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// Desert

The R2Ri team includes those with experience of travelling, training, working in and living in deserts and bush in China, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, Botswana and more.


Team members have also lectured at the Royal Geographical Society on preparation for Desert Expeditions and include those with Australian Government certified Bush and Desert Survival Qualiifcations.


We also have team members who are ex military SERE Survival Instructors with gobal experience.


Our instructors will impart their knowledge of how to prepare for, travel, live and thrive in desert and bush environments, safety and risk related issues, equipment, medical issues and more... including bush and desert survival should the need arise.

Our 2022 Polar Serpent Course is a cold weather emphasis medical and risk management course, led by Doctors with significant experience in cold weather. Faculty scheduled to teach the course include a Doctor who has walked, pulling a Pulk, to the South Pole, as a team member of a wider expedition team that walked unsupported to the South Pole, as well as a second Doctor who is an ex British Antarctic Survey Doctor with Antarctic Experience.

Desert Environment Risk and Medical Considerations - Jungle Serpent 2022.

The 1 day Desert Serpent course is intended to act as an environment specific day, to complement previous wilderness medical training with us. It is intended that the day covers key medical and risk issues relating to the environment in question.

Delegates will have an opportunity to ask questions from those who have lived, worked and expeditioned in Desert and Bush environments.

Date: TBA


Venue: Plas y Brenin

Cost: £150.00

Accommodation and food are not included but excellent, very affordable B&B accommodation (circa £50 including vat) and food is available at Plas y Brenin itself.

How to book:

Click the link below to access the booking course pack, once dates go live - for the course you are interested in. Download the pack, save it your computer and you can complete the booking form electronically and email to us. Alternatively, print off the pack, complete and scan the booking form back to us.

Only complete and submit the booking form if you intent to attend the course and be bound by our terms and conditions. Once we send you  an invoice,  a binding contract will exist. If you later decide to cancel, the contractual booking terms (found in the booking pack attached), apply.

A variety of photos below from expeditions, fieldwork our team have been involved in or training we have delivered including China, Yemen, Namibia, Australia and Botswana

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