Survival Classe with Mike Lowe

To Book the Class go to Cabins, book the cabin, pick Add On and add class and meal,

3-day Outdoor Skills Training Course

Program overview:

  • Course Duration: 3 Full Days. Checking in Dec. 8th 3 pm, checking out Dec. 12th 11 am
  • Tuition: $299
  • Meals: 3 sack lunches, 4 dinners - $285
  • Maximum Group Size: 20
  • Minimum Age: 12 (with an adult)
  • Start / End Times: 10:00 a.m. - 5 p.m
  • Location: Bear Creek Resort.
  • Description of the Level of Physical Difficulty – Moderate. This is a physically active course which involves multiple hiking, walking and other activities over varying distances terrain and weather conditions, including hot, cold, humid, rain, wind, and snow, or a mixed combination.

Outdoor Skills Training Course is designed to help you feel confident outside of the comforts of the modern civilization and technologies in any place. It is directly relevant to the needs you can encounters in any crises. Risk assessment and management training is essential for you to stay safe and avoid an emergency in the first place or address is with knowledge and with out a fear. If you can function and adapt to the most common stressors within a 72-hour period, such as lack of shelter, gear, supplies, weather conditions, fatigue and hunger - your chances of staying alive improve dramatically - up to 95%. So, should the worst occur, you’ll be ready and prepared. Mean while you can confidently encounter outdoors for more advanced adventures and impress friends and family with your skills!

Skills Covered:

  • Outdoor/surviver mindset; you will learn the same modern approach to wilderness survival that is taught to U.S. military personnel;
  • Sustainable outdoor living skills and use of renewable, natural, and local resources: food, fire, pure water, shelter, first aid, navigation, hygiene and more;
  • Overcoming serious outdoor challenges;
  • Depending on the group experience and expertise course might cover:

  • Improvise tools;
  • Tie basic knots and lashings;
  • Signaling exercise;
  • Knife use and safety
  • Campsite selection and shelter constructions;
  • Basic plant identification and use;
  • Traditional cooking methods: steam pits, spit cooking, rock frying and more;
  • Fishing in the Clark Fork River with self made nets, and fish traps, sharing fire cooked fish using traditional methods of preparation;
  • Building snow shelters
  • Build an atlatl, bola, rabbit stick, sling, and quickie survival bow, fishing net;
  • Identify and eat seasonal, indigenous wild edible plants;
  • Build traps, snares, bows, sling shots, using natural materials, target shooting and practice;
  • Creating your survival kit;
  • Building fire with bow drill, hand drill, flint and steel.

WHAT TO BRING

Breakfast (each cabins is equipped with the refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, dishes, silverware and cups)

Hiking boots

Appropriate Clothing, gloves and outwear for season and conditions

Backpack

Water bottle

Knife

Whistle

Multi-tool

Signal Mirror

Camp saw

Fire starter Fling and Steel

Orienteering Compass

Notepad and pensil

Personal first aid kit

Camp shoes or slippers

Fish hooks and line

Sense of adventure

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

IT’S NOT JUST AN OUTDOOR COURSE, IT’S ALSO AN EXPERIENCE! NW MONTANA IS A CHARMING ARIA OF QUAINT TOWNS, HIGH PEAKS, LAKES, STREAMS AND WATER FALLS. THE 95,000 ACRES CABINET MOUNTAINS ARE SOME OF THE LEAST TRAVELED, YET MOST BEAUTIFUL IN THE COUNTRY. RUNNING ROUGHLY 150 MILES FROM THE NORTH END OF THE BITTERROOTS AND ALMOST TO BRITISH COLUMBIA THEY ENCOMPASS SOME OF THE MOST REMOTE AND UNTOUCHED LEND LEFT. IMAGINE PUTTIN YOURSELF IN THE COUNTRY THAT MAY NOT HAVE SEEN ANOTHER SOULD FOR MONTHS, MAYBE YEARS!

STAY IN BREATHTAKING THOMPSON FALLS, MONTANA , IN ONE OF THE 2 OR 4 PERSON WOODLAND THEMED LUXERY CABIN SUITES. RELAX AFTER YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

PLAY WITH YOUR TEAM AT THE GREAT GAME ROOM

SPEND ONE ON ONE TIME BY THE FIREPLACE AT EVENINGS WITH OUR REMARKABLE INSTRUCTORS TO ASK QUESTIONS AND TO SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE

ENJOY SACK LUNCHES AND GREAT DINNER MEALS COOKED OVER THE FIRE FROM LOCAL INGREDIENTS. LEARN OLD FASHION SECRETS, RECIPES AND TRADITIONS OF FIRE COOKING.



Upcoming class June 24-27 

Wild Woman 4 days class

In this unique program, foragers will learn:

Human uses of plants and trees for food, tools and medicine.

  • Basic foraging safety tools and advises.
  • Basics of navigation.
  • How to identify, harvest and prepare local plants and learn their edible and nourishing attributes, healing qualities and utilitarian uses.
  • Natural remedies. Food as medicine. Favorite local recipes. During our 4 days class learners will be finding, harvesting local herbs and edible pants, processing, preserving them, cooking meals on the fire and sharing amazing teas and life stories. Students will be able to try different cooking technics on the open fire and learn secrets of the women from the past.
  • Morels mushrooms harvesting and processing.
  • Will learn how to prepare, construct, start and maintain a campfire.
  • Traditional cooking methods: steam pits, spit cooking, rock frying and more
  • How to treat injuries and illnesses using home remedies and herbal medicine: teas, tinctures, oils, infusions, syrups. Hands on class. (Michael please provide list of materials I need to provide or if we need to subcontract a person to do that part of the class)
  • Using power of nature for healing: Nutrition, exercise, water, sunshine, temperance, air, rest, trusting Creator.
  • Weave a fish basket trap using natural materials
  • How to protect your self from wild animals: bears, cougars and others.

Basics of gardening, orchard planting, canning and preserving food. (optional)

Making tools in bone, stone and wood, fishing nets. (optional)

Plants found across North America will be highlighted while incredible gifts of localized herbs will also be discussed. Each student will take home harvested plants, hand made remedies.


OUTDOOR SURVIVAL CLASSES