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Wilderness Survival Courses & Expeditions

2006/2007 Programme update

Our UK programmes continue to be in high demand with all our past wilderness survival training courses and expeditions running at maximun capacity, attended by adventurers from all walks of life, including overseas volunteer personnel, security and medical services, teachers, journalists, geologists, independent travellers, gap year students, expedition teams, outdoor leaders and armed forces personnel, as well as adventurous individuals and groups looking for an exciting, challenging and enjoyable experience. Most recently, we worked with Chris Ryan at our training base in the Brecon Beacons, Wales as technical advisors and location support team on his latest TV survival series “How not to die”, shown on Sky One.

The 2006/2007 course and expedition dates can now be viewed on our costs and dates page.

Skye 2006
Expedition Eilean à Cheo

Expedition Eilean à Cheo is undertaken from our Scottish training base in the Trotternish region of Skye and consists of several phases of training and application exercises, including expedition planning and preparation, navigation skills, campcraft, survival and rescue procedures. See details of the 2006 Expedition Eilean à Cheo – Expedition skills course on the Skye page.

Overseas Training Expeditions

Bookings are now being taken for the following training expeditions.

NorwayArctic9th – 17th February 2007More details
BotswanaBush12th – 26th May 2007More details

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

‘Know Before You Go’ campaign

The UK Survival School are pleased to announce our recent appointment as official Information Partners committed to the charter of the ‘know Before You Go’ campaign. Launched in 2001, ‘Know Before You Go’ is an ongoing consular awareness campaign run by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). It encourages British nationals to be better prepared for their overseas trips with a view to avoiding common travelling traumas, risks and dangers.

The key campaign message is simple and applies to everyone – Know Before You Go – get travel insurance, research your destination including local laws and customs, visit your GP at least six weeks before travelling overseas and make copies of important travel documents.

The UK Survival School continues to run the most comprehensive Adventure Travellers survival course available in the UK.

Talisman is a unique course covering the fundamental wilderness and urban survival skills required to venture into the unknown. The course is undertaken in the remote and breathtaking mountain forests of the Brecon Beacons, Wales. With a reputation for unpredictable climates and challenging terrains, the Beacons are one of the few regions in the UK that can realistically prepare you for adventure into remote environments.