Photos from July 15, 2016 Wilderness Skills Survival Class

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Working on the door opening for the 2/3's scale Wikiup

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Once the main supports are in, it is time to weave some cross supports

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Continuing to the top

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Now it is time to add spruce boughs to create a base for the debris

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Forest floor leaf litter is excellent to make the shelter warm and water tight

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Make sure to get the debris at least a foot thick. Sizing saplings for the door frame

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Lashing together the door frame

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Aught decided it looked comfortable

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We ran out of time and did not completely finish the door

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Stopping for a group photo in front of their construction

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On to trapping

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Chris is setting a treadle snare

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Talking about the medicinal benefits of Mullein, Verbascum thapsus

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Demonstrating the finer points of setting the trigger on a Paiute deadfall

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Angela gets her deadfall set

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Angela and Stone are going frog gigging

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Angela is the first student up, so she gets to try her hand at making fire