Less Tactical. More Practical.

Practical Vehicle Survival

Four days of backcountry vehicle repairs, recovery, creativity, and survival.

If you want to be more self-sufficient in the wilderness or even on road trips, this course is for you.  Centered around vehicles in the backcountry, you will learn basic diagnostics and repairs for commonly encountered failures.  You will also learn disabled vehicle survival techniques and how to stack the odds in your favor if you must walk away from a stranded vehicle.  No prior mechanical knowledge is required.

Topics covered include:

  • Tire failures
  • Starting/Stalling issues
  • Lockouts
  • Electrical workarounds
  • Vehicle Shelters
  • Setting up your vehicle to be found
  • Recovery
  • Tool selection
  • Terrain Navigation
  • Planning an unknown trek


4 days / 4 nights


Cripple Creek, CO; Northern VA





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