Survival in the Outdoors – December 5

IMG_0932As part of the new Wilderness skills workshop series, the Friends of Gatineau Park are happy to be offering a practical and interesting activity, Survival in the Outdoors. This workshop will take place on Friday, December 5, 2014, from 7 to 9 pm, and will be given by members of Search and Rescue Global 1 (SAR Global 1 – The bilingual (English and French) presentation features practical tips and equipment demonstrations.


Topics covered:IMG_0597

  • Planning backcountry trips
  • Navigating with a map and compass
  • Ten essential items you need to carry and know how to use
  • Survival skills
  • Search and rescue techniques.

With these skills and techniques in your toolkit, you will be less likely to get lost in the woods, yet better prepared for misadventures.

Here are additional details about this event:

  • Time: Starting at 7 pm and running until approximately 9 pm

  • Place: Lynx Room, Gatineau Park Visitor Centre , 33 Scott Road, Chelsea, Québec

  • Information & Registration: 819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016

  • Cost: Adults $15 (members $12); Seniors / Students $12 (members $10); teenagers (aged 12 to 17) $5

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