Desert Survival Course


In this one day Desert Survival Course You will learn the essential “Big 5” survival skills needed to handle a backcountry emergency in the desert.

Tony Nester, survival expert and author of Desert Survival Tips, Tricks and Skills, will cover personalized survival kits, water location methods, specialized desert gear for the day-pack and vehicle, fire making skills, shade-shelters, signaling for rescue, and discuss desert hazards such as flash floods, venomous creatures, and heat-related injuries.


  • Survival Psychology 
  • Psychological Issues 
  • Water Location/Purification 
  • Fire Making Methods 
  • Shelters 
  • Signaling 
  • Wilderness Hazards 
  • Survival Kits


  • Sack-lunch 
  • Fixed-blade knife 
  • Brimmed hat 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Notebook

**No Loaded Firearms Allowed in Classroom**


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