Living and hiking through Australian bushland comes with its own risks. One of the major ones, is snake encounters. Understanding what to do in the chance encounter, and how to overcome the fear in the moment is something that every hiker should be able to do when out on the trails.
In this special edition educational experience, The Hike Collective in collaboration with snake expert Bob Cooper, offer our guests the opportunity to feel more comfortable with hiking through the warmer months, as we endeavour to increase awareness and familiarisation with these slithering wonders.
This 3 hour workshop will provide you with knowledge on:
For over 30 years Bob Cooper has honed his survival skills by learning from many traditional cultures. His experiences include living for extended periods with Aboriginal people in our Western Desert, sharing bushcraft abilities with the Bushmen of the Kalahari in Botswana also with the Lakota Sioux Indians in Dakota and 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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