Advanced SAR (Search and Rescue) Tracker Level 2
Level 2 advanced tracking class is a 40 hours hands on instruction program that includes day classes as well as night ops.
This class has a difficulty of intermediate to advanced and registers must take the prerequisite course of SAR Tracker Level 1.
Level 2 advanced tracking class is a 40 hours hands on instruction program that includes day classes as well as night ops. Students will build upon what they learned in Basic SAR Tracking level 1 and learn more advanced skills to move fast to close the gap and distance of the track maker.
In this class the students will learn more official skills and pressure releases and basics on crime scene investigations. In this class the students will learn how to approach a scene safely and pick up the direction of travel of their target and also learn how to conduct a search for a missing person involving tracking using more advanced tactics.
This class will be a progression of SAR Tracker 1, comprised of all field training to put your skills to the test and learn new techniques to refine your skills as a tracker.
Training to prepare SAR members for urban, rural and night tracking under “ideal” conditions. This course is for the SAR or law enforcement person that has the desire to become a tracker for the purpose of Search & Rescue. It is an intensive course with 4 hours of classroom and 36+ hours in the field.
Based on Jack Kearney’s “Tracking: A Blueprint for Learning How” and developed with his consent, this course teaches all the basics. The class will be held in the mountains just outside of Cripple Creek Colorado. After class, students are welcome to stay at our established camp and kick their feet up by the campfire. Bring your tent or camper and spend the evenings with us!
This course is highly suitable for Law Enforcement, Forest Rangers, Land Owners, Ranchers, Corrections, SAR, Outdoorsmen, Survivalists, or anybody who loves venturing into the great outdoors.
Accommodations: A large 21 person military tent with winter liner is provided for a community tent during class hours and may be used for sleeping at night. Tent is complete with 2 wood burning stoves and a cot for each student. A smaller 5-10 person military tent with winter liner and is also available for private sleeping accommodations (first come/first served).
Food and Water: Water will be provided but you will need to provide your own food of your choice. 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. Our camp ready meals are the healthiest option on the market! You can also purchase food locally once you get here. Walmart and several local eateries are a close drive away.
Minimum Recommended Equipment: Bring appropriate outdoor clothing, a good sleeping bag and an all season tent if you do not wish to stay in our military tent. Sunscreen and UV protective sunglasses. Knee pads, flashlight, tape measurer, pen and pencil.
Students must bring:
- Serviceable Uniform/Clothing (seasonally appropriate)
- Hiking Boots (broken in)
- Knee pads (highly recommended)
- Tape measurer
- Binoculars (optional)
- GPS/ Lensatic Compass
- Handheld Flashlight with colored lenses
- Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK)
- Hydration System
- Eye Protection (Clear lens eye protection is recommended)
- Wet weather gear (optional)
- 30 feet of 550 cord
- Gloves (optional)
- Seasonally appropriate hat, underwear, and outerwear
- Good quality insect repellent with Deet (optional)
- Folding Chair (optional)
- Seasonally appropriate equipment to remain overnight in field conditions.
Shelter: You may sleep in a tent you bring, in your vehicle, in a primitive shelter or share one of our military tents which have wood burning stoves inside.
We will not provide you with any gear, so please come prepared. Fixed blade knife, folding saw, overnight camping gear, winter sleeping bag and a small backpack.
Check our Recommended Items List for more details!
The instructor for this class is Fernando Moreira.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 18, 2020 at 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Mon)
- May 19, 2020 at 09:00 am - 06:00 pm (Tue)
- May 20, 2020 at 09:00 am - 06:00 pm (Wed)
- May 21, 2020 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Thu)
Additional time info:
Please arrive 30 minutes early for check-in.
At Colorado Mountain Man Survival and The Survival University we strive to help everyone feel comfortable in the outdoors allowing you to truly enjoy your wilderness experience.
We explain and demonstrate how to perform skills like building shelters, creating fire, purifying water, procuring food, and much more with nothing but what nature provides.
Our instruction utilizes both primitive and modern technologies including bushcrafting, land navigation, wilderness medicine, wilderness first aid, edible wild plants, flint knapping, tracking and more. The mountains are one of the hardest places to survive but we can offer you a controlled environment to improve your skills and experience. If you can learn to survive in the Rocky Mountains, you will be prepared for just about anywhere.
Book one of our survival classes online today and come join us to challenge your wits and survival skills.
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Monarch Drive, Cripple Creek, CO 80813