Intro to Winter Travel - Snowshoe

$395.00 / person

(at 4:1 ratio) Next Trip: Jan 28 - 29, 2023
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Looking to get into the mountains this winter? This two-day backcountry tour with one night of winter camping will get you started with the basics of gear choice, trip planning, winter camping, movement through mountain terrain in winter, avalanche awareness, map and terrain skills, and more. This course will help you take that first step into the winter backcountry.

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Wilderness Navigation and Survival Training

$780.00 / person

(at 4:1 ratio) Next Trip: Oct 11 - Nov 10, 2022
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A four day Wilderness and Survival Training course. Days 1 and 2 (day trips) will cover Wilderness Navigation and Wilderness Survival skills respectively. After a short course break (one week minimum), participants will return for a course review and an overnight Wilderness Survival scenario for Days 3 and 4.

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Wilderness Navigation 1

$195.00 / person

(at 6:1 ratio)
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Wilderness Navigation 1 is a one-day introduction to using and understanding topographic maps and compasses. This course provides fundamental skills that anyone who explores outdoors should have.

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Wilderness Navigation 2

$245.00 / person

(at 6:1 ratio)
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Building on fundamental map and compass skills learned in Wilderness Navigation 1, this course focuses on the constantly evolving Global Positioning technologies found in modern smart phones, tablets, and GPS devices. The skills gained on this course can greatly enhance the wilderness navigation experience and pre-trip planning practices.

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Women's Backcountry Skills

$595.00 / person

(at 4:1 ratio)
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This course was designed by women for women. Suitable for beginner- to intermediate-level hikers, we will explore an iconic Vancouver Island summit while advancing confidence and competency in backcountry skills. Participants will hone their ability to plan, prepare and pursue future adventures ranging from alpine day trips to multi-week expeditions.

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Intro to Backpacking

$595.00 / person

(at 4:1 ratio)
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This course was designed for beginner- to intermediate-level hikers looking to advance their confidence and competency in the mountains. Over the course of three days, participants will hone their ability to plan, prepare and pursue future adventures ranging from alpine day trips to multi-week expeditions. Along the way, we’ll explore the iconic alpine of Vancouver Island, learning as we go and hiking a peak or two along the way.

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Wilderness Survival

$395.00 / person

(at 4:1 ratio)
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Over two days, we will cover and practice the essential survival skills for backcountry users travelling in south-west British Columbia. These Wilderness Survival training Courses are experiential including participants building improvised shelters to spend the night in. After completion of the course, participants will be equipped to handle many common survival situations.

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