5 Day High Desert Primitive Adventure, Boulder UT


5 Day High Desert Primitive Expedition, Boulder Utah.

Next Trip Dates:
July 31st to Aug 4th, 2020
Aug 28th to Sep 2nd, 2020

Have you ever wondered who taught your favorite survival show stars how to survive in the desert? Meet the legendary Dave Holladay here and then join California Survival School and Dave for a 5 day/5 night primitive desert expedition that WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE. Traversing the wild desert canyons of Boulder Utah, students will live in the same ancient places traveled by the Paiute and Anasazi Indians of old while learning the secrets of surviving and even thriving in the rugged high desert canyons that Dave has called home for over 30 years.

  • 5 Days, 5 nights of expert survival training & adventure!
  • Legendary instructor Dave Holladay (Survival trainer for Bear Grylls, Les Stroud, Cody Lundin, Castaway, and more!)
  • Desert survival training w/ minimal or no modern gear.
  • Desert navigation, friction fire, water finding, wild foods training, ancient tools, and more.
  • What will we do?
    Have the greatest adventure of your life! Each expedition offers students a unique opportunity for students to focus their interest on skills like:

  • Desert and mountain primitive living/survival techniques.
  • Ancient friction fire methods using only found/gathered
  • Making stone tools to replace metal knives/axes wherever you are.
  • Animal tracking, small-game trapping & hunting techniques and theory
  • Manufacture of natural rope, fired pottery and other ancient
    living essentials.
  • Primitive shelter, clothing & sleeping gear manufacturing from
    natural materials.
  • Ancient water finding and purification techniques.
  • Natural foods preparation and primitive cooking techniques.
  • Wilderness first aid basics.
  • Primitive navigation & lost-proofing techniques.

    What about gear?

    We’ll provide all necessary equipment for your survival adventure! Students may opt to be outfitted with minimal gear provided by California Survival School (Tarp, blanket, steel cup) or to go with absolutely nothing but the clothes on their back. Students will be taught how to meet all basic living needs and to even be comfortable without modern tools and equipment if so desired.

    What will we eat?

    Healthy, organic gourmet meals will be provided by your hosts during the prep stages of the course. During the challenge part of the course, students will seek to provide for themselves using what the land can provide.

    How do I get to Boulder, UT?

    The easiest way is to drive. Google maps directions here. Travel time is 11 hours from LA. A trip to these wild canyon lands has never been so worth it! Pickup from St. George or SLC airports can be arrange for an additional fee.

    Additional Details:

    Age Requirements: Attendees must be at least 15 years of age.

    Physical Requirements: This adventure can be physically demanding for some participants. There are hiking opportunities during the course as well opportunities to swim and do other physically demanding activities. As this adventure can be physically challenging, California Survival School REQUIRES THAT ALL ADVENTURE COURSE APPLICANTS UNDERGO A COMPLETE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND RECEIVE THEIR PHYSICIAN’S APPROVAL IN WRITING PRIOR TO FINAL ACCEPTANCE ON THE COURSE. Please keep in mind, despite your physician’s approval and California Survival Schools ‘s acceptance of you on the course, there are no guarantees. Health and participation risks (inherent and otherwise) remain. It’s up to you and your healthcare professional to determine if one of our courses is an appropriate choice physically. Please contact us if you have any questions.

    Additional Information: When you register for your trip you will receive an information packet that covers all the major details of planning for this trip (i.e. – How to get here, pre and/or post-trip nearby lodging recommendations, packing lists, etc.) If you have any additional questions, please email us at info@casurvival.com or call 1-877-256-3214.

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