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Five Day Survive the Highlands with Bear Grylls Survival Academy

5 days
1 person
Valid for 10 months
Ardgay - Sutherland
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Test your mettle on an extreme five-day survival course in the Scottish Highlands, delivered by highly trained instructors, hand-picked by Bear Grylls. It starts with a three-day crash course in Bear’s survival techniques and finishes with a strenuous 30-hour mountain survival journey. Learn key survival skills, including fire lighting, emergency shelter building and skinning and gutting. Survival isn’t all you’ll learn. You’ll be taught crucial mountaineering skills that are one of Bear’s key priorities – self-rescue. This includes learning how to climb and descend mountainous terrain and how to cross extreme ground using specialist rope techniques. The Aim? Make it across the mountain range before summiting the highest mountain in Alladale and making it back down to solid ground. That’s not all, you’ll need to set up camp, forage, prepare and cook wild food, climb, raft, scrabble and rappel before a zip line across a 200ft high gorge, where you’ll be rescued by an all-terrain Argos.

In a Nutshell
  • A Scottish Highlands based five day Bear Grylls survival course
  • Run by expert instructors handpicked by Bear and his team
  • Learn a variety of invaluable survival techniques, including knife skills, building and lighting a fire, foraging, rope skills and more!
Key Info
  • Availability Description
    Courses run at least once a month between August and September.
  • Participant Guidelines
    Min age 18. The Bear Grylls Survival Academy Courses are challenging both mentally and physically: in order to get the most from the course, participants should be relatively fit and healthy. Please contact the team with any questions.
  • Weather
    This event would only be cancelled or curtailed in adverse weather conditions. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
  • Duration
    Arrive at the course location meeting point at 3pm on day one and depart five days later. On completion of the course, receive the coveted Bear Grylls Survival Academy badge, certificate, and your very own Bear Grylls Ultimate Knife.
  • Numbers on the Day
    This course is strictly limited to a maximum of 12 participants and three Bear Grylls Survival Academy Instructors. Please note that Bear Grylls will not actually be there on the event.
  • Dress Code
    All clothing and equipment you bring MUST be appropriate to the environment and time of year. There are a number of mandatory must have items, including robust mountain boots and waterproofs. A full list is provided at time of booking.
  • Other Info
    All meals and accommodation are included, and a large amount of equipment is provided such as a knife, mug, sleeping bag and liner, sleeping mat, rucksack and liner, head torch, water bottle and all technical safety equipment.


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Five Day Survive the Highlands with Bear Grylls Survival Academy