Living and hiking through Australian bushland comes with its own risks. One of the major ones, is snake encounters.
Knowledge is power, so understanding what to do in the chance encounter can help you overcome your manmade fear of snakes and feel more comfortable on the trail. We enlist Bob Cooper, a survival expert with 30 years experience helping people from around the globe, to hold our hand and guide us through everything we need to know to be snake aware.
In this special edition educational experience, The Hike Collective is empowering our guests to feel more comfortable with hiking through the warmer months – snake season – as we endeavour to make the trails less scary and remove the fears that may be holding you back.
This 3 hour workshop will provide you with knowledge on:
For more than 30 years Bob Cooper has honed his survival skills by learning from many traditional cultures. We learn from his experiences, which included living for extended periods with Aboriginal people in our Western Desert, sharing bushcraft abilities with the Bushmen of the Kalahari in Botswana and the Lakota Sioux Indians in Dakota, as well as jungle time with the Orang Asli people in Malaysia.
His roles have included instructing the Special Forces Units, conducting survival courses throughout Australia, lecturing with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Service on survival in the Mexican Desert and delivering wilderness lessons in the UK.
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