Harsh Environments

From the mind of Kirsten Rechnitz

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Runtime: 5 hours 52 minutes

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Desert Survival

It's been said that if you know how to survive the high desert, you can survive just about anywhere. That’s precisely why The Survival Summit teamed up with expert, Kirsten Rechnitz, to produce her 6 hour survival series; Survival HD, How To Survive The Harsh Environments of the High Desert & Low Mountains.

LEARN: Cold/Hot Weather Clothing | Priorities of Survival | Campsite Selection | Campsite Preps | Shelter Building | Tandem Bow Drill | Knife Techniques | Get Rescued | Primitive Glue | Primitive Pencils | Hygiene Practices | Make a Dart for Hunting | Fletch a Dart | Primitive Cordage | Trapping Small Game | Processing Food | Identify Good Meat | Cooking Rabbit | Navigate to Water | Wild Edible

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Kirsten Rechnitz

Survival Instructor | Head Instructor at Boulder Outdoor Survival School | Primitive Skills | Wild Edibles | Land Navigation | Trapping | Napping | Primitive Tools | Primitive Life Hacks


Survival HD - High Desert, Low Mountain Film

About Expert: Kirsten Rechnitz

Kirsten Rechnitz holds B.A. degrees from Vanderbilt University in Political Science and Cognitive Anthropology, and has been studying wilderness living and outdoor survival for the last decade. Her expertise lies in the arid Southwest, where the environment can change substantially within a day's trek; from high desert terrain and imposing slickrock canyons to mountainous ridgtops with bounteous ponderosa pines, and the speckling of precious lakes, creeks and springs. Most recently, she worked as a Senior Instructor for the Boulder Outdoor Survival School where she instucted 7, 14, and 28 day survival expeditions. She draws her inspiration from the beauty of the elements and their powerful ways.

Website: https://www.boss-inc.com/staff/kirsten-rechnitz/