Ancient Pathways, LLC - School of Primitive Technology and Wilderness Skills Survival Courses [Flagstaff Arizona]

Winter Survival | January 21, 2017

Back again by popular demand, we are offering our one day Winter Survival Class in the beautiful mountains of Flagstaff. Class runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will cover a variety of hands-on skills such as snowshelters, firemaking in wet weather, snowmelting devices, winter clothing and footwear, cold-weather injuries, cold-weather foods, signaling, and more. Come learn the critical skills that will help keep you safe in the cold and open up a new season of enjoyment in the outdoors.


Morning Session: Classroom (indoors), begins at 9 a.m.

  • Introduction and overview of the course.
  • What is modern survival?
  • Could you be a survivor?
  • The psychology and 7 priorities of survival.

Physiological Aspects of Survival

  • Dehydration & water requirements.
  • Hypothermia, Frostbite, Snow-blindness, Altitude Illness, Immersion Hypothermia.
  • Winter Survival Kits, Clothing, Footwear, Sleeping bags, and Specialized Gear for the pack and the vehicle.
  • Emergency Protocols & First Aid Kits.

Lunch: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Afternoon Session (outdoors)

  • Firemaking tools and methods for making fire in wet weather.
  • Signal mirror practice & ground to air communication methods, PLBs, signal fires.
  • Shelter construction – setting up a tarp shelter for high-wind, constructing snow-shelters, rigging up a vehicle for roadside survival.
  • Snowmelting and water procurement methods.
  • Review and wrap up

Back from the field by 4 p.m.

Directions and a gear list will be emailed out upon registering with a payment. This class is held within a ten minute drive of Flagstaff.

This is given as a 1 Day Course.

Course Details:

Date: January 21, 2017 (1 Day Course)

Cost: $95

Location: Flagstaff, AZ


Winter Survival & Ecology Course

Contact Information

Ancient Pathways, LLC
2532 N 4th St, PMB #313
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004-3712


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