter building.
Wild foods, flora, and fauna.
Improvised cooking methods.
An appreciation of Highland Survival

What's not included

All equipment will be provided for this course.

Depending on weather, it's sensible to come in clothes suitable for possibly wet and muddy conditions.

Kit List

All equipment will be provided for this course.

Depending on weather, it's sensible to come in clothes suitable for possibly wet and muddy conditions.

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Why  Primal?

Epic adventures

Build confidence in your own survival skills in a fun and safe environment

Experienced Experts

We work to the highest standards of safety and professionalism

Stories to remember

Take home memories and a renewed appreciation for the outdoors