Trek briefing
Trek briefing

Trek leader Sean Cassidy and Medic Emily Foyle brief the group on packing light, and distributing the food and equipment evenly within the group.

Camp training
Camp training
En-route to Iringa
En-route to Iringa
Elliot Megginson
Elliot Megginson
Approaching camp
Approaching camp
Digging the short drop
Digging the short drop
Night sky
Night sky
Sean and Ffion
Sean and Ffion

Sean teaching fire making. An important aspect of trek is for volunteers to learn survival and camp craft skills. 

Navigation
Navigation

Day leader Joshua Ward, describing the route, distance and terrain for the following day.  

Day break
Day break

Emmanuel Mwambelo packing up camp at first light.

Joshua Ward
Joshua Ward

Preparing to break camp.

Breakfast
Breakfast
Foot care
Foot care

Medic Emily Foyle assisting with any feet issues such as blisters.

Energiser
Energiser
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Rest stop
Rest stop
Forked path
Forked path

Part of the day leaders duties include navigating the group using a compass, GPS unit and map.

Trek leader Sean Cassidy
Trek leader Sean Cassidy

“It’s great when people put themselves into wilderness environments because when they do, they can feel the interconnection of it all and see why conservation is so important.”

Rory Simmons
Rory Simmons
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Preparing supper
Preparing supper
Scarlett Manley
Scarlett Manley
Route planning
Route planning

Day leader Simon Brooker, checking the distance and terrain of the following days walk.

Sean preparing coffee
Sean preparing coffee
Warm up exercises
Warm up exercises
Baking bread
Baking bread
Termites
Termites
Push ups
Push ups
Forming a line
Forming a line

The day leader elects a person to mointor the back of the group, to ensure nobody gets left behind.

Passing by local farmers
Passing by local farmers
Adam the nature guide
Adam the nature guide
Boda boda (motorbike taxi)
Boda boda (motorbike taxi)
Camp 3
Camp 3
Fetching water
Fetching water
Sean in his hammock
Sean in his hammock
Adam gathering wood
Adam gathering wood
Connor Hanlon
Connor Hanlon
Learning new skills
Learning new skills
Soaking the beans
Soaking the beans
Following the path
Following the path
Downpour
Downpour
Keeping out of the rain
Keeping out of the rain
Adam and Emily
Adam and Emily
Local fruit
Local fruit
Following Sean
Following Sean
Scarlett, Connor and Adam
Scarlett, Connor and Adam
Adam the nature guide
Adam the nature guide
Maxwell Squire
Maxwell Squire
Jacaranda tree
Jacaranda tree
Camping in a school
Camping in a school
School children
School children
Connor, Joshua and Scarlett
Connor, Joshua and Scarlett
Maxwell sleeping
Maxwell sleeping
Practice casevac
Practice casevac

During induction all volunteers are trained in casevac (casualty evacuation) emergency procedures. Groups are required to practice casevacs when out in the field.

Pupil
Pupil
Crossing a marsh
Crossing a marsh
Day leader Emmanuel
Day leader Emmanuel
Joshua sunbathing
Joshua sunbathing
School
School
Elliot gathering fire wood
Elliot gathering fire wood
A break in the clouds
A break in the clouds
Adam chopping wood
Adam chopping wood
Trek briefing
Camp training
En-route to Iringa
Elliot Megginson
Approaching camp
Digging the short drop
Night sky
Sean and Ffion
Navigation
Day break
Joshua Ward
Breakfast
Foot care
Energiser
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Rest stop
Forked path
Trek leader Sean Cassidy
Rory Simmons
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Preparing supper
Scarlett Manley
Route planning
Sean preparing coffee
Warm up exercises
Baking bread
Termites
Push ups
Forming a line
Passing by local farmers
Adam the nature guide
Boda boda (motorbike taxi)
Camp 3
Fetching water
Sean in his hammock
Adam gathering wood
Connor Hanlon
Learning new skills
Soaking the beans
Following the path
Downpour
Keeping out of the rain
Adam and Emily
Local fruit
Following Sean
Scarlett, Connor and Adam
Adam the nature guide
Maxwell Squire
Jacaranda tree
Camping in a school
School children
Connor, Joshua and Scarlett
Maxwell sleeping
Practice casevac
Pupil
Crossing a marsh
Day leader Emmanuel
Joshua sunbathing
School
Elliot gathering fire wood
A break in the clouds
Adam chopping wood
Trek briefing

Trek leader Sean Cassidy and Medic Emily Foyle brief the group on packing light, and distributing the food and equipment evenly within the group.

Camp training
En-route to Iringa
Elliot Megginson
Approaching camp
Digging the short drop
Night sky
Sean and Ffion

Sean teaching fire making. An important aspect of trek is for volunteers to learn survival and camp craft skills. 

Navigation

Day leader Joshua Ward, describing the route, distance and terrain for the following day.  

Day break

Emmanuel Mwambelo packing up camp at first light.

Joshua Ward

Preparing to break camp.

Breakfast
Foot care

Medic Emily Foyle assisting with any feet issues such as blisters.

Energiser
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Rest stop
Forked path

Part of the day leaders duties include navigating the group using a compass, GPS unit and map.

Trek leader Sean Cassidy

“It’s great when people put themselves into wilderness environments because when they do, they can feel the interconnection of it all and see why conservation is so important.”

Rory Simmons
Emmanuel Mwambelo
Preparing supper
Scarlett Manley
Route planning

Day leader Simon Brooker, checking the distance and terrain of the following days walk.

Sean preparing coffee
Warm up exercises
Baking bread
Termites
Push ups
Forming a line

The day leader elects a person to mointor the back of the group, to ensure nobody gets left behind.

Passing by local farmers
Adam the nature guide
Boda boda (motorbike taxi)
Camp 3
Fetching water
Sean in his hammock
Adam gathering wood
Connor Hanlon
Learning new skills
Soaking the beans
Following the path
Downpour
Keeping out of the rain
Adam and Emily
Local fruit
Following Sean
Scarlett, Connor and Adam
Adam the nature guide
Maxwell Squire
Jacaranda tree
Camping in a school
School children
Connor, Joshua and Scarlett
Maxwell sleeping
Practice casevac

During induction all volunteers are trained in casevac (casualty evacuation) emergency procedures. Groups are required to practice casevacs when out in the field.

Pupil
Crossing a marsh
Day leader Emmanuel
Joshua sunbathing
School
Elliot gathering fire wood
A break in the clouds
Adam chopping wood
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