Wilderness Safety and Survival

Join us for this one day course covering your needs in a survival situation. 

NRS is well-known for teaching the mindset, skills, tactics, and gear of survival.  In this course, we will cover each of the following:

  • Top 5 likely injuries in the backcountry and how to prevent and/or manage them.
  • Fundamentals of land navigation to lost proof yourself.
  • Signalling so others can more easily find you.  
  • Sheltering materials, including the best materials to choose to dress yourself for successful outdoor trips.
  • The triangle of firebuilding:  fuel sources, ignition sources, and oxygen management
  • Procuring water in the outdoors, which includes learning about filters and purifiers and why understanding the difference is vitally important. 
  • Caloric management (how to not waste calories and find them in your environment when necessary).

Class will be from 9:00am-6:00pm, with a break for lunch.