Warning - This is advance training and will involve water, food, and sleep deprivation. Please ensure you are mentally ready for this challenge before engaging in this class.
- Choice of 2 Cutting Tools - Carbon Steel Knife (Mora Bushcraft Black) and Multi Tool (The Six things your knive must be able to do at a Pathfinder Class - 1. Be at least a 5" blade. 2. Be High Carbon Steel. 3. Be Full Tang. 4. Have a 90 Degree Spine. 5. Strike with Flint. 6. Be a NON Coated blade.)
- Large Ferro Cerium Rod
- 100% Cotton Material 3'x6' or 2 ea. - 3'x3' Bandannas
- 2 ea - 32oz. Stainless Steel Bottle with nesting cup
- 2 ea. - 55 Gallon Drum Liners - 3mil.
- 1 ea. - Re-Useable Emergency Space Blanket 5' x 7'
- 1 ea. - Poly Tarp or Painters Drop Cloth 3mil minimum 8'x8'
- 1 ea. - Queen Size Wool Blanket or 2 ea. - Twin Size Wool Blankets (military style)
- Cordage - 1 ea. - 1lb roll of #36 Bank line, 1lb. roll of #12 Bank line, and 100' roll of paracord
- 20' Natural Rop 1/2" diameter or 20' of nylon webbing
- Compass with bezel ring & sighting mirror (NON Lensatic) You ask why "NON Lensatic"? Watch this video for Dave's explantation
- Headlamp with spare batteries (AA or AAA only)
- 1 Roll of Duct Tape 2"x35 yards (Gorilla brand)
- 1 Sail Needle
- Dry Bag 5-10 liter capacity
- Journal and 3 ea. pencils (carpenter style)
- Leather Gloves
- NO Watches!
- NO Food!
- NO Water!
- NO Cell Phones!
- NO Toilet Paper!
- Tobacco & Water Flavorings are allowed. i.e. Coffee, Tea, Coca (limited to 16oz. of one type)
- Bring any and all medications for personal use including bug sprays (especially those that repell ticks) as well as first aid items that are appreciate for the outdoor environment (especially items for posion ivy).
- Hygiene to include only a toothbrush and 1 spare bandanna.
- Clothes appropriate for weather conditions in the area
This equipment is required to complete this course.
NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO ORDER ITEMS FROM SELF RELIANCE OUTFITTERS YOU MUST DO SO NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO CLASS TO ENSURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR GEAR. ORDERS CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO THE SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR PICK UP.