Destination Backcountry Adventures
Survival School Upstate Practical (6/10)
Join us on a full-day adventure in the woods to learn advanced Survival Skills! We’ll head upstate, where your guides and instructors will present a number of scenarios which we’ll use for instruction in and practice of skills including--
- Different methods for creating fire without matches
- Building shelter with natural materials
- Wilderness Navigation (with & without map/compass)
- Effecting Rescue
- Obtaining Water
- Gathering Wild Edibles & Trapping
We’ll also delve further into the Psychology of Survival; covering topics such as Effective Decision Making Under Pressure, Needs Assessment, Risk Evaluation & Management and Utilizing Available Resources Effectively. Which, you might have noticed, are pretty valuable skills in everyday life, too!
In addition to Instruction, adventures include--
Transportation to/from NYC, convenient pick-ups in Brooklyn and Manhattan--your choice! A Breakfast of fresh fruit & donuts and a selection of coffees & teas on our ride to the mountains. A Gourmet Lunch & snacks on our adventure, served--and carried--by your guides. We offer vegetarian & vegan options and we’re glad to accommodate dietary custom & allergies--just let us know!