Wilderness Hazards

COURSE FEES:
 

Flate rate of $900 for up to 10 students plus $50 for each additional student.
 

TRAVEL FEES:
 

Distances less than 100km from Hythe, Alberta - $.85/kilometer return from Hythe, Alberta.

Distances greater than 100km from Hythe, Alberta - $.85/kilometer return from Hythe, Alberta + $30 extra charge for every additional 100km return from Hythe.

**Overnight accommodations and meal charges may apply for distances greater than 200 km from Hythe, Alberta
 

CANCELLATION POLICY:
 

Course can be cancelled, up to 16 hours before class starting time, without any penalty.

If cancelled, within 16 hours, then a flat fee of $400 will be charged.

This fee however, will be deducted from the next bill, if another course is booked and completed.
 


 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
 

This course covers all the main wilderness hazards, that a person may be subject to in North America

 

DURATION OF COURSE:
 

7 hours
 

COURSE DETAILS:
 

Hazards covered, including prevention:

  • Bear Aware and Safety, (Grizzly & Black Bear)
  • Cougars
  • Wolves
  • Ungulates (moose, deer and elk)
  • Bison
  • Rattle snakes
  • Wood ticks
  • Bees
  • Poison Ivy
  • Centipedes
  • Spiders
  • Some poisonous plants
  • Falling injury
  • Wind and lightning hazards
  • Getting lost
  • Allergies

COURSE OUTCOME:
 

Be equipped to identify all the major wilderness hazards and to be able to avoid them.

 

QUALIFICATIONS BY COMPLETING THE COURSE:
 

A ticket, providing certification of completing the course, that is good for three years.
 

INSTRUCTOR'S QUALIFICATIONS:
 

  • Worked as a Forest Officer and Logging Supervisor for 30 years
  • Worked and did wilderness recreation for over 50 years with no personal injury or time lost accidents.
  • Supervised many crews in the Wilderness for over 30 years, with no major injuries or time loss accidents. This included, fire fighting for 23 years, supervising brushing with chain saw, tree planting etc.
  • Previously ran a trap line.
  • Studied all forms of wilderness hazards and their prevention over many years.

 



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Dawson Creek, BC

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(250)784-8001 (cell)

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lyle@lrm.ca

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