Fire 101

Wilderness Safety and Survival (WSS) Level 1

Intended audience:

General public, Preppers’, Outdoor enthusiasts, Snowmobilers, ATV riders, Hunters, Sport and
Commercial fisherman, Canoeists, Hikers, Mushroom and Berry pickers, Ice road travelers,
Back  country/Remote workers, etc.


Learn the basics of surviving in the wilderness. Our training is based on the current Canadian Air Force doctrine. This course is both informative and entertaining through real life examples. The basic principles learned, can be used in all environments whether it’s land, marine or urban based emergencies. Ask questions, handle equipment and start fires. We show you the best equipment on the market, saving you $100's and possibly your life. A confidence builder for everyone! You will receive a certificate upon completion.

Main teaching points include (but not limited to):


•Pre-trip planning and preparation


•Psychology of Survival

•S.A.R. Response in Canada

•The Survival Pattern

•Environmental Injuries




•Water and Food


Duration: 1 Day - 8 hours of lectures with some hands on activities

Cost: $ 125.00 per person (+GST)
Group rates available

Prerequisites:  Proper equipment and environmental clothing as per Kit list

** Minimum attendance 8 and Maximum16


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What you can expect from us


Dig to survive


"Each of our staff members possesses a minimum of 20 years serving Canada, in various positions as members of the Canadian Forces. These professionals have unique skills in the outdoors and a desire to pass on their knowledge to you".


Who needs this training and why ?


Snow Hut


"Our programs are designed for individuals who work, play, and commute thru or over the Canadian wilderness".