Outdoor Survival

Be prepared! Register to learn outdoor survival skills like shelter-building, fire-starting, water purification, signalling and more.


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Outdoor Survival

Learn how and why emergency situations develop, and how to proactively avoid these situations in the first place. The format is 1-evening class with a weekend overnight component. We'll cover survival psychology, pre-planning and emergency response, a review of environmental medical emergencies, clothing and equipment considerations, options for shelter-building, fire-starting skills, signalling methods, water purification techniques and the role of nutrition. The course is offered in conjunction with Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine. Prerequisite: none. Includes: use of survival equipment for course activities; course manual; Personal Emergency Kit (take home); certified instructor. *Does not include foraging and hunting skills.