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Learn one of the most forgotten skills on Earth!

Student Reviews

  • Very informative

    Alyson Maier

    Great course, with very informative content that is presented in a fun and understandable way even for a beginner with cordage (like me). Thanks, Creek!

    Great course, with very informative content that is presented in a fun and understandable way even for a beginner with cordage (like me). Thanks, Creek!

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    WELCOME & MATERIALS
    • Welcome & Course Materials
  • 2
    Trees & Harvest
    • Getting Started
    • Identification Guides: 4 POPULAR CORDAGE TREES
  • 3
    Stripping & Peeling
    • Stripping Bark from the Tree
  • 4
    Retting
    • Let Mother Nature Do the Work for You
  • 5
    Washing
    • Cleaning Your Retted Bark Fibers
  • 6
    Processing Fibers & Subdividing
    • Preparing for Use
  • 7
    Drying
    • Drying & Storage
  • 9
    Reverse Wrap Tutorial
    • How to Weave Fibers into Cord
  • 10
    Continued Education
    • Next Steps for the Natural Cordage Enthusiast

Meet Your Instructor

  • Creek Stewart

    Wilderness Survival Instructor

    Creek Stewart

    Creek Stewart is a Wilderness Survival Instructor, Author, and Television Host. He currently hosts the hit show SOS HOW TO SURVIVE on The Weather Channel and is the owner of Willow Haven Outdoor Survival School in Central Indiana.