Wilderness Survival  Course- (Mountains)

10-13 APR 2020

Billing(HP)India

(A Workshop on Basic Outdoor Survival Skills by WIlderness Experts)

 Survival Skills are essential techniques that a person may use in order to sustain life in any type of environment, natural or manmade. In this workshop, we will train you in the basic survival skills to emerge a survivor in an emergency or life-threatening situation. We teach you essential life-saving skills. This workshop will focus more on the peculiarities of the mountains and how to handle life-threatening situations. We do not kill animals or damage the forests. This is a training workshop with leave no trace policy and conducted in an eco-friendly manner.     

 

Knowing basic survival skills will help you not only overcome extreme survival situations but make your experience outdoors more enjoyable.

Essential payoffs from this experience

  • Reconnect with yourself. Learning Primitive Life skills connect you to a deeper level of existence. You will be exposed to a life our ancestors lived in a hunter-gatherer society. Shall we call it going back in time and rewiring your genes?

  • Destress and detoxify your mind. Conducted in serene environs of Dhauladhar mountain ranges in Himachal. The fresh air and fragrance of forests have healing benefits. It improves sleep and strengthens your immune system. Nature heals. It is proven that when you are immersed in raw nature, you will experience an overall sense of wellbeing.

  • Develop a keen sense of observation and lateral thinking. You will get time to reflect on your inner self. 

  • Survival Skills can be used to stay alive in an emergency situation. Whether it natural or man-made, these skills will help you stay prepared under all circumstances.

  • New confidence to survive against all odds. You will learn new skills and become a wilderness savior. Not only will you be able to save yourself in an emergency situation but also help others when needed.

Outdoor Skills Covered

     #Psychology of Survival #Wilderness Survival #bushcraft #Knife Skills # Ropes #Knots #Lashings #Cordage Making #Map reading # Navigation by Day and by Night # Stars and Constellation for direction finding #Making your own compass # Survival Kit #Building bridges for obstacle crossing # Fire # Friction Fire # Shelter building # Water # Water Sourcing and purification # Outdoor cooking techniques # Foraging # What to eat and what to avoid # Safety in wilderness #Making simple traps #Basic hunting skills #Primitive Weaponry # Floatation techniques #Tracking essentials # search and Rescue # Signalling # Self-defence Techniques # Wilderness First Aid.........and many other practical tips and techniques.

Who should do this?

Anyone who is in love with nature and adventure. To detox and rejuvenate in nature away from the hectic lifestyle with daily stressors that wean you away from being Alive. You should be 18 Years or above to undergo this experience. It is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers, explorers, trekkers and campers who will not only learn to survive under any eventuality but also save the lives of others when needed.

Itinerary (Tentative)

Day 1: 1400h onwards

Arrival, Settle down in camp, Brief on the program ahead, Introduction to survival psychology and techniques, Map reading and trek/route planning

Familiarisation with the night sky, direction-finding at Night, Bonfire.

Day2: 

Starting the day with early morning foraging we get back to camp for different training modules. We train you in the basic skills of Cordage making, knots, lashings, Knife and Bushcraft skills, Direction finding, Planning and execution of treks, Fire making, Water sourcing & Purification, Shelter making, etc. The day ends with a campfire and also to spend time in the company of stars, We understand night and its peculiarities, Safety, and security of your shelters, Alarms and so on.

Day 3:

This is a day for Practical training while on a  Trek in the beautiful mountains. We learn wilderness cooking and cook our own meal. We further explore skills in search and Rescue Techniques as well as Methods of signaling. You will also learn obstacle crossing techniques, making temporary bridges and other practical tips in the field from our survival experts. The day ends with bonfire and discussions on spot situations.

Day 4:

We commence the day with learning Self Defence techniques and Wilderness First Aid. Followed by breakfast, Closing, and Certification before departure. You can now go ahead and enjoy Para Gliding or explore nearby monasteries. (Para Gliding is a voluntary activity and chargeable at actuals)

(Detailed schedule and activity list will be given to confirmed participants)

            

Where is this being conducted

This workshop will be conducted at our Camp in Bir Billing (This is a  famous paragliding site in Himachal) The exact location and other details will be mailed to confirmed participants. It is recommended that you keep 2-3 days spare to explore the scenic tourist attractions in nearby places like Dharmshala, Baijnath, McLeodganj, etc. The altitude of Bir is 1525m. Generally, the weather is clear and pleasant during the period of the program with a low average of 15 deg C and a maximum of 25 deg C. Pine tree forests and scenic Dhauladhar mountain ranges will be a party to our training areas.

Stay during the program

You will get shared tents accommodation, the stay and meals cost is included in the cost of the program. The area where we are conducting has been deliberately selected to be away from towns and closer to raw nature to derive full benefits from this workshop. Do not expect luxuries but your basic needs will be adequately met in this program.

What to bring & detailed itinerary

The details will be given to confirmed participants

Know your facilitators

This workshop is facilitated by a team of experts who are Army veterans and have undergone real-life survival situations.  They have trained commandos and practiced wilderness survival extensively. Often learning the ways of life from tribal and village folks, they now bring you experience and knowledge to ensure no lives are lost due to lack of basic survival skills.

Cost

Register by paying INR 4500/- and book your slot. The balance to be paid by 02 April 20. The investment for this workshop is 16200/- per person. 

How to Enrol

To register WhatsApp us on 8978877301 or give us a call on 9000414128 or send a mail to thewildsurvival@gmail.com

(Please note that we take a small group of participants for our programs and the registrations will be closed once we reach the minimum number for this program, usually 10-15 participants)

Refund Policy & Term and Conditions

As given in this website.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Food and accommodation at our campsite.

  • Training and material cost.

  • Transportation during the program as per schedule.

  • Basic First Aid

Exclusions

  • Your expenses to reach the venue.

  • Your personal expenses other than what is included in the program.

  • Your medicines and medical expenses, if any.

  • Para Gliding or any other adventure activity that you may wish to undertake.

  • Travel insurance or any other personal expenses not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.

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