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Winter Travel & Survival

Winter Travel & Survival – Canada, France and the Netherlands

  • France: Jura XL, 6 days in January
  • Canada: Wintertravel & Survival, 14 days in February-March
  • Canada: Winter Survival & Bushcraft, 2 and 3 days in February
  • Netherlands TBA

Wintersurvival & Bushcraft 2 and 3 day Course.
Location: Sundre Alberta
Dates: February 24-26 2023
Instructors: David Holder & Raoul Kluivers
More info coming up soon 

Our Wilderness Guide Level 2 Course is focussed on Winter Travel & Survival, but we also offer this training as a Specialization Course or ‘just’ as an incredible experience.

Every year we organize a training in the French Jura and at least every two years in the Canadian Rockies.

The Jura training is a 6 days ‘intermediate’ training, the training in Canada is ‘Advanced / Specialized’, 14 days in the Rockies

During both training programs we will cover the folowing subjects
– Bushcraft & Survival / Wilderness Living Skills
– Flora, Fauna, Tracking
– Avalanche Awareness
– Orienteering, Route Finding


In Canada the end of the training wil be a 24 hours Solo or Duo skill Challenge (depending on experience, Knowledge, Skills, pre training, WFA Certification and Endurance we will chose for a solo or duo Challenge) .

France: JURA XL!
First and last night overnighter in a ‘Gite’
The other nights overnighter in a shelter, quinzee and/or refuge (You will have to take care of your own food during those days). The first and last night you can order a meal in the gite.


Dates: 2023 January 20-25 (arrival 19th evening – leaving 26th morning)


€ 600,-
Overnight accommodation
Course study material
2 nights in a Gite
Use of snowshoes, poles, skis


Not included:
Meals, food, beverages
Travel insurance



Canada: The program will run next to the CSWI / WG Level 2 Course
Register: Send us an e-mail

14 days Canada (Arrival – Departure )
– Overnighting’s in a Cabin, Hostel, Ranch and (of course) in a Quinzee, tents and/or shelter.

Costs :
2023: € 2750,-
Payment due upon registration: € 1000,-
The full amount before December 31th 2022.
Canadians and Americans please contact us before registration, we will send a Register Form. Cost might be different (and in CAD) depending on egg. Car ownership. Registration through our partners from Mahikan Trails.

Overnight accommodation
Course study material
Transportation in Canada

Not including:
Meals, food, beverages
Travel insurance
Return ticket Netherlands/Canada
Transportation from Calgary airport to Cochrane (and vise versa)
Accommodation upon arrival and departure.

Dates 2023: This program will run next to the CSWI Level 2 Course

Wintertravel and Survival Certification
This is a combination of the different Courses.

Level 1: Netherlands 4 days and Jura six days.
€ 750,-
Includes FROSTBITE! wilderness meeting.

Level 2: Netherlands 8 days and Jura 2 x 6 days (in two years)
€ 1390,-
Includes FROSTBITE! wilderness meeting (2 x)

Level 3: Netherlands 4 days, Jura 6 days and Canada 14 Days.
€ 3100,-
Includes FROSTBITE! wilderness meeting.

Exclusive travel to and from destination. Travel insurance, food and drinks. Includes campingcosts / lodging.

More information coming up soon.