The call of the wild is like a call from an elderly grandparent: though you can’t quite make out what’s being said, you feel better about yourself when you answer. Pick up nature’s phone with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $69 for an Intro to Wilderness Training class for one (a $150 value)
- $129 for an Intro to Wilderness Training class for two (a $300 value)<p>
Participants hoist their instructor-provided materials and set out with fellow explorers for a five-hour trek through rugged landscapes such as Golden Gate Park, Los Altos Hills, and Mount Tamalpais, learning backpacking techniques, hiking safety, water-purification methods, and signaling. The class’s basic curriculum enables novice hikers to acclimate themselves to the rigors of conquering nature trails, and lessons in crisis prevention and management equip hikers, bikers, and outdoorsmen of all skill levels to handle unexpected challenges. Please see here for a current schedule of classes, more dates may be added based on demand.<p>
Bay Area Expeditions
Bay Area Expeditions' experienced outdoorsmen, with backgrounds ranging from U.S. military service to botany education, lead students on instructional excursions to bolster wilderness-survival skills. Classes help students identify edible or medicinal plants, earn ASHI certification for first aid, or learn primitive skills. Overnight [expeditions]http://bayareaexpeditions.com/index.php/expeditions) lead guests beneath the starry skies of Big Sur or snowshoeing tours through the Sierra Nevadas’ snow-dusted basins.