This course teaches the individual skill sets of the Tracker and each individual will be evaluated and rated amongst their peers. This course is designed to provide an introduction to tracking as it applies to personal safety, sensory awareness, protection of property and livestock, border ops, search and rescue, fugitive recovery, intelligence collection, anti poaching/anti dumping, and recovery of highly evasive individuals who seek escape and refuge in our nations wild lands. Subsequently you will leave with a deeper understanding of how focusing our senses can enrich our personal and professional lives.
Minimum Equipment: Note Taking Equipment; Camera; Hiking Boots; Outdoor Clothing (pants & long sleeves recommended); Day Pack; 100oz Water Capacity; Gloves; Snacks; eye protection, measuring tape.
What you will learn:
- How to evaluate tracks and impressions
- How to determine precise directions of travel
- Individual tactical movement
- Enhanced sensory awareness
- How to manipulate terrain in your favor
Follow on course recommended: Grayside Hunter