Wilderness Survival Courses

Trail Blazer Survival School’s multi-day wilderness survival courses provide the survival skill you need to survive in the wild.  We focus on primitive skills taught with a combination of demonstration and hands-on, by a professional wilderness survival instructor(s). The survival courses will introduce and give you practice with the survival skills to allow you to thrive in the wilderness.

The basic course (Essential Wilderness Survival) is two days usually over a weekend, the intermediate course (Applied Wilderness Survival) is four days, and the advanced course (Advanced Wilderness Survival) is five days.  Additionally, we have NOLS Wilderness First Aid two-day course, and  the plant identification walk

If you have any questions about our courses, please feel free to call us at; (864) 263-3850

Applied Wilderness Survival  

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Nov 5th thru 8th, 2020
9:30 am to 4 pm


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The 4-day Applied Wilderness Survival Course is specifically designed to teach you the skills necessary to survive any situation with confidence. Your training includes; shelter building, water procurement, fire making with a bow drill, food procurement, primitive tools, cordage, and much more.Applied Course Content

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January 30th and 31st, 2021
9:30 am to 4 pm each day 

Sign-Up for our 2-day Essential Wilderness Survival Course!  You will learn and practice the basics of survival. This class is chiefly designed to develop the skills needed to survive during a 72-hour emergency situation. There are two days of instruction  Includes free camping.  After class spend the evening fishing from our pond, hike our trails, or relax at the central campfire.

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NOLS Wilderness First Aid


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Step forward in an emergency with this 16 to 20-hour course designed to introduce wilderness medicine principles. Learn how to improvise equipment, deal with challenging environments, and above all act with confidence away from medical care. Engage in classroom lectures and demonstrations, combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will help to integrate your learning. Course Content