"Thomas is extremely knowledgeable, hands-on, and really encouraging. No matter what your skill level is, you will leave this class with knowledge that could save your life... I'm already looking forward to my next class!"
-Jake S., Alumni, Public Yelp Review
Course Overview: Train In America's Last Frontier
Spend seven days camping in the great Alaskan outdoors learning essential survival skills, bushcraft, wilderness medicine, and more.
This course will all be hands on in the outdoors. Unlike our Field Course however, food is provided, camping gear is employed, and there are outdoor activities such as kayaking and fishing involved. You will learn how to enjoy your outdoor recreation safely, at a new level.
The work pace and schedule allows for enjoyment of the local surroundings, as well as the training. After training activities may include: atv trail rides, salmon fishing, glacier hiking, paddling canoes, and more.
We'll start by covering the most essential outdoor skills like:
fire making, water location and purification, shelter construction, emergency signaling, wild plant identification, all through both primitive and modern means, and more.
From there we will cover such skills as:
Wilderness First Aid, map & compass navigation, foraging for wild foods and medicine, primitive trapping, basketry, and more.
All training is hands on, and each student gets individual instructor attention.
Ages 14 and up
Upon registering you will receive a link to download all course info; gear list, start times, Addresses, etc.
$2050 per person
All Meals Included & Course Knife Included
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Waterproof footwear is recommended and rain pants/jacket are necessary just in case
Headlamp or flashlight
A small backpack
Don't forget any hygiene materials needed (toothbrush, etc)
Sleeping bag, mat, and tent
We supply the course knife, but feel free to bring a favorite
Anything else you wish to bring is optional, feel free to bring any personal survival gear you wish to train with/try out in Alaska.
Nearest international airport: Anchorage, Alaska. We provide your pick up and drop off from Anchorage to the training location.