Man Tracking Level 2

About this course

In Mantracking 1, you developed your skills and ability to to human track through the awareness of signs.  Now it is time to further increase your senses while on task and improve your ability to interpret track and sign.

Topics Covered:

  • Logbook Guidelines
  • Action Indicators
  • Signcutting Resources
  • Detection and Management of Evasive Subjects
  • Backtracking Clues
  • Aging Tracks and Signs

Equipment Needed:

  • Good hiking boots or equivalent
  • Durable outdoor clothing for moving through brush
  • Good quality compass
  • Watch
  • Flashlight
  • Eye protection (like the cool MALC safety glasses)
  • Pencil AND Pen
  • Notepad
  • Small tape measure (8' is fine)
  • Gloves
  • Water and method to carry in the field (bottle in backpack, Camelback, canteen, etc)
  • Food & Snacks for the day (you will be eating in the field, not going to a restaurant)
  • Bug spray / Sunscreen
  • Backpack for your gear


Mantracking Level 1


This is a course where you will be required to stand and walk for long periods.  Although not a physically demanding course apart from what you would normally do on an extended hike, it will NOT be a sedentary course.

Open to ages 14+ with parent in attendance



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