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21st Century Longhunter Class - Ohio

21st Century Longhunter

4 days, 3 nights

Limited to 12 students

Age Requirement: Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Scope:
This course is well beyond what is taught within the basic Survival or Bushcraft
Series at the School. It is a specialized course only for those who wish to learn
Camping and Movement as well as Hunting and Trapping the way our
Forefathers accomplished it with a modern twist on gear the closely replicates
the past. We will learn to use modern Firearms in traditional Manner, loading our
shells and making varied ammunition on the fly. We will also discuss replication
of Age old techniques using gear selected from the last 200 years to create the
perfect Modern Longhunter’s woodland kit and accoutrements. This course will
also be a prelude to a FREE INVITE only hunting and Trapping Camp later in the
year.

Students taking this course should have taken and graduated at least the
Intermediate Core Survival Series Class.


Subjects to be covered

  • IFAK Must haves for Hunting and Trapping Improvised Clotting agents from the landscape
  • Charcoal and Ash uses for FA and Hygiene
  • Building a viable Bedroll system and ways to carry them without conveyance.
  • Pack Baskets and Dry Bags
  • Bed Sleeve applications for multiple Camp Sets
  • Foul Weather Shelters Configurations using Tarps
  • Camp Cooking Gear that will be Multifunctional and Light weight
  • Food Stores to carry and Woodsman’s Pantry System
  • Safe Storage and Processing of Game and Fish
  • Introduction to woodland Fungi
  • Fire Starting in sustainable fashion by building a Tinder Box and Flint and Steel use
  • Types of Fire Lays and Pits for Multiple Shelter scenarios in any weather
  • Building Cook Fires and Fire Management Practices
  • Rub Cloth
  • Using Topo Maps to Identify Hunting and Trapping areas
  • Scouting and Recording for additional map information
  • Advantages of Shotguns over rifles for Meat acquisition.
  • Long gun Safety and Shotgun Anatomy..Take Down, Cleaning, Chokes, etc…
  • Using a SS 12GA as a Modern Muzzleloader (Spent Shells and Inserts)
  • Simple reloading and how to improvise with common tools
  • Types of Powder and Load Parameters
  • Making Black Powder with common materials
  • Reloading 12 Gauge Shells in the Field
  • Creating Round Ball from Shot over a Camp fire
  • Micro Steel Trap theory and small game trapping
  • Types of traps vs weight without conveyance
  • Using Body Grip Traps for Fishing
  • Improvised Fishing, Hobo fishing, Drop Lines, traps, and Gigs
  • Modern Gig Benefits vs weight and functional uses for a steel gig.
  • Improvised Dip Nets and Seins
  • Improvised Jigs and Lures

Suggested Kit Per Man

  • 1 CAT and I Pressure Bandage
  • Fixed Blade Knife and Folder
  • Folding Saw and Hatchet
  • 10x10 Oil Cloth Tarp or 2 6x8 OC Tarps
  • Queen Wool Blanket
  • Sleeping Pad NON Inflatable
  • Pillow Case or Sack Cloth
  • Pack Basket 20” Min
  • 30-35 Ltr Dry Bag
  • Canteen and Cup set NOT Bottle (Gen 2 Cup if Available) Separate Carry
  • System like a Kit Bag
  • Utensils for eating
  • Skillet min 6” up t0 8” Carbon or SS
  • Woodsman’s Pantry (Empty)
  • Muslin Bag for Root Vegetables
  • Haversack
  • Large Shemagh
  • Snipers Veil
  • Flint and Steel Kit with Mag Lens
  • Sunnto MC2 Compass
  • Note Book and Pencils
  • Map Protractor PF Scale 1-10,000
  • 30’ Ridgeline (Pre set)
  • 100’ Bank Line
  • 50’ 516” Braided Nylon Rope
  • 1 #110 Conibear
  • 1 Steel Frog/Fish Gig
  • Package of Assorted Split Shot
  • Package of small hooks #8-12
  • Roll of 6-8# Test Monofiliment
  • 1 SS 12GA (MUST BE SINGLE SHOT BREAK OPEN)
  • Extra undergarments
  • Outer Wear (Rain)
  • Clothing Appropriate for weather and Personal Med/Hygiene Items

***ALL AMMUNITION AND RELOADING SUPPLIES WILL BE AVAILABLE DO
NOT BRING ANY
****Fishing License required for this course. Hunting and Trapping for the Winter
Invite.

NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO ORDER GEAR FROM SELF RELIANCE OUTFITTERS YOU MUST DO SO NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO CLASS TO ENSURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR GEAR. ORDERS CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO THE SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR PICK UP.

Disclaimer:
Please make sure you take all gear with you at the end of the class. If gear is left behind, we will not be able to ship it to you, and will be considered abandoned. 

Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be no camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the classes conclude.

Each class is instructed by highly trained and professional outdoor/wilderness instructors. Each instructor teaches the Pathfinder School system and is authorized by Dave Canterbury. Instructors, including Dave Canterbury, can vary class to class.

All students must read, agree, and sign a Liability Waiver and Release form for the Pathfinder School LLC and the venue prior to attending the course. This can be signed brought to the course/event and given to staff upon arrival. No student will attend training/event without the complete form being on file. Please note we do not share this information with anyone.

Click here for the Pathfinder School Liability Waiver and Release. 

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21st Century Longhunter Class - Ohio

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21st Century Longhunter

4 days, 3 nights

Limited to 12 students

Age Requirement: Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Scope:
This course is well beyond what is taught within the basic Survival or Bushcraft
Series at the School. It is a specialized course only for those who wish to learn
Camping and Movement as well as Hunting and Trapping the way our
Forefathers accomplished it with a modern twist on gear the closely replicates
the past. We will learn to use modern Firearms in traditional Manner, loading our
shells and making varied ammunition on the fly. We will also discuss replication
of Age old techniques using gear selected from the last 200 years to create the
perfect Modern Longhunter’s woodland kit and accoutrements. This course will
also be a prelude to a FREE INVITE only hunting and Trapping Camp later in the
year.

Students taking this course should have taken and graduated at least the
Intermediate Core Survival Series Class.


Subjects to be covered

  • IFAK Must haves for Hunting and Trapping Improvised Clotting agents from the landscape
  • Charcoal and Ash uses for FA and Hygiene
  • Building a viable Bedroll system and ways to carry them without conveyance.
  • Pack Baskets and Dry Bags
  • Bed Sleeve applications for multiple Camp Sets
  • Foul Weather Shelters Configurations using Tarps
  • Camp Cooking Gear that will be Multifunctional and Light weight
  • Food Stores to carry and Woodsman’s Pantry System
  • Safe Storage and Processing of Game and Fish
  • Introduction to woodland Fungi
  • Fire Starting in sustainable fashion by building a Tinder Box and Flint and Steel use
  • Types of Fire Lays and Pits for Multiple Shelter scenarios in any weather
  • Building Cook Fires and Fire Management Practices
  • Rub Cloth
  • Using Topo Maps to Identify Hunting and Trapping areas
  • Scouting and Recording for additional map information
  • Advantages of Shotguns over rifles for Meat acquisition.
  • Long gun Safety and Shotgun Anatomy..Take Down, Cleaning, Chokes, etc…
  • Using a SS 12GA as a Modern Muzzleloader (Spent Shells and Inserts)
  • Simple reloading and how to improvise with common tools
  • Types of Powder and Load Parameters
  • Making Black Powder with common materials
  • Reloading 12 Gauge Shells in the Field
  • Creating Round Ball from Shot over a Camp fire
  • Micro Steel Trap theory and small game trapping
  • Types of traps vs weight without conveyance
  • Using Body Grip Traps for Fishing
  • Improvised Fishing, Hobo fishing, Drop Lines, traps, and Gigs
  • Modern Gig Benefits vs weight and functional uses for a steel gig.
  • Improvised Dip Nets and Seins
  • Improvised Jigs and Lures

Suggested Kit Per Man

  • 1 CAT and I Pressure Bandage
  • Fixed Blade Knife and Folder
  • Folding Saw and Hatchet
  • 10x10 Oil Cloth Tarp or 2 6x8 OC Tarps
  • Queen Wool Blanket
  • Sleeping Pad NON Inflatable
  • Pillow Case or Sack Cloth
  • Pack Basket 20” Min
  • 30-35 Ltr Dry Bag
  • Canteen and Cup set NOT Bottle (Gen 2 Cup if Available) Separate Carry
  • System like a Kit Bag
  • Utensils for eating
  • Skillet min 6” up t0 8” Carbon or SS
  • Woodsman’s Pantry (Empty)
  • Muslin Bag for Root Vegetables
  • Haversack
  • Large Shemagh
  • Snipers Veil
  • Flint and Steel Kit with Mag Lens
  • Sunnto MC2 Compass
  • Note Book and Pencils
  • Map Protractor PF Scale 1-10,000
  • 30’ Ridgeline (Pre set)
  • 100’ Bank Line
  • 50’ 516” Braided Nylon Rope
  • 1 #110 Conibear
  • 1 Steel Frog/Fish Gig
  • Package of Assorted Split Shot
  • Package of small hooks #8-12
  • Roll of 6-8# Test Monofiliment
  • 1 SS 12GA (MUST BE SINGLE SHOT BREAK OPEN)
  • Extra undergarments
  • Outer Wear (Rain)
  • Clothing Appropriate for weather and Personal Med/Hygiene Items

***ALL AMMUNITION AND RELOADING SUPPLIES WILL BE AVAILABLE DO
NOT BRING ANY
****Fishing License required for this course. Hunting and Trapping for the Winter
Invite.

NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO ORDER GEAR FROM SELF RELIANCE OUTFITTERS YOU MUST DO SO NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO CLASS TO ENSURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR GEAR. ORDERS CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO THE SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR PICK UP.

Disclaimer:
Please make sure you take all gear with you at the end of the class. If gear is left behind, we will not be able to ship it to you, and will be considered abandoned. 

Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be no camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the classes conclude.

Each class is instructed by highly trained and professional outdoor/wilderness instructors. Each instructor teaches the Pathfinder School system and is authorized by Dave Canterbury. Instructors, including Dave Canterbury, can vary class to class.

All students must read, agree, and sign a Liability Waiver and Release form for the Pathfinder School LLC and the venue prior to attending the course. This can be signed brought to the course/event and given to staff upon arrival. No student will attend training/event without the complete form being on file. Please note we do not share this information with anyone.

Click here for the Pathfinder School Liability Waiver and Release. 

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