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Woods Trekker
by Primitive Wilderness Survival

Take Your Wilderness Survival Skills to the Next Level

Are you ready to take your wilderness survival skills to the next level? Look no further than Woods Trekker, taught by none other than Phillip Liebel, the expert who's been featured on the History Channel's "Alone: The Beast" and has learned from, and taught alongside some of the greatest wilderness and homesteading instructors in the nation.

In our Introductory course, Essential Primitive Wilderness Survival, you learned essential skills needed set up a shelter and survive. In this intermediate course, you'll learn new skills that will allow you to go out and confidently explore the landscape around you, so you can discover and utilize the valuable resources that surround you.

Prerequisite: Have taken our intro course, Essential Primitive Wilderness Survival.

Course Highlights

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New Shelter and Water Purification Techniques

Learn some basic bushcrafting techniques to increase your ability to create shelter in more situations, and more water disinfection techniques in case you need to get by with less gear!

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Friction Fires

Learn Bow Drill Friction Fires using an official PWS Bow Drill Kit, and then learn how to create your own kit with resources from the land.

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Compass Navigation and Mapping

Learn to confidently get out into the areas around your camp, so you can find and utilize natural resources, as well as discover ways to create maps of the areas around you

Learn from an experienced instructor

Phillip Liebel

Phillip is not only an expert in his field, but also an engaging and passionate teacher. In the Woods Trekker Course, you'll have the opportunity to learn from him in person and benefit from his wealth of knowledge and experience.

Plus, you'll be joining a community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for wilderness survival. The course will take place at Prairie Haven Ranch in Graham, TX, a beautiful and natural setting that will immerse you in the experience.

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Immerse Yourself in the Wilderness Experience

Learn and practice wilderness skills in a natural setting

In the Woods Trekker Course, you'll immerse yourself in the wilderness experience and learn essential survival skills in a stunning natural setting. Phillip will guide you every step of the way as you learn how to navigate using a compass, create shelters using natural resources, and start friction fires off the landscape. You'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently tackle any outdoor adventure.

Navigate Confidently

Learn map and compass Navigation techniques

Navigating through the wilderness can be intimidating, but with the skills you'll learn in the Woods Trekker Course, you'll be able to do it with confidence. Phillip will teach you map and compass techniques, so you can find your way safely and effectively.

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Make Memories and Friendships

Share the campfire with other attendees

Not only will you leave the Woods Trekker Course with valuable skills, but you'll also leave with memories and friendships. You'll have the opportunity to share the campfire with other attendees who share your passion for wilderness survival.

Stories about us

From around the campfire... 

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"Looking forward to the next one!"

“Phillip Liebel did a great job leading the December 2022 Basic Survival course. I enjoyed the course materials and the camaraderie was top-notch. Phillip set the tone by being respectful of everyone's ability and being modest about his own experiences."  

- Eric Johnson

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“Awesome place!”

“Awesome place if you want to gain some of the skills you forgot while sitting at an office!”  

- Nicolas Nanichito Vargas

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“Vast wealth of knowledge!”

“Met Phillip Liebel at Flintlock 2: The Ozarks. Super cool dude with a vast wealth of knowledge and the ability to convey it to others who may not be so well versed in ancestral skills. Hope to study with him again soon”  

- Mike Simmons


Start your survival journey now

Sign up now to get instant access to our free online essential primitive skills course, and get access to our members area where you can find our intermediate and advanced courses, as well as info and registration for our in-person primitive survival skills training and adventures.

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