32 episodes

The Canadian Outdoor Survival Podcast is a Monthly Podcast created to help explain Outdoor Survival, as well as highlighting some of the real challenges we face learning, practicing, and teaching in the Canadian Wilderness. Each seasons will be a mixture of overview episodes, specific skill based podcasts, and interviews with Survival Instructors and experts in various aspects of Outdoor Survival & Outdoor Education in Canada.

Canadian Outdoor Survival Podcast Bruce Zawalsky

    • Wilderness
    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

The Canadian Outdoor Survival Podcast is a Monthly Podcast created to help explain Outdoor Survival, as well as highlighting some of the real challenges we face learning, practicing, and teaching in the Canadian Wilderness. Each seasons will be a mixture of overview episodes, specific skill based podcasts, and interviews with Survival Instructors and experts in various aspects of Outdoor Survival & Outdoor Education in Canada.

    Animal Tracking for Survival and Enjoyment

    Animal Tracking for Survival and Enjoyment

    In Episode #32 I Interview Dale Kiselyk, Co-Owner and Instructor at Nature Alive Outdoor Education in Barrhead Alberta about Animal Tracking for Survival and Enjoyment. We discuss the skills you can learn and the awareness of the natural world that is gained by learning to track animals.

    • 26 min
    Winter Travel in the Boreal Forest

    Winter Travel in the Boreal Forest

    In Episode #31 I Interview Dragan Uzelac, a talented Wilderness Skills Instructor and Owner of Niko Wilderness Education. In Niko Wilderness Education, Dragan runs both bushcraft courses and most importantly wilderness treks through the Boreal forest. We discuss the challenges and joys of wilderness travel in the Boreal forest of Canada.

    • 25 min
    Survival at Altitude

    Survival at Altitude

    In Episode #30 we discuss "Survival at Altitude." We ask the question how we can survive better when stranded at Altitude and look at Altitude Illness, proper acclimatization and living and travelling at Altitude.

    • 19 min
    Survival in the Canadian Western Interior Mountains

    Survival in the Canadian Western Interior Mountains

    In Episode #29 we discuss "Survival in the Canadian Western Interior Mountains." We ask the question, how can we prepare to survive comfortably when stranded in the Mountains of Canada before we are actually stranded their?

    • 25 min
    The Global Bushcraft Symposium

    The Global Bushcraft Symposium

    In Episode #28 I Interview David Delafield of Mammut Bushcraft and C0-Chair of the Global Bushcraft Symposium about what the symposium really is, why you should attend the symposium, what you should expect when you attend and why it is really a once in a decade experience.

    • 20 min
    Survival Legacy of Christopher McCandless

    Survival Legacy of Christopher McCandless

    In Episode #27 I talk extensively about the true Survival Legacy of Christopher McCandless, what we can and should learn from his legacy and why his life and death matters in the world of Bushcraft and Survival training.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Tim in ME ,

Great Topics, A Fan Of Dragan’s

Just listened to the episode featuring Dragan Uzelac. Insightful guy, enjoyed listening to his stories.

ALllT13 ,

Good Survival bites

Nice brief real deal survival bullet points. I’m really enjoying this podcast.

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Love this podcast

Been looking for a podcast that goes through the necessities for wilderness skills and survival. This is the one!

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