Basic Wilderness Survival and Rescue

Basic Wilderness Survival and Rescue

Date: April 10 - April 10, 2021

Course Category: Wilderness Education    

Location: North Carolina

Instructor: Anthony Dercole

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While venturing into the wilderness is exhilarating for the spirit, it is not without risk, so we designed a Wilderness Survival and Rescue curriculum with one of the area’s top rescue professionals to give you a solid foundation in what to do if things go wrong. Designed for all outdoor adventurers from climbers to hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers alike, this one-day course will inform and empower you to be prepared for whatever nature throws your way.


Topics Covered:

  • The basics-minimum equipment you should carry
  • Potential perils
  • First aid in the wilderness
  • Navigation
  • Prevention


Cost: $125


Date: April 10, 2021


About the Instructor: Anthony Dercole is a Paramedic, NC Emergency Management SAR Technician, Wilderness EMT, NC Rope Rescue Technician, Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operator, is Ski Patrol Outdoor Emergency Care certified, and is an American Mountain Guides Association Apprentice Rock Guide who has performed hundreds of rescues across Western North Carolina. In other words, he is THE person you would want with you when things go wrong!