Course
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Season: Dec 5 to Feb 26
  • Price: CAD 799.00
  • Activity: Snowshoeing

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Learn the fundamentals of what it takes to survive outdoors in extreme winter conditions. Discover what it takes to survive a Canadian winter in an emergency situation. On this course you will sharpen your bushcraft skills and learn about practical and useful survival skills that will prepare you in case of a winter outdoor emergency. Experience an amazing three day outdoor experience in a remote Yukon setting. Participants will focus on theory, outdoor awareness, northern bushcraft as well as being properly prepared, and the required skills to survive outdoors during the winter. We cover such concepts as improvising survival shelters, making
survival fires, how to set basic snares, orientation and travel by snowshoe. Learn insider tricks and techniques to keep you alive, as well as a lot of practical bushcraft knowledge that can be applied to a wide variety of outdoor activities.

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Arctic Survival

Meet and greet, introduction to your instructor(s). We spend half a day in an indoor classroom in order to cover several topics and theories in regards to outdoor survival. This includes such things as dangers, preparedness, equipment, survival priorities and methods of self rescue. In the afternoon we transfer outside and set up our base camp and outdoor class room as we spend the first day practicing several of the concepts covered during the morning.

Arctic Bushcraft

We continue with the topics started on the previous day. Today we cover such topics as survival fires, hatchet and ax craft, building improvised shelters, Edible and medical food sources, basic snaring, making cordage. The emphasis of today is on developing practical and useful survival, bushcraft, and outdoor skills.

Arctic Navigation

Today we covers basic and more advanced orienteering. This includes navigation using compass, GPS, maps, and natural methods. Participants are introduced to traveling using snowshoes and concepts of traveling in extreme conditions in the outdoors in general including dangers, snow, avalanche and water dangers, as well as what to consider in winter travel. We also cover improvising and building your own snowshoes in survial situations. End of course program.

Tour Duration :
3 days

Tour Price :
CAD 799.00

All rates per person plus 5% Tax (GST)

Group Size :
4 - 10 participants per tour

Included :
  • All transportation with guide
  • Camp lunch on day 1, 2, 3
  • Knowledgeable and experienced instructor
  • All necessary course equipment including hatchets, knives, compasses, snowshoes, survival gear, GPS, etc.

Not Included :
  • Personal gear (clothing , etc.)
  • Accommodation (options available)
  • Breakfast on day 2, 3
  • Dinner on day 1, 2
  • Gratuities
  • Outdoor winter clothing (rental available)

Notes :
  • Due to the nature of this tour last-minute changes to the itinerary are a possibility and are left up to the discretion of the instructor.

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  • Everyone was so friendly and helpful.

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  • All the guides were brilliant. I can’t recommend them highly enough. The office staff and management were very helpful too. This has been a once in a lifetime trip. A bucket list adventure. Well done, guys.

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  • Your friendly smiles made us feel perfectly relieved, so we were relaxed and had a good time like we were with our close friends. We really enjoyed hearing about your life in Yukon―a lot of amazing stories!

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