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Wilderness Survival: The Survival Shelter: How to Keep Yourself 98.6 Degrees

  • 3 Rivers Outdoor Co. 1130 South Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, 15218 United States (map)

This workshop is the second of a wilderness survival series.

Join instructors from True North Wilderness Survival School at Frick Park, conveniently located in the Regent Square neighborhood of the City, to learn how you can better deal with emergencies by crafting an emergency shelter, in as little as 30 seconds to as long as 15 minutes, that is both wind-proof and water-proof.  During this program, you will learn how to tie key knots, how to improvise shelter materials, what gear to consider, plus get a chance to ask questions and dispel common survival misconceptions.

Taught by experienced professionals, with real wilderness and medical experience, this easy 3-hour program will be a great introduction to gaining the confidence that you need to better protect yourself and others when help is delayed or unavailable.

Please note that in order to maximize your learning experience, space is limited.

For this lecture: 

  • Course Duration: 3.0 hours

  • Tuition: $25

  • Course Limit: 15

  • Start / End Times: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Location: Frick Park

  • Minimum Age:  15 Years old when accompanied by a parent.

  • Level of Physical Difficulty:  Easy

After registering for the course, students will receive a detailed course information sheet that will contain all of the applicable details, including exact location, driving directions, etc.