Our premier offering for those seeking to maximize their skill set for back country adventure. This class includes our 2 day Wilderness Navigator, 3 day Learn to Return wilderness survival course and either a 3 day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or the 7 day Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
From the 3 day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) to our gold-standard Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course, we have your backcountry medical needs covered.
Learn the mindset and skills necessary to stay safe in the back county. Using case reviews we deconstruct case studies, finding and evaulating the common human factors that lead to survival situations. Once we identify these factors we discuss our "Survival Protocols", key factors in developing the mindset that keeps us safe in the back country. The next days are spent developing your skills; knot tying, fire starting, modern shelter construction, water purification and more. We discuss the theory behind the these techniques, demonstrate the techniques and then observe and assist while you get the hands on training.
Knowing where you are, where you want to be and how to get there in the safest way possible is a crucial part of back country adventure. This class coveres the use of maps, compasses and modern digital technology. We also cover route planning and contigencies including safety bearnings and evacuation strategy. Take this class and start your journey to being a master of wilderness navigation.