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Winter Wilderness Survival Skills

School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

Enrol in Winter Wilderness Survival Skills

Course Code: NATR054

This two-day course focuses on the development of advanced small group survival skills in harsh winter conditions. Course topics include: Winter Survival Logistics, Winter survival gear, Winter shelter construction including quinzee's and lean-to's, Trapping and skinning small mammals for food, Constructing and placement a fish traps, Stalking, camouflage and tracking skills, Winter plant nutrition, Starting a fire with a bow and drill, Ice Safety and advanced bushwacking, frostbite treatment, and demonstrating leadership in survival situations. Please bring a sharp, non-folding hunting knife, a small snow shovel, snowshoes, a foam pad for sitting in snow, snow pants, warm winter clothing including boots, lunch, and a mirrored compass with a declination adjustment. Please be suitably dressed for very cold temperatures.

Attend this course in person

  • Skeet Sutherland

Saturday, Sunday (8:30am - 4:30pm)

Continuing Education & Corporate Training Office

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1502