Wilderness Survival: 10 Essentials

  • Skill level: 1
    Beginner
  • Fitness level: 1
    Relaxed

Do you know what to do if something goes awry on your next outdoor excursion? During this class you will learn practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know. We'll cover the 10 essentials and their practical applications. You'll also learn about emergency priorities, how to make an emergency shelter, how to locate and access drinking water, and how to start a fire. This class is designed for anyone who spends time outside and wants to build their confidence with outdoor skills.

Gear provided by REI:

  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Matches or Lighter - A ten essentials item for backcountry travel.
  • Ropes and Cordage
  • The 10 Essentials - The 10 essentials are navigation tools, a headlamp, first aid kit, knife, fire, shelter, extra food, extra water, and extra clothes.
  • Water Filter

9 sessions available