Where to Learn More
Books by Tom Brown Jr. and Courses at his Tracker School in New Jersey
“Tom Brown is one of my literary mentors,” Lee says. “Anything written by Tom is a sure bet, and any survival courses at his school come highly recommended, even though people think he is a little ‘out there’ with the spiritual side of things.”
Courses at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Western North Carolina
Look for courses titled Wilderness Survival 1 and Wilderness Survival 2. The first course teaches you how to survive the first 72 hours in the wild, when most rescues typically happen. In the second course, you learn what to do after the first three days have passed, addressing the need to survive on the move while self-rescuing.
Survival Courses from 88 Tactical at their Tekamah Training Facility in Nebraska
With introductory to advanced courses ranging from 8 hours to 48 hours, 88 Tactical offers skillset training you can benefit from regardless of skill level.