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Man Tracking Level 1


Discover the ancient art of man tracking. This adventure will provide insight into the skills our ancestors used to survive and flourish. You will be taught by professional trackers who use their skills to assist law enforcement in lost person incidents. This is an intensive program, with moderate to strenuous off-trail hiking. No previous tracking experience required. 



  Tracks tell a story. What is this one saying to you?




Topics to include:

tracking tools what to carry and how to use each item

finding and interpreting signs of passage

tracking humans on various groundcovers 

tactics used in closing the time/distance gap

methods used in search and rescue

distinguishing animal from human tracks

identifying evasive behavior in the subject being tracked

tracking team security

aging sign

night tracking


Class Dates:            21-23 March 2014

Location:                Cumberland, Va.                

Cost:                      $125.00 (Primitive campsite included)


 Registration Information

This  program requires pre-registration.  Space is limited and programs fill quickly. We reserve the right to cancel any program with insufficient registrations, in which case, all payments will be refunded.  On occasion, due to bad weather , we may change the agenda of the program rather than cancel the class. Cancellations could occur in the event of severe weather, but we try to run programs rain or shine.



NO Illegal Drugs.  No Alcohol during class.   No Video Cameras.   

Wilderness Discovery reserves the right to exclude individuals who are not qualified for this class.


Please feel free to contact us for more information.


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