This class is a must for anyone who spends time in the outdoors, from hikers and backpackers to mountain bikers, to canoe and kayak and horse back riders. The class is separated into a morning classroom session which will cover the basics of outdoor survival, which includes instruction on preparing a survival kit, the psychology of survival, shelter, water, fire, preparation for rescue, collecting wild edibles, the use of snares, dead falls, fish traps and surviving harsh weather environments. At the completion of the morning session, students will have time to go to lunch. before to make the short drive to an area where we will do the practical exercises.
Building a fire (No matches, lighter, tinder, cotton, dryer lint, etc allowed), building a water filter, building a fish trap, setting a Paiute dead fall.
Items needed for the class:
Steel striker or magnesium striker, 3 feet of string, one (1) bottle or cup, two (2) bandanas, one pocket or survival knife. You will also need to dress for the weather.
Due to the popularity and type of class, we must limit the size of this class. Therefore, in order to attend, you will need to sign up and pay to hold your spot. DO NOT complete the Reserve Your Spot at the bottom of the website, instead just click on the link to sign up.