You are alone in the middle of a harsh mountain environment and something goes wrong. What is the first thing you would do? Are you prepared to deal with an unexpected night out? What are the necessities needed to ensure you make it out alive?
This two-day hands-on course covers essential survival skills for hikers and outdoor enthusiast who enjoy exploring the backcountry of UAE rocky mountains and the rest of the world.
Through this engaging and dynamic experience, you will spend the day learning about hazard recognition and avoidance, emergency kits, survival psychology and basic to advanced first aid skills. During the practical field session, you will learn different skills to give you the confidence to deal with any situation.
Participants will focus equal amounts on theory, outdoor awareness, being properly prepared, tricks and techniques to keep you alive in emergency situations. Participants will gain knowledge that can be used in a wide variety of outdoor scenarios from camping, hunting, canoeing, or hiking to just being in the outdoors.
Below is some info about the course:
AED 1,550 per person
Candidates must have completed an Adult CPR and First aid course. Candidates must be at least 16 years old. Both theory and practical elements of the course must be passed to successfully gain this qualification.
• Online access to support materials including program PowerPoint
• Streaming video player
• Track past, present and future classes through TC portal
Recognized certification period:
• Up to 2 years
Successful completion (certification):
• Written evaluation: When not required by a regulatory agency, it is optional.
• Performance evaluation: All students must perform required skills competently without assistance.
What Will I Learn on This Course?
1- Know how to assess a scene and incident
2- Moving and Lifting a conscious and unconscious casualty
3- How mange a casualty suffering from shock
4- How to clean, close and dressing of wounds
5- How to control bleeds and major wounds
6- How to deal with facial injuries
7- How to deal with head, neck or back injuries
8- How to deal with Heat and Cold emergencies
9- How to help casualties with breathing difficulties and shortness of breath
10- How to deal with poisoning, bites and stings
11- How to protect yourself from the elements
12- Understanding emotional considerations
13- How to deal with Abdominal Problems
14- How to deal with Pain, Severe Pressure or discomfort in the chest
15- How to deal with Lighting strikes
16- How to recognize and deal with Altitude Illnesses
17- Understand Altered Mental Status
18- How to deal with Drowning incidents
• 7:30am Meeting point at ADNOC Petrol Station. Click for LOCATION.
• 8:00am (or earlier if everyone is on time) move towards the mountains.
• We drive together in one convoy towards the entrance of the wadi
• At the wadi, we park the sedans and redistribute all guests with the available SUVs/4x4s.
• Drive up the mountains for approximately half an hour.
• 8:30am-9:00am Hot Drinks
• 9:00am WFA Program Start (Theory)
• 2:00pm Lunch Break
• 3:00pm WFA Program (Practical)
• 7:30pm Dinner and bonfire evening
• 7:30am Breakfast
• 8:30am WFA Program Start (Theory)
• 2:00pm Lunch Break
• 3:00pm WFA Program (Test)
• 5:00pm End Program
*Timings are guidelines and subject to change due to group pace and external factors.
• Meals: Lunch and dinner on Saturday | Breakfast and lunch on Sunday
• 1 trail mix pack for the hike
• Experienced and certified mountain Guide.
• WFA Instructors
• First Aid
• Sleeping bags
• Sleeping mat
*All the camping gear provided is sanitized before and after use. However, feel free to bring your own should you be more comfortable with it.
*Note: If you are a vegetarian kindly notify us 2 days in advance.
(For any other diet specifications or food allergies, feel free to bring your own)
❍ DOES NOT INCLUDE:
• Backpack (if you do not have one, we can provide a shoulder sling bag)
• Transportation (Carpooling will be arranged between guests)
• Minimum 3L water for hiking
All guests joining our excursions are covered by insurance.
❍ HIKING GEAR LIST
• Face Mask (preferably reusable, or alternatively head bandana/buff)
• A Must: Backpack (Recommended with good shoulder and waist straps) or regular school backpack
• Headlights (notify us if you do not have and we can provide them)
• Hiking boots (recommended with ankle support) or trainers
• Hiking poles (if you have knee problems)
• Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses (optional)
• Energy bars
• Face towel for the hike
• Water canteen or water bladder (to cut down on singly use plastic)
• Personal basic Aid kit (Advil, band-aid, antiseptic, hand sanitiser, wet wipes, etc)
• Extra shirt, towel, flip-flops (for after the hike)
• NO JEANS & NO SANDALS ON HIKE
❍ DIFFICULTY ELABORATION
Due to the current situation, we advise you to drive your own vehicle to the location.
Note: 4x4 required to reach camp
❍ WAIVER FORM
By completing the booking of this trip, you acknowledge full responsibility of understanding and agreeing to waiver as described in link herewith:
❍ SAFETY OPERATION PROTOCOL
Below is the full safety operation protocol that has been approved by authorities for the safety of our guides and our guests:
❍ TERMS & CONDITIONS
Strictly, No Refund for Cancelation
❍ WEATHER CONDITIONS
Adventurati Outdoor has the right to cancel the trip without notice due to a sudden change in weather conditions that might affect the overall safety of everyone joining. If the cancellation has been made by the operator side, all participants will be refunded.