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Wilderness Skills Clinic

at Adventure Out - Oak Grove Manor 3025 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, California 94930

Come learn the ancient skill of survival – shelter, water, fire, food. No matter what your background, from the novice camper to the seasoned backpacker, there is something for you in this class. The 1-Day Wilderness Skills clinic is a great way to escape the hustle-and-bustle of the week and get back to nature! Our trained instructors – expert...

Saturday Apr 20th, 10am - 3pm


Bay Area Backpacking

at Adventure Out - Los Gatos 15000 Skyline Blvd, Los Gatos, California 95033

If you live in the bay area, the idea of backpacking doesn’t have to mean sitting in traffic for another few hours to reach a trailhead. The Skyline to Sea trail is the perfect adventure for a Santa Cruz/Bay Area local looking to have a genuine backcountry experience with varying terrain, right in our own beloved coastal home. 3-Day, 2-Night Trip...

Friday May 17th, 9am - 11:45pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

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Survival Immersion Overnight

at Adventure Out - Boulder 250 Scout Ranch Rd, Boulder Creek, California 95006

Using the backcountry acreage of our wilderness camp, we’ll get you out beyond the amenities of the regular campsites, into the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains and applying all the skill we’ve taught you. The Wilderness Skills & Survival Clinic is a prerequisite to this course. You must have taken that class in order to attend the overnight...

Saturday Jun 15th, 10am - 11:45pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Animal Tracking Clinic

at Adventure Out

Tracking is a lifelong study – this class will give you the tools to start down that road. Topics discussed will include clear print track identification, animal behavior and pattern tracking, landscape disturbance tracking, as well as human tracking, track aging, and tracking tools and journaling techniques. Teaching-by-doing is our motto: this...

Sunday Jun 30th, 10am - 3pm

Advanced Fire-by-Friction Clinic

at Adventure Out

Held in the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains, our advanced fire-by-friction clinic takes the foundational knowledge from our beginner class and expands it to more highly refined skills and extreme situations. Hand drill fire-by-friction is introduced (this method is not covered or demonstrated at all in the beginner class), and more difficult scenarios...

Saturday Jun 29th, 10am - 2pm

Wilderness First Aid Certification (20 Hours)

at Adventure Out

The Two Day, (16-20 hour) Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is for outdoor professionals and enthusiasts ages 14+. This class is active and practical – participants will learn fundamental wilderness medicine and prevention, while developing important judgment skills for outdoor emergencies. Day Wilderness First Aid and CPR course Internationally...

Saturday Jun 22nd, 8am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification

at Adventure Out

*80 Hour Certification *Receive an internationally recognized Wilderness First Responder Certification *Learn valuable backcountry medical skills *Expert Instructors – certified by BMG and the American Heart Association The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) program is an intensive 80 hour course, often considered the standard for expedition leaders,...

Saturday Jun 15th, 8:30am - 6:30pm

  (7 sessions)

7 sessions

Traps & Snares

at Adventure Out - Boulder 250 Scout Ranch Rd, Boulder Creek, California 95006

This class is offered at our beautiful wilderness camp in the Santa Cruz mountains and will run 1 full day. Come spend a day surrounded by ancient redwoods! The price has been discounted down from $195 to $150 to make it more accessible to interested parties, but for this reason food is not provided. Taught by our experienced survival instructors...

Sunday Sep 29th, 10am - 3pm

Backpacking to Yosemite's Half Dome

at Adventure Out

This is an Incredible Adventure to one of Yosemite’s Treasures! The hike to the top of Half Dome from the valley floor is a 16.4-mile, 2-day hike with a 4,737-elevation gain up to 8,884 feet. Most of the trail that leads to Half Dome is the John Muir trail which starts at Happy Isles (and leads all the way to the summit of Mt. Whitney 210 miles away!)....

Friday Jun 21st, 5pm - 11:45pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

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High Sierra Intro to Backpacking

at Adventure Out

If you want to learn how to plan, prepare and venture into the wilderness on your own, this trip is for you. The goals are not focused on endurance or technical hiking, but rather to teach all the elements of how to backpack using leave-no-trace ethics. We will be hiking into the pristine and beautiful Ansel Adams Wilderness in the Sierra National...

Friday Aug 2nd, 8:30am - 11:45pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

Kids & Teens Survival Camp

at Adventure Out - Boulder 250 Scout Ranch Rd, Boulder Creek, California 95006

The camp will run for 4 hours each day, 9am-1pm. If you are interested in carpooling to Boulder Creek, Adventure Out is always happy to help connect parents to arrange this and reduce our carbon footprint. We usually have 1-2 carpool groups coming from Santa Cruz, and another from Los Gatos/San Jose. Our trained instructors – expert survivalists...

Monday Aug 5th, 9am - 2pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Stand up Paddle Boarding

at Adventure Out - South of Market 451 Berry St, San Francisco, California 94158

Come join Adventure Out for guided Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) tours and instructional clinics in the heart of San Francisco. Our tours depart from the recently renovated Mission Creek Park near the Ballpark in the SOMA / Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco. Our expert instructors will help you learn the basics if you are new to SUP’ing,...

Friday May 3rd, 9am - 11am

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Desert Survival Skills Backpacking

at Adventure Out

This is a great backpacking trip that will introduce participants to the ancient majesty of the desert. The trip will not focus on mileage but rather on the experience of being immersed in the natural world. Participants will sleep under the ancient desert stars and learn indigenous skills such as fire making, stone tools, water and food collection,...

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4 sessions

Stone Tools

at Adventure Out

This class is offered on our private property in the Santa Cruz mountains and will run 2 days, 10-3pm each day. The price has been discounted down from $325 to $250 to make it more accessible to interested parties, but for this reason food and camping are not provided. Taught by Adventure Out owner Cliff Hodges or lead instructor Jack Harrison, with...

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2 sessions

Arrow Making

at Adventure Out

Making arrowheads is just the beginning. Take the skills you learned in the Flintknapping course to the next level as we delve in to the realm of arrows. Course topics include shaft harvesting and straightening, pitch and sinew work, fletching, and halfting. This is a unique opportunity to learn arrow construction from the few people left in North...

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