2-day Survival Course in Swedish Wilderness
Duration: 1 day 2 hours Easy
Why we love this tour
Learn how to survive in the wild and discover the beautiful Swedish nature in a two-day survival course!
- Learn the art of survival
- Enjoy stunning landscapes and amazing nature
- Have fun practicing your skills
- Learn how to find food and water
- Practice building a shelter, starting a fire, and setting traps
- Learn about edible, healing, and toxic plants
- Enjoy tasty food cooked on wooden fire
- Gain confidence in difficult daily situations
Have you ever wondered what is it like to survive in the wild without the comfort of civilization? How hard is it to get food and water, build a fire, and find your way home safely?
In the dense pine forests outside Stockholm, we teach you how to navigate these obstacles with all the necessary survival strategies.
First, we dive into the fundamentals, such as how to make a fire, build a shelter, and find food and water. We then cover more advanced skills depending on your interests. Learn how to track animals, cross a wild river, or heal with plants. There's no better way to experience life out in the bare wilderness.
At the end of the day, our hard work pays off. We cook a tasty meal on our own fire and sleep in our handmade shelter. In the trees under the Nordic skies, you feel connected to nature like never before.
After two days full of fun and hands-on learning in incredible nature, you gain confidence not only for surviving in the wild but for all sorts of life situations. You see the world with different eyes, knowing the abilities of your own two hands. Situations requiring survival training come without warning. Therefore you will have to be ready and be able to react fast in each of them. You could get lost in the forest, be victim of a collision, trapped in an avalanche, stock in a blizzard or a natural disaster may occur etc.
We are proposing a teaching that will provide you techniques, tools but as well confidence in your knowledge and your abilities to react correctly when a survival situation arise.
THE PROGRAM IS FOCUSED ON:
The three survival fundamentals.
The basic needs and knowing which ones to prioritize.
Fire - how to build it? With what?
Shelter - how to build it? with what?
Food - what to eat? where to find it? how to prepare it?
Water - where to find it? how to collect it?
Plants: introduction to edible, toxic and medicinal plants.
Wildlife: tracking, dangers...
Orientation - map reading.
Encampment - some simple tricks to make life easier in those situations.
Survival in group: leadership.
Need to know before you go
What to bring with you:
- Your camping gear, tent, sleeping bag, and mat. Unless you rent them from us.
- A backpack 70-80L
- Hiking shoes
- Wool socks
- Rain clothes
- Warm sweater for the evening/night
- change of clothes but one will do fine.
- Hiking trousers. NO jeans.
- Underlayer for the night. (winter)
- Your personal medication if needed.
- Sandals (no flip flops)
- Pen & paper
Children must be at least 13 years old to join the tour.
Private tours are available.
This experience requires minimum 2 people. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
We meet at our office in south Stockholm, easily accessible by metro.
During a 2 day course, we will be able to go through most basic and some advanced techniques, but if you are seriously interested or just enjoy staying in the wild just as much as we do, we recommend you to take a multi-day course, which can last anywhere from 3 to 14 days.
This tour involves an outdoor physical activity, so being in healthy shape is required.
It is possible to leave all your unnecessary belongings with us once we meet. If needed, we can also arrange backpack rental for 10 euros per night.
We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 14 days or less before the event (multi-day events).
We allow 24 hours cancellation free policy for Covid-19 reasons.
True Nature Sweden office
Ystadsvägen 18, 121 49 Johanneshov
Provided byTrue Nature Sweden
Reviews for this tour
16 Jun 2022
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