I know this isn't a complete list but these are ones I'm aware of with good
reputations. After 9/11, I have dilgently worked on my survival skills. At the
bottom of the page are two added links: one for survival kits and one for survival
Tony Nester or (928) 774-7522.
*I own and keep his book, Practical Survival Tips, Tricks, & Skills, in my backpack!
Ancient Pathways has been offering experientially-based courses in Desert Survival and
Bushcraft Living Skills. Our school is designed for those seeking to develop
proficiency in both primitive and modern wilderness skills. For an intensive
experience in bushcraft and traditional wilderness skills, check out our 3-month residential semester program. We also offer
comprehensive corporate training programs that
highlight survival training for professionals, corporate groups, and companies who find
themselves working in remote wilderness regions.Tony Nester teaches
courses in desert survival and bushcraft through his company Ancient Pathways based in
Flagstaff, Arizona. He is the author of the book Practical Survival Tips, Tricks, &
Skills ($10.95). He is a contributing writer for the Walking Connection. He can be seen on
television stations such as The Travel Channel and CNN. He can be reached at Apathways.com,
e-mailed at: Tony Nester or (928) 774-7522.
|Aboriginal Living Skills School.
98.6 Degrees: The Art of
Keeping Your Ass Alive!
teaching for his own school, Cody is an adjunct faculty member at Yavapai College and a
faculty member at the Ecosa Institute. He teaches with rare intensity and humor to
individuals, schools, colleges, universities and various organizations throughout the
United States. Cody is the author of the best-selling book, 98.6
Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive! and holds a BA in Depth
Psychology and Holistic Health. He founded the Aboriginal Living Skills School, LLC (ALSS, LLC) during the winter of 1991 in
- present) Outdoor Writer and Gear Reviewer, Wild Way Magazine
Founder and writer for the "Rock Biter Review"
column, a gear review section dedicated to outdoor survival products and related items. www.wildway.org.
Scottsdale, AZ 85267-2397
Harley SwiftDeer Reagan/Bruce Beck
Survival, urban survival, preparedness, personal protection, self defense, firearms
Outdoor Survival School (BOSS)
Boulder, Colorado 80306
survival in a high desert setting of Boulder, Utah or winter survival in the Rocky
Mountains with emphasis on primitive skills and tools, as well as the added benefit of
personal challenge in the "Field" courses. Based on Larry Dean Olsen's (author
of Outdoor Survival Skills)
original primitive skills wilderness programs.
|Conniry's Native Skills & Wilderness School
Wildcat Canyon Rd.
Lakeside, CA 92040
The New Women Warrior Outdoor Training
Susan and Tom Conniry
background based on extensive experience at Tom Brown, Tracker this school
emphasizes primitive survival techniques utilizing the Tracker philosophy. The New
Women Warrior Outdoor Training Adventure provides an opportunity for women "to
reach their highest potential not only physically and mentally but with a direct emphasis
on spiritual growth."]
Survival School Hiking with Mike.
Grand Junction, CO 81503
and wilderness survival.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
FAX: 719-533-0152 (call first) Peter Kummerfeldt
in providing practical (not primitive) outdoor safety training to those who recreate in
the backcountry with special emphasis on children and single female heads-of-households.]
|Reevis Mountain School of Self Reliance
Roosevelt, AZ 85545
520-467-2675 (message only)
Peter "Bigfoot" Busnack
"StayAlive" series of
**You'll read many skill
sets I've learned from him on my site.
ranch is in the Superstition mountains just east of Phoenix, Arizona and the only way to
reach him is by U.S. mail (no phones, no plumbing, no roads). A variety of Wilderness
Survival and related courses are available, including a trek. He lives what he
teaches 365 days a year. Peter is featured in the "StayAlive" series of
survival videos by Preston Westmoreland.]
Institute of Survival Education
Loveland, CO 80537-9665
teaches a "common sense approach" to wilderness survival.]
||Everything from freeze dried food to deodorant