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Advanced Bushcraft Class

Presented by Colorado Mountain Man Survival at Colorado Mountain Man Survival, Cripple Creek CO

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Jul 08 - 14 2020
Advanced Bushcraft Class presented by Colorado Mountain Man Survival at ,

This advanced primitive bushcraft course takes the skills from the 5 Day Outdoor Skills class and builds on them to enable you to survive long term in the wilderness.

​This advanced primitive bushcraft course takes the skills from the 5 Day Outdoor Skills class and builds on them to enable you to survive long term in the wilderness. This advanced wilderness survival training course is designed to take your bushcraft skills to the next level and hone the fine art of living from the land.

The purpose of the wilderness survival training courses is to slowly transition you into being able to live completely off the land and make you a completely self reliant survivalist.
In this course, we will take you far beyond the normal survival training of the 72 hour survivor. This course is going to re-connect you with the survival skills that kept our ancestors alive since the beginning of time, and teach you how to not just survive but how to thrive in the wilderness.

We always teach our students that you don’t get any kudos for suffering, the superior survivor will use his knowledge of wilderness survival training to make life easy instead of a struggle. Always trying to attain some basic level of comfort in your shelter, procuring water quickly and efficiently, making fire on a whim in any conditions, and forage food in abundance from the land around us is what we strives to teach our students.

Subjects Covered Include:​

  • Bushcraft Cooking/ We will teach you jerky making as well as several other bushcraft cooking.
  • Primitive Pottery making with clay/ How to build an entire bush kitchen from nothing.
  • Primitive Hand drill and Totally Primitive Bow Drill; Bark cordage
  • Advanced Survival Trapping/ We will cover several primitive and modern traps.
  • Basket Fish Traps & other useful fishing tactics/ You will build a large basket fish trap, crawdad trap, and other survival fishing tactics.
  • Basket Making, Bark Containers, & Quivers
  • Camp Craft and Bushcraft Cooking
  • Wild edibles and medicinal plants

The survival training is very intensive and is almost entirely hands on with very little lecture time. The advanced survival training  is not so difficult that family and children can’t attend though.

This is the perfect family course for learning bushcraft in a family friendly environment. These are skills that your friends will be impressed with the next time you go camping and these are skills that tend to stick with you for a lifetime. The skills are taught in a laid back survival camp environment.

Self Reliance skills truly give you an empowered feeling because after your training you will be confident to walk into any environment and take care of yourself, your friends, and your family. If you need advanced survival training to increase your bushcraft skills and overall comfort, then this is the perfect course for you!

Food and Water Required: Water will be provided and food is your own choice but will be limited and rationed due to the scenario. We recommend quick field expedient meals such as our Camp Ready Meals or MRE’s. They can quickly be made at our primitive camps and won’t slow down the learning process. You can also purchase food locally once you get here. Walmart and several local eateries are within a close drive away.

Minimum Survival Tools Required:

  • Small Backpack
  • Poncho or Rain Gear
  • Outdoor Clothing
  • Fixed blade knife & folding saw
  • Overnight Camping Gear
  • Fixed blade knife (preferable a bushcraft style knife)
  • Boots
  • Folding saw
  • Paracord

You don’t need much equipment for our courses, though good equipment does speed the learning process up greatly!

Bring your gear with you. We do not provide you with gear unless you purchase it from us ahead of time.  You don’t need much equipment for our courses, though good equipment does speed the learning process up greatly!  You don’t have to buy our  gear to attend the course, but you need survival gear of equivalent quality.

Check our Recommended Items List for more details!

If you are still unsure of what gear you need for our survival courses, then we have assembled a complete kit that is still high quality but for a budget friendly price. All the items in this kit were hand selected by the lead instructor at CMM Survival to be the best bushcraft tools on a budget. The CMM Survival Kit is a full package kit that can be used in all our courses. These are all must have tools at a good price. Its a great survival kit, bug out kit, go bag, and much more. Add some other items to this kit and you have a decked out survival bag that you can survive in comfort. With this kit and our training you can be guaranteed to survive like a king in almost any environment.



Contact: (719) 930-9714


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Additional time info:

This class has either a 5-day or 7-day option.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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Monarch Drive, Cripple Creek, CO 80813

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