Expedition Skills Courses
- Level 4 -
Advanced / Intensive Activity / Remote
The pinnacle of our outdoor skills courses, our Expedition Level takes you to a place of testing of all your established outdoor adventure skills. These 5 to 7 day wilderness trips provide the opportunity to work as a group with your instructor and expedition mates to plan and experience a true Manitoban adventure while making memories that will surely last a lifetime.
🧭 7 Days / 6 Nights
- Ages 18+
- Successful Completion of ANY Advanced Skills Course
✅ Certified & Experienced Instructor.
✅ All Equipment.
✅ All Meals on trip.
✅ Student Learning Manual.
➡️ Foundational Courses are suitable for ages 18 and up.
➡️ Courses take place in a remote backcountry setting in a local provincial park.
➡️ Students are expected to fully participate in this course and must be able to hike or paddle comfortably for 8-10 kilometres per day at a moderate pace. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
➡️ For each course to run, we require a minimum of 4 students.
➡️ This is a curricular based course, though we create flexibility to present the content throughout the day in the order that is most suitable based on group interests, conditions, and other circumstances.
➡️ This course is designed to be an ongoing conversation. The equipment choices, methods, and opinions are solely to inspire learning and dialogue to further the interests and knowledge of our students. We welcome friendly conversation about experiences and knowledge of everyone in our courses.
Course Format & Objectives:
*Timelines are approximate and subject to change.
Orientation Meeting: (Zoom Meeting)
➡️ Trip Planning & Teambuilding - We begin our course with a group conference call to discuss the trip and gain some input from students as we build an itinerary and trip plan. Everyone plays a part in the expedition and is responsible for various aspects to holistically put the event together.
- Route Plan
- Food Plan
- Equipment Plan
DAYS #2 - 6: (Wilderness Trip)
➡️ Tripping Experience - This multi-day wilderness tripping experience will take you into remote locations and learning the ins and outs of multi-day travel and camping. The week in the wilderness is meant to be fun, engaging, and working on tripping skills where students take the lead in the day to day pace and plan we we navigate the weather, group dynamics, and circumstances that arise.
We operate our courses rain or shine, UNLESS our guide(s) deem it unsafe due to lightning or heavy rains and/or unsafe water conditions such as high waves or strong winds. We typically adjust the course to remain safe. We MAY cancel tours due to low enrolment if we have less than 4 participants.
In light of this, any cancelations initiated by Wilderland Adventure Co. will be fully refunded.
Cancelations initiated by participants are subject to the following terms:
1. Cancelations made more than 21 days in advance of the tour start date are fully refundable.
2. Cancellations made less than 21 days in advance of the course start date will forfeit the deposit and any balance payments made.