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2022 – Survival Camp – Lanaudière – Printemps

2022 – Survival Camp – Lanaudière – Printemps

 // 13 May 2022

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the north face outdoor

Oh oh! You had to take the trail on the left and you took the one on the right at the junction…you got lost while hiking! You are now much too far from your vehicle, night is falling and you then consider spending the night in the forest.
Are you ready?
This training aims to put you in a plausible context of survival in the forest. What should you do when you find yourself spending an unplanned night in the forest? How do you notify the emergency services? How do you avoid such a situation, and how do you deal with it if you find yourself in this predicament?
Accompanied by instructors, you will learn the necessary techniques and skills required to get through this stressful scenario. On top of this, you will learn the psychology behind the fear that creeps up during such a situation and how to better control it.
Challenges and a huge sense of accomplishment await you during this unique forest survival training. Renée-Claude Bastien is the guide who will oversee the entire training where you will have the chance to deepen your knowledge of survival in the forest. You will learn about:
  • Outdoor knots
  • The use of fabrics and different materials
  • Fires and the survival basics
  • Shelter construction

We keep a little mystery as to the exact plan for the weekend, but you will be taken care of from your arrival until your departure. A unique and very personal experience.

This training has become one of our favourites, will we see you there?

No refunds – see our cancellation policy

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1 place - 2022 - Spring Survival Camp
$ 399.00
6 available
Formation Survie
1800 Ch Laurin
Rawdon, Québec J0K 1S0 Canada
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1800, chemin Laurin, Rawdon (Québec), J0K 1S0

Latrines for toilets, no shower available.

To consider

During this training, you will get dirty! It is important not to dress in your best outdoor clothes! Take this opportunity to visit thrift stores or army surplus to find woollen clothes and a raincoat at little cost! You will also find some inexpensive equipment in second-hand stores.

Personal Items:

  • Hiking bag of about 30-35L with what you would have in it if you were going on a ONE day hike.
  • Storage bag (duffle) or backpack (100L or more)
  • Synthetic or woollen pants
  • Goretex or raincoat
  • Rain pants
  • Good down jacket
  • Merino wool (or synthetic fibres) baselayer bottoms
  • Merino wool (or synthetic fibre) long sleeve baselayer top
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Toque/Beanie
  • Suncap
  • Gaiters (optional)
  • Walking boots
  • Rain boots (recommended)
  • Camp shoes
  • Watch

Camping Stuff:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow (optional)
  • Floor mattress
  • Headlamp, spare batteries
  • Camping chair
  • Tent

Survival Equipment:

  • Equipment you would have with you for a typical day of hiking in this season (so what is normally in your backpack)
  • Warm clothing that can get dirty, torn or punctured (wool clothing, cotton should be avoided)
  • Raincoat (trousers and coat)
  • knife
  • 2 “Bic” style lighters + 1 pack of matches
  • “Fox 40” style whistle
  • Old cauldron with ideally its lid of about 1 litre (this will be used on the fire)
  • Survival blanket
  • Small bowsaw
  • Light duty tarp, 9 x 12 ft (Canadian Tire – often on special at $5)
  • A 15m roll of brightly coloured paracord (Canadian Tire)
  • Closed foam floor mattress (This will act as a floor mat during survival – $20 – OPTIONAL)
Renée-Claude Bastien Renée-Claude Bastien Adventure guide

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