Wilderness Survival Basics
Saturday 7th July 2018
This Wilderness Survival basics course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to confidently step out into the wilderness.
Whether it be a weekend camping trip with the family, bird watching, trail running, hunting or a remote multi day hike, this course is for you.
During this hands-on practical workshop you will learn the essentials required to survive, and how to prepare yourself for your wilderness experience. Learn how to reduce risk and discover what equipment you should carry with you when going bush.
Topics coverd include
Survival priorites - what comes first?
Water - where to find it and how do we make it safe to drink
Create fire without matches-modern and traditional techniques
Emergency Shelters - natural materials and improvised with whats in your bag
Wild edibles and toxic plants
Bush Safety and Risk management
Emergency First aid - including snake bite management
Equipment selection for the Outdoors-what to pack,including safety equipment
Rescue and signalling techniques
This course will give you the peace of mind to get outdoors and enjoy nature.
Scott your Instuctor is passionate about the outdoors, he has been working in the Outdoor Industry leading expeditions, teaching bushcraft and survival techniques for 16 years and has a wealth of knowledge to share.
Located near the base of Wollumbin (Mt Warning) in the beautiful Tweed Valley, Northern NSW. We are only 50 mins from Gold Coast/Coolangatta airport and 2 hrs from Brisbane.
Minimum Age 14yrs
Cost $150 + booking fee
Limited positions avaliable.