This trip contains combination of hiking and various outdoor and survival elements like day and night outdoor games, camping in the forest, adventure race elements, rock climbing.

If you want to take a break from everyday life, civilization, noise, TV, internet, or other things we long to escape from during holidays, and instead get in tune with nature and face your mental and physical limitations, this trip is for you. This is an 8-day stay in a mountain village surrounded by thick forests, hills and wetlands, and located at the foot of the Sudetes. An ideal place for day and night outdoor games with elements of orienteering, mountain trekking, and survival techniques. Learning about nature and the environment, acquiring skills essential for surviving in a hostile environment and difficult situations, overcoming one’s own weaknesses, and character building – all this and more can be achieved by taking part in this expedition. So what are you waiting for? Leave the civilization behind and test yourself!

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Trip info

Destination: Sudetes Mountains, Poland
Best time:
June, July, August, September, October
8 days
5 days, day/night outdoor activities, 1 day off. 5-9 hours of activities per day including meal breaks and rest.
Activity level:
The programm contains basic and moderate level survival and outdoor techniques. This programme is aim at people who like to be outdoors and appreciate close contact with nature.
hostel, trekker lodge, tents
Board: FB (other board type on request)
Group size: 6 – 20 people
Clothing: in addition to the usual holiday clothing you must take: sports footwear with thick soles, trekking boots, wind and rain resistant jacket, warm jumper or sweater and, just in case, hat and sun glasses.
Price includes: agenda included in itinerary. Transfers from and to the airport, assistance of our representatives from arrival to departure, accommodation in hostel, trekker lodge, tents, full board, mineral water and isotonic drinks during outdoor activities, entry fees, medical expenses and accident insurance.
Price excludes: flights, local tips, optional excursions/activities/meals/beverages.


Survival techniques in the temperate climate zone (summer).

1. Psychology of survival
Adaptation, mind concentration, improvisation and action abilities, belief in your own strength, cool-mindedness, optimism, overcoming fears and anxieties, overcoming difficult situations. Situation and priority assessment. Survival plan, shelter construction, fire building, and gathering water and food supplies.
2. Shelter construction in summer
Unforested lowland, forested mountainous terrain, wet and marshy land, rocky areas.
Use of tarpaulin, turf, tree branches, straws, and natural terrain features in building shelters.
A night in the marshland.
3. Fire making
Emergency survival kit: matches, flint, candle, hooks, fishing line, threads and needles, sticking plasters. Fire starting without matches: flint, tinder, kindling, fuel, battery, magnifying glass, drill and wooden base. Transportation of fire.
4. Water
Body requirements, minimization of water loss, transport of water. Water supplies: natural water courses, localization of other sources. Following hints: insects, waterfowls, abundant plants, tracks of herbivorous animals. Methods of acquiring water: birch and maple juice, solar distillation, transpiration bag, rainwater, plant bag. Water filtering.
5. Food
a) edible and poisonous plants
b) preparing meals
Tin dishes. Improvised dishes: cherry or birch bark bowl, hollowed stones, Yukon furnace, hangi, clay pot cooking, roasting.
6. Overcoming terrain obstacles
Rocky ground: ropes and knots, abseiling with mechanical tools, dulfersitz abseiling, protection principles.
Binding knots: reef knot, Euro death-knot, figure-of-eight knot.
Bend knots: sheet bend, fisherman’s bend, ring bend. Single life saving knot.
7. Determining directions. Maps
Determining direction to north with compass, night walking following azimuth. Determining direction to north with terrain objects, night walking following azimuth. Star constellations. Marks on maps, stones, map types. Other methods of determining direction to north.
8. First aid
Wounds, burns, frostbites, fractures, twists, artificial respiration, transporting injured people.
11. Signaling
Signal fires, international codes. Mountain rescue code.
12. Introduction to parasitology and entomology
Animal and plant parasites in natural environment. Flukes, roundworms, flagellates, tapeworms, ticks, fleas, lice, flies, and mosquitoes.



Day 1
Arrival day
Arrival at Wroclaw; transfer to the hostel – approx. 2 hrs. (depending on the traffic); check-in, briefing and welcome meeting. Teams formation, preparation for the field tasks, dinner, and free time.
Day 2
Lecture: methods of obtaining and treatment of water in terrain.
Distinguishing between edible and non-edible plants.
Activities: a trip to the reserve of tundra flora
Day 3
Lecture: methods of fire making, and methods of cooking in terrain. Recognizing wild animal footprints.
Activities: learning about archery, camping in the forest, and shooting.
Day 4
Lecture: rocky terrain and overcoming terrain obstacles.
Activities: rock climbing, rope techniques courses, and a walking tour combined with the elements of climbing.
Day 5
Lecture: map and compass, topography.
Activities: overcoming water obstacles, lake rafting, a walking tour combined with orienteering tasks and activities on the water.
Day 6
Lecture: preparing for night-time outdoor activities.
Activities: a night-time outdoor game with the elements of survival techniques.
Day 7
Event closure. Presentation of diplomas and awards. Farewell campfire.
Day 8
Departure day
We check out after breakfast and transfer to the airport. Transfer time: approx. 2 hrs., depending on the traffic.


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