Learn Wilderness Survival in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Wilderness Survival for students in Saskatoon, SK


Total 24 training courses and degree programs available.

Outdoor Adventure Skills

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Rio Salado College

Camping and outdoor skills including types of camping, equipment selection and use, cooking and fire building, camp programs, backpacking, and safety. Prerequisites: None.

Wilderness Survival

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Gander Flight Training

Many places in the world provide challenges to survival if in a situation where help may be hours or days away. This course provides the participant with knowledge and skills that could save lives someday. At the same time it builds character, strengthens team skills and peer relationships. The scenario-based challenges and adventures encountered in this course will be remembered for years to come.

Swift Water Rescue: Awareness (Certificate)

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Equinox Adventures

A hands-on, two-day seminar for whitewater paddlers, industrial and rescue service personnel working near open or swift water. Basic theory of open and swift water hazards and hydrology are discussed in class and illustrated in the field. Safety considerations to prevent the rescuer from becoming a victim are emphasized. Location: Elora, Ont.

Course Cost: $185.00*

Course Prerequisite: High Angle Rescue Awareness

High Angle Rescue: Awareness

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Equinox Adventures
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This subject is an introduction to high angle rescue and evacuation for both the experienced professionals and for those wishing to pursue a career in this field. Topics include technical hauling and lowering systems, rappel techniques, equipment use, selection, care, and the systems approach to anchor selection.

Covered:

Day One:
Explanation of equipment use and strengths.
Anchor Selection and construction.
Team safety.
Edge safety.
Various belay techniques.
Various rappel techniques.
Day Two:
Advanced Anchoring techniques.
Tying off a belay in tandem and solo.
Tying off a rappel device.
Mock situation tests.
Introduction to Haul Systems.

Wilderness Survivor

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Do you think it would be fun to be ‘Survivor Man� Here is your chance to learn about wilderness survival techniques, building survival kits, starting a fire with minimal supplies, and building shelters! Finally, you will get to get to use your skills and spend a night in the outdoors in a shelter you will build!

Outdoor Survival

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Learn why emergency situations develop, how to assess priorities, how to work through the emergency scenario and how to pro-actively avoid these situations in the first place. The format is one evening class and a weekend overnight field trip

Advanced Companion Rescue

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Focus on companion rescue in avalanche terrain. This is an in depth look at the latest in beacon technology, search techniques for single, deep, serial single, and multiple burial scenarios. You will also practice digging techniques, rescue organization, and searching for a person without a signal.

Advanced Avalanche Risk Management

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

This course is designed for the experienced backcountry traveler who wants to take a leadership role in complex and/or remote areas. Curriculum includes elements of professional level training that are relevant to non-professionals.

Avalanche Skills

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

•Course Fee is $195 and includes: the Avaluator� use of transceiver, probe, shovel, manual, &, certificate.

� hrs of class instruction (either Saturday or 2 evenings) Field day is at Fortress Mountain.

•You do not need to be able to ski or snowboard to take this course

•This course meets the Canadian Avalanche Association guidelines for Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST 1)

•Van Transport ($20) is available. To book go to Van Transport

Self Rescue for Climbers

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: HighXposure Adventures Inc.
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This advanced course is designed for climbers who would like to learn how to retreat or advance from unexpected dangerous situations which could arise on climbing routes.

Skills and techniques you will learn (Part I)

â—¦Risk assessment and avoiding dangerous situations,
â—¦Preparation, planning and communication,
â—¦Basic rescue knots and hitches,
â—¦Load transfers, the basic principles of all rope rescue techniques,
â—¦Accending a rope,
â—¦Building pulley systems (2:1 and 3:1),
â—¦Rescuing and assisting the second: raises, lowers and counterbalanced lowers,

Part II

â—¦Rescuing the injured leader in the single and multipitch environment,
â—¦Tandem and counterbalanced rappels,
â—¦Rappelling multiple pitches with an unconscious climber,
â—¦Effective knot passes on rappels,

Wilderness Survivals Workshop

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Alderleaf Wilderness College

Alderleaf Wilderness College offers a variety of wilderness survival training programs, including courses, classes, and presentations. As a wilderness survival school and more, Alderleaf teaches both primitive and modern wilderness skills. Our approach empowers people to be prepared and at home in the outdoors. Our current wilderness survival courses are listed below:

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