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Outdoor Self-Reliance: Fire and Water

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

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One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

$65 – $75

This class is focused on two essentials of self-reliance; creating fire and potable water. We will be using hands-on practical activities meant to build your comfort level with these difficult tasks. We will demonstrate and practice techniques using modern tools to provide you with these critical outdoor skills. You will build, light and maintain a fire while learning the utility of fire in emergency situations. This fire will aid in water purification after we have explored the various water filtration methods. A variety of filtration and purification methods will be presented and hands-on practice with these methods will prepare you for the important task of creating potable water. Outdoor Self Reliance Basics is a recommended precursor to the Fire and Water course.

* The proper role of fire and water in Survival
* Fire as a survival tool
* Fire Essentials and Construction
* Proper fuel selection and Ignition sources
* Hands-on Fire Building
* Various ways to carry water with you
* Hands-on Water Treatment
* Identifying ignition sources and water treatment options that can easily be included in an emergency kit

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Venue

McKinney Roughs Nature Park
1884 Hwy 71 West
Cedar Creek, TX 78612 United States
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Website:
https://www.lcra.org/parks/Pages/mckinney-roughs-nature-park.aspx

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