The Institute takes places at the Powell Ranger Station on the banks of the Lochsa River. There are two types of lodging available - tent camping (nestled amongst the pines and under the stars on the banks of the Wild and Scenic Lochsa River), or indoor bunkhouse style lodging. There are a limited number of indoor spaces. Please state your preference when submitting your application, and tell us about any special accomodations you may need.
Food is not provided. It will be up to each participant or participant group to furnish their own food. There is limited indoor cooking space, as well as outside areas suitable for camp stoves, grills, and fires.
Please note that we plan to do a large group potluck on the first night of training, more information will be sent regarding the potluck (what to bring, where it will be located) in your information packet.
What to Bring, How to Get There, and More Information
An informational packet will be mailed to all participants at least two weeks prior to the start of the Northern Rockies Wilderness Skills Institute that lines out what to bring, how to get to training, and more important information.
To see general information about the Northern Rockies Wilderness Skills Institute (Institute), click here.
To see Course Selections for the Institute, click here.
To see Pre-Requisites for the Institute, click here.