Backcountry Self Reliance: Survival in the Winter

  • Participants

    Age 12 and up

  • Fitness level : 2

    Easy Active

Dreaming of that perfect line or backcountry hut? What happens when the plan falls apart? Join REI's professional instructors for a hands on exploration of the winter 10- essentials and emergency preparedness techniques. During this course you will develop the framework and skills to effectively implement the tools to help you manage a winter survival situation. This course will help new and experienced outdoor travelers build a stronger comfort for those unplanned misadventures. Attendees must be 12 years or older to participate.

Gear provided by REI

  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Headlamp/Flashlight
  • The 10 Essentials - The 10 essentials are navigation tools, a headlamp, sun protection, first aid kit, knife, fire, shelter, extra food, extra water, and extra clothes.

2 sessions available