This course is very flexible. You can either sign up for part of or the whole course. If you attend the entire course then you will gain the most benefit, learn the most and have the most fun!
On the Saturday night there is an option to stay overnight in the quinzhee. Once your bellies are filled by a winter cookout, you will enjoy an evening learning about winter night sky navigation and stories by the fire before retiring to your quinzhee. Please indicate when booking as to whether you would like to stay overnight.
- 1hr classroom presentation on:
Shelter location selection and construction
- 2hr outdoor session on the above
Map/compass/GPS familiarisation and practice
Review emergency field first aid
Prepare for overnight stay by quinzhee building
OPTIONAL: Overnight stay in quinzhee
Morning debrief to learn from the participants experiences
DATES AND PRICES:
Full Course - Friday 9th - Sunday 11th March $150
Weekend Package - Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th March $125
Friday 9th March (evening only) $50
Saturday 10th March (Saturday only) $95
All ages welcome. Families can attend if children are supervised by parents.
LOCATION: Revelstoke, BC
For further information, please contact Amy at +1 (866) 929-3539 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
All rentals available from Flexpeditions.
Sleeping bag - good for -5c
Winter hat to wear in the day
Winter hat to wear to sleep
Sleeping clothes (different than what you sweat in all day)
Extra warm socks
No jeans & no cotton socks recommended.
Thermos (filled with your favourite hot drink when you come initially)
Warm layers x 2
Small day pack to put your belongings in
Garbage bag to waterproof pack
ThermaRest* or insulating sleeping pad
Pillow* – optional
No cell phones or jeans please.
*ThermaRest ($10), Sleeping Bag ($10), Pillow ($5)