Backpacker Survival 101

Learn unique skills, strategies, and tips to help prevent and mitigate an unexpected survival scenario while backpacking.

I'll help you be better prepared for any backpacking trip!




Learn to think like a Search & Rescue Professional! Included in your course enrollment is a complimentary copy of Jason Hunt's most recent survival manual. This manual is a great supplement to video material and can help you prepare for the unexpected while hiking or backpacking!

Course Objectives

What can you expect to learn?

  • FREE Downloadable Search and Rescue (SAR) Manual!

  • How to build a "Backpacker Survival Kit"

  • Introduction to Nordic Trekking

  • Navigation Tips & Training

  • Stove Kit Cooking

  • Hasty Shelter Shelter Set Up

  • Survival Fire Training

  • Day Hikers First Aid Kit

  • Basic Camp Security

  • AND MORE!!!

Course Curriculum

  • 1
    Backpacker Survival 101 Training Modules
    • 1. Pre-Hike Details (PLUS FREE SAR MANUAL DOWNLOAD)
    • 2. Pack Kit Mentality
    • 3. Nordic Walking
    • 4. Trail Resources and Tips
    • 5. Navigation Tips
    • 6. Stove Kit Cooking
    • 7. Five W's of Camp Location
    • 8. Shelter Set Up
    • 9. Quick Gear Tip
    • 10. Quick Survival Fire Skills
    • 11. First Aid Kit
    • 12. Basic Camp Security


Meet Ethan & Jason Hunt

  • Ethan Hunt

    Ethan Hunt

    Ethan Hunt works full-time at Campcraft Outdoors where he's trained under the watchful eyes of his father Dr. Jason Hunt, Jamie Burleigh, and other instructors for the past ten years. Ethan has earned multiple certifications as a nationally certified fitness coach with specialties in Boot Camp Fitness, MMA Conditioning, and Tactical Fitness. He's also completed numerous classes at The Pathfinder School where he worked as an Instructors Apprentice for a few years. You can learn more about Ethan's projects at
  • Jason Hunt

    Founder, Campcraft Outdoors

    Jason Hunt

    Jason has been a life-long student of the outdoors. Since early childhood, he has spent countless hours venturing and exploring the woods and hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. Jason is the founder and chief instructor of Campcraft Outdoors Field School where he trains others to encounter spiritual growth through outdoor skills training. He is an avid writer, appearing regularly in Survivor's Edge Magazine, Backwoods Survival Guide and Prepper's Survival Guide and is a published author having written Walking the Narrow Path, Reasons for the Seasons as well as coauthored Bushcraft First Aid. He is a specialist in modern survival, wilderness, and austere medicine with credentials from The Pathfinder School, Randall's Adventure & Training, NASAR, ASHI, KY Emergency Management, Wilderness Medical Society, and Med-Tact School of Tactical Medicine. Jason and his family manufacture their own line of handcrafted waxed canvas bags as well, to learn more visit