Backcountry Skills Class: Shelter

Kit Fox Outfitters

$ 20.00

Exploring nature and the backcountry should be a fun experience for everyone. San Diego and Southern California offer a wide variety of opportunities for everyone of all abilities.  One of the most important aspects of enjoying yourself is a strong base of backcountry skills; a drive to constantly learn new things; practice and reinforce the basics. Kit Fox Outfitters strives to be an educational outdoor company providing the gear you need and the knowledge to use it.  Our classroom based curriculum is geared towards the experienced and novice alike. Each course duration is 1 hour. 

Our Commitment to Backcountry Education: 

  • Keep it Fun
  • Keep it Safe
  • Keep it Affordable
  • The Outdoors is for Everyone

Shelter:  What is shelter in the backcountry, what do I need, what do I do? Our shelter class is a one hour lecture based classroom course covering the basics concepts of shelter in the backcountry to include planning, preparation, and emergency situations both their avoidance and dealing with them.  At the end of this course you will not only leave with a solid instruction and understanding of shelter basics. 

Topics Covered:

  • Planning
  • Gear Selection
  • Improvising Shelter
  • Natural vs Manmade

*Please include an email at checkout so any important information and updates can be communicated pertaining this course. 

 We appreciate your interest in training with us and by accepting this agreement are entering a contractual relationship for training between you/your organization and Kit Fox Outfitters, based on the rates; terms; conditions and cancellation policies listed in the next section. In addition, this will be a COVID-19 compliant event and ask all protocols to be followed per County guidelines. 


NOTE: Any cancellation or reschedule requests must be received in writing to 

More than 30 days before the first day of your course:

  • If you reschedule you will get a 100% credit.
  • If you cancel, we will give you a 95% refund.

Between 30-14 days before the first day of your course:

  • If you reschedule you will get a 50% credit.
  • If you cancel, we will give you a 45% refund.

If you cancel less than 14 days before the first day of your course, no rescheduling, no refunds. 

If you become injured, we will reschedule you for a 15% fee. We do not wish to have you pay for a course you can not attend, but to maintain the quality of our courses, we cannot be flexible for non-medical related reasons.

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