You are offline

Please check your internet connection.


Thank you for creating your shortlist.


Successfully added to your favourites list


An error occurred adding to your favourites list


Successfully removed from your favourites list

Sorry listing cannot be favourited

This listing cannot be favourited as we haven't added it to our listings yet. Please let us know about this issue at

Sorry, this activity is no longer available.

Intro Survival Course Rockies

Learn some incredible survival techniques in the Central Canadian Rockies. Sharpen your bushcraft skills, and enjoy an amazing two day experience in the breathtaking Kootnay Plains on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River just outside Nordegg, Alberta. This intro survival and bush-craft training provides an introduction to basic outdoor skills and northern bushcraft. Participants will focus equal amounts on theory, outdoor awareness, being properly prepared, tricks and techniques to keep you alive in emergency situations and a lot of practical bushcraft skills. Participants will gain knowledge, which can be used in a wide variety of outdoor scenarios all the way from camping, hunting, canoeing, or hiking. We provide opportunities to hone and develop new abilities, and we include one night spent sleeping in your very own improvised survival shelter.


2 days


Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Breakfast Lunch & Dinner throughout the duration of the course
    • Knowledgeable and experienced instructor
    • One nights accommodation (camping)
    • All necessary course equipment including tents hatchets, knives, compasses, GPS, etc.
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to/from Program

  • Day 1: Day 1 - Intro Survival Course

    Stop At: Nordegg, Nordegg, Clearwater County, Alberta
    9:30 am: Meet and greet, introduction to your instructor(s). From Shunda Creek we drive approximately 40 km to our training location into the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Abraham Lake, Abraham Lake, Alberta
    10:30 am-5:00 pm: At Kootnay Plains we set up base camp. We start by covering what precautions to take and dangers to avoid. Proper equipment and priorities during emergencies. We move to how to make survival fires and shelters under adverse conditions. The emphasis of the course is on developing practical and useful bushcraft and overall outdoor skills. We also cover useful knots. Tonight there is the opportunity to sleep in your very own survival shelter.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Survival Shelter

    Day 2: Day 2 - Intro Survival Course

    Stop At: Abraham Lake, Abraham Lake, Alberta
    9:00 am - 11:00 am: In the morning we continue with topics introduced on the previous day.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cline River, AB T0M, Canada
    In the afternoon we go for a hike as we cover how to navigate in the outdoors. useful and medicinal plant identification. If time permits we will move on to more advanced survival topics including: finding alternative food sources, basic traps and snares, making improvised rope or cordage, as well as survival saws. The course will wrap up by late afternoon or early evening.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    HI Nordegg Shunda Creek Hostel, 321 Shunda Creek Road, Nordegg, AB T0M 2H0, Canada
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Canadian Wilderness School & Expeditions

Activity ID: V-20686P2

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .