Wilderness Survival: 10 Essentials

10:00am2:00pm
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$69 for REI Members

$89 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 1 Relaxed
  • Group size 10 people

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.

  • Learn the 10 essentials and how to use them
  • Understand Survival Priorities
  • Practice building simple tarp shelters, filtering water, and starting a fire
  • Build confidence in your outdoor self-reliance skills

What to bring with you

Map image of Palos Forest Preserve - Wolf Rd Woods

More directions and information

If you have any questions, please contact us: Monday-Thursday 9AM-4PM or Friday-Sunday 8AM-10AM @ 1-877-819-3810 or by email at chicago-os@rei.com. - All of these are monitored mailboxes