This comprehensive course will offer a solid foundation in the field skills involved in handling a desert survival situation. Topics include: survival psychology, heat-related injuries, natural and improvised shelters, water location and procurement, basic map-reading and navigation, solar stills, signaling methods, primitive and modern firemaking skills, edible and poisonous plants, and desert hazards such as snakes, scorpions, and flash floods. Typically held near the Painted Desert northeast of Flagstaff or in the Phoenix area. Check schedule for specific location.
This is given as a 3 Day Course.
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Price includes group camping, instruction, and two meals a day. Participants may bring any gear (tents, sleeping bags, etc…) that they need to be comfortable.