Backcountry Self Reliance: Survival in the Winter


$79 for REI Members

$99 for non-members


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 12
  • Group size 12 people
  • Instructor Cancelled

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.

  • Learn what gear is needed for a winter Emergency Kits and 10 Essentials kits
  • Learn how to prioritize necessities in an emergency situation
  • Emergency Shelters: Modern and Available
  • Learn the basic of reading and using a map

What to bring with you

Map image of Divide, CO: Mueller State Park

More directions and information

Please note that this location has a daily state park entrance fee. We will be meeting at the Visitor Center parking lot. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us @ 720-608-4198, or