Wilderness Resource Library

Information on Wilderness Survival, Navigation & Travel in Canada

Important Class Resources

Survival Training

Modern Wilderness Survival Training is Designed to Keep You Alive when Temporarily Stranded in the Wilderness. It can Help to Eliminate most Potentially Life Threatening Wilderness Survival Situations…Wilderness Survival Training Resource.

Navigation Training

Resources related to Wilderness Navigation Training and Orienteering. Included here are Romers, Routecards, & Maps available for Download…Wilderness Navigation Training Resource.

Recommended Resources

Backpacking & Hiking Resources

Backpacking and Day Hiking is a great way to get the skills and confidence necessary to start traveling farther into the backcountry…Backpacking & Hiking Resources

Cold Weather Research Resources

There are numerous research centers and universities world wide studying cold weather survival and cold weather travel…Cold Weather Research Resources

First Aid Training

Wilderness First Aid Training is a Fundamental Wilderness Skill. First Aid Training is a Life Saving Skill, but Wilderness First Aid Teaches you about the World Beyond the 1-Hour to Hospital Tether…Wilderness First Aid Training Resource.

Expedition Planning Resources

In the past decade Travel to Increasingly Remote Areas of Canada's Wilderness has become Common. These Frequent Incursions into remote areas…Expedition Planning Resources

Instructor Development Resource

The Boreal Wilderness Institutes Instructor Development Programme Points you in the Right Direction to become a Professional Wilderness Instructor…Instructor Development Resource

Outdoor Clubs Presentation & Resources

BWI's offers a Variety of Presentation Designed to Held during an Evening Club Meeting. We also offer Club Discounts and Custom Courses…Outdoor Clubs & Volunteer Trail Organization Resources

Search & Rescue Resources

Canadian SAR efforts are Coordinated through the National Search and Rescue Secretariat. Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) is conducted…Search & Rescue Resources