SAR (Search and Rescue) Tracker w/ Fernando Moreira
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This 30 hour custom course designed specifically for students of The Survival University will cover search and rescue (SAR), and some tactical aspects of tacking.
SAR personnel work to get the missing person or persons back to safety.
The training received can be used for whatever professional or leisure activity you are training for.
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.
The physical aspect of tracking are identical for all groups, the only difference being what each does when they catch up to their quarry.
It is an intensive course with 4 hours of classroom and 26+ 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.
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).
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.
- Serviceable Uniform/Clothing (seasonally appropriate)
- Hiking Boots (broken in)
- Binoculars (optional)
- GPS/ Lensatic Compass
- 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)
- Camouflage stick, compact or cream
- 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.
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 recommended items list for more details!
Refunds will not be given for guest instructors unless you contact us within 5 days of purchasing your ticket and no later than 24 hours before class is scheduled. Their classes are infrequent and limited, therefor you are paying to hold your spot for their classes. If you are unable to attend once you have paid, you will either have to find another person to attend in your place or you forfeit your fees. If you find another person to attend in your stead, please contact us so that we can change our class roster.
Be sure to read our full refund policy here.
Contact: (719) 930-9714
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Length: 3 days/4 nights
Class Starts Thursday Night at approximately 6pm and will continue on until Early Sunday Afternoon.
Monarch Drive, Cripple Creek, CO