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The First 72

Gear List:

​Required Items:
  • Weather Appropriate Clothing (Required Long Pants)
  • Footwear- Closed toed foot wear (Boots or Hiking Boots)
  • Leather Work Gloves
  • Snack and food for the duration of the class
  • Beverages( ie: Coffee or Soft Drinks)
  • Water will be provided
  • Hammock, Tent, or Tarp Shelter
  • Sleep System or Sleeping Bag
  • Medications
  • Bug Repellent
  • Fixed Blade Carbon Steel Knife with 90 degree Spine (Examples: Mora Garberg, Mora Bushcraft)
  • High Lumen Headlamp with EXTRA Batteries
  • Folding Saw and or Camp Axe
  •  100 ft paracord
  • 1/4 lb NO.36 bank line
  • Minimum 8x10 tarp
  • Single wall canteen or water bottle
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Write in rain notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Eye Protection
  • 1/2 inch Ferro Rod 

Please contact with any questions about gear. We will have gear onsite for sale if needed.

Class Description:

You will spend one night in tarp shelter in order to get certification.

Will intentionally be put in stressful situation at some point to replicate fatigue, hyperhermia, etc.

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