1: Backpack or rucksack large and durable enough to carry all your gear as well as food hygiene and first aid kit. you will be living out of it for 2 days.
2: 1 Survival blanket We recommend an Arcturus emergency blanket 5x7 or 1 small packable tent or tarp and 6 tent stakes.
3: A Sleeping bag with a temperature rating appropriate for the season.
4: A single-wall stainless steel water bottle with a nesting cup or stainless steel military canteen with a cup. No smaller than 32 oz.
5: 1 large ferrocerium rod (5” or 6” Length x 1/2 " Diameter), 2 disposable cigarette lighters (BIC)
6: 1 Headlamp with 2 extra sets of batteries.
7: Compass with adjustable declination and sighting mirror: Example ( Suunto mc2 ) 1 small notebook preferably weatherproof and pen or pencil.
8: 100 feet 550 paracord.
9: 2 Bright orange bandanas. or equivalent 100% cotton material scraps bright orange as well. Or 1 orange shemagh
10: 1 full tang fixed blade knife 4 or 5-inch blade length non-perforated.
11: Adequate and appropriate clothing and footwear (No flip flops or sandals) for an outdoor environment and season.
Enough food and snacks for the duration of the class that are capable of being prepared in a camp-style environment.
2 gallons of drinking water.
Email me with any questions on class or gear.
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