Advanced Wilderness Survival
Learn how to properly use a knife & baton, make cordage, tie useful knots, construct emergency shelters, & signal for rescue.
Welcome to Wilderness SurvivalFREE PREVIEW
Knives & Batons Outline
Choosing a Survival Knife
How to Make & Use a Baton
Splitting Wood with a Baton
Making Tent Stakes
Knives & Batons Exercise
Knives and Batons Q&A
Cordage & Bindcraft Outline
Introduction to Bindcraft
Willow Bark Cordage
Cordage from Cattail Leaves
How to Weave Cordage
Cordage & Bindcraft Exercise
Cordage & Bindcraft Q&A
Useful Knots Outline
Tangle Free Rope
Introduction to Ropes and Basic Knot Terminology
Siberian Hitch Knot
Half Hitch, Clove Hitch, and Lark's Hitch Knots
Trucker's Hitch Knot
Canadian Jam Knot
Guy Line Hitch Knot
Sheet Bend Knot
Useful Knots Exercise
Useful Knots Q&A
Emergency Shelters Outline
Shelter Location Selection: Widow makers, Wind, & Sun Considerations
Shelter Location Selection: Water Pooling & Flooding
Debris Hut Skeleton
Shelter Location Selection: Tree Arrangement, Microclimates, Natural Shelters, Animals
Debris Hut Ribs & InsulationFREE PREVIEW
Debris Hut Door
Debris Hut Modifications
Lean-to Ribs & Insulation
Lean-To Fire Construction
Emergency Shelters Exercise
Emergency Shelters Q&A
Signaling for Rescue Outline
Tools for Signaling
Ground to Air Signals
The Signal Fire
Ground to Ground Signals
Signaling for Rescue Exercise
Signaling for Rescue Q&A
I have been teaching wilderness survival at the School of Self Reliance for over 15 years and Fundamentals of Survival is the most comprehensive online program available that will allow any student to become confident in these essential skills.
I have been teaching wilderness survival at the School of Self Reliance for over 15 years and Fundamentals of Survival is the most comprehensive online program available that will allow any student to become confident in these essential skills.Read Less
The curriculum focuses on the basics of survival like how to stay warm, make fire, get water, etc. and that knowledge is relevant know matter where you are. In any true survival situation, there will always be facets that are specific to the climate, geology, and ecology of your specific location and this course addresses how you can properly prepare yourself in the event of an emergency.
This course is self-paced and you can go through the material as quickly or slowly as you prefer. You are allowed to skip material and jump ahead to later chapters if you desire, though for the optimum learning experience this is not recommended as earlier chapters may be foundational to understanding later ones.
There is no expiration date for this course. You are not able to download course materials; however, you can access the course for as long as you like so you can revisit the material at any time.
In addition to the course curriculum listed in the above section, there is a preview so that you can get a sense of what you will learn. Select the "Free Preview" button at the top of this page and then create a new account or login if you have an existing one to view it.
Each chapter has optional assignments that include exercises and quizzes (you can retake the latter as many times as you like) that reinforce the material presented in the lectures so that you can put into practice what you learn.
There aren't any prerequisites or course requirements other than you need to have a computer or smartphone with a browser and internet connection that is sufficient to stream the lecture videos. No previous knowledge of the subject matter is needed so you can be a complete novice.
This course is individual based and hence there is not any interaction with other students.
This course does not offer any CEU's/CEC's.
Once you complete your purchase, there are no refunds or credits issued and your enrolment cannot be transferred to another person.
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