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Gain confidence in the wild

3-DAY NOVICE ADVENTURE

3-DAY AT A GLANCE

Adventure trips

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3 days, 4 nights, 11 meals

LODGING:

Nights 1 & 4, The Drury Plaza Hotel, a 4 Diamond Hotel

Nights 2 & 3: Ro5 Safari Tent Village 

MEALS:

4 – Breakfast
3 – Lunch
4 – Dinner

After 72 hours you will:

  • Leave understanding the importance of proper prior planning
  • Feel a deeper appreciation for self-reliant skills
  • Know foundational skills of Ro5
  • Have experienced what matters in the wild

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3-DAY NOVICE ADVENTURE

 

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Have some free time and want to explore the Rule of Five Base? Taken care of. Leave your logistics behind and come experience a long weekend version of the Rule of Five program. This is for beginners or anyone that wants to brush up on the basics and gain confidence in the wild. During this 72-hour adventure we explore the foundational skills that our ancestors developed, mastered and relied on to live in the wild.

 

After 72 hours you will:

  • Leave understanding the importance of proper prior planning
  • Feel a deeper appreciation for self-reliant skills
  • Know foundational skills of Ro5
  • Have experienced what matters in the wild

 

This is a Ro5 all-inclusive adventure with lodging, transportation to and from the Rule of Five Base, chef-catered meals, all training supplies, the Ro5 survival kit, and more.

The custom Rule of Five Wilderness Kit: It’s not your typical wilderness survival kit. All of the Ro5 components have been time tested, are found worldwide and are valued in all cultures.

A detailed gear list is provided after registration is complete.

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AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Rule Number One: ShelterShelter 101:

We go over where to locate natural shelters, where to place a shelter, seasonal construction methods and materials you can utilize for construction.

Fire 101:

You will learn how to build, maintain and extinguish a fire.  You will also receive and introduction in fire-by-friction and how to use a hand-drill.

Rule Number One: ShelterEdge 101:

You get comfortable with knives, learn basic information on safe knife use, edge skills and how to break rock to make a cutting edge.

Rule Number One: ShelterVessel 101:

You learn how to make a vessel to store water or carry other supplies.

Rule Number One: ShelterCordage 101:

You learn how to identify and forage for plants that can be used to make cordage, along with the basics of making quick cordage.

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On our interactive short excursions you are introduced to the natural history and ecology of the area.

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ALL-INCLUSIVE AMENITIES

An ultimate New Mexico camping experience

Our all-inclusive rate structure ensures visits to the Rule of Five are a memorable and unique experience combining luxury hotel accommodations (first and last nights), comfortable safari-style wilderness camping, and chef-prepared meals.

Our hotel affiliate is walking distance from the historic Santa Fe Plaza, Canyon Road and the Georgia O’Keeffe museum.

Often other outdoor survival organizations do not consider contemporary comforts as an important aspect for a learning atmosphere. We strongly believe in a learning environment that supports inquiry, fun and first hand experience. Our goal is to ensure our guests experience high quality comfort paired with rustic simplicity to support an experience that allows for learning and adventure.

The all-inclusiveness Rule of Five provides is a cornerstone in the guest experience. We are pleased to offer chef-prepared meals, comfortable accommodations, experienced staff and expert instructors all steeped in the idea that the Rule of Five Base will become the center of an unforgettable experience for the length of your stay.

Literally, all you need are your clothes, a sleeping bag, personal items, a positive attitude and adventurous spirit.

All-Inclusive Means…

  • All first and last day accommodations at the four-star Drury Plaza Hotel
  • Your car will be secure in a valet-monitored parking garage/lot
  • Transport to and from the Rule of Five Base
  • Your entire stay at the Rule of Five Base
  • All food including refreshments
  • All training
  • All learning materials and contemporary gear and equipment required for the on-property training

Drury Plaza Hotel Accommodation Amenities…

  • Private room
  • Valet parking
  • Group dinners from the Eloisa Restaurant located inside the Drury Plaza Hotel
  • Wireless Internet

Rule of Five Base Accommodation Amenities…

  • Unique Rule of Five base and trainings areas
  • Parking
  • All meals, including refreshments
  • All training
  • All learning materials and contemporary gear and equipment required for the on-property training
  • Ro5 survival kit
  • Private expedition canvas tent
  • Camping cot with mattress and pillow
  • Cotton linens
  • Storage spaces to house your belongings
  • Custom wilderness showers
  • Incinerator and pit toilets
  • Shampoo, conditioner, and body wash
  • 100% cotton bath towel set from Pendleton Woolen Mills
  • Selection of snacks and refreshments
  • Storage area for personal food

Rule of Five Base cuisine…

Daily breakfast, lunch, hors d’oeuvres and dinner are prepared with thoughtful consideration for you. Our dining experience will vary every day. You will have chef-prepared meals and you will sometimes share the memorable experiences of cooking with the vitality of fire, learning Dutch oven cooking and open flame grilling. You will be asked about dietary restrictions before you arrive so we can accommodate your preferences (meat, vegetarian, gluten free).

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TRIP DATES
2017

July 12 – 15, 2017

2018

July 11 – 14, 2018

August 22 – 25, 2018

$2,550


Maximum number of participants: 12

>> Fees; Cancellation; and Refunds

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WEDNESDAY

Travel Day

En-route to the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dinner @ 6PM Eloisa, in the Drury, introductions and overview.

THURSDAY

Departure - Orientation - Training

Breakfast. Departure at 8:00 AM for Ro5 base. Orientation to Ro5 base, start training in the Rule of Five. Dinner at 6 PM, fireside debrief, questions and continued training.

FRIDAY

Training Continues

Breakfast completed by 8:30 AM, training begins at 9 AM in the Rule of Five. Train until dinner at 6 PM, fireside debrief, questions and continued training.

SATURDAY

Last Day for Training

Breakfast completed by 8:30 AM, training begins at 9 AM in the Rule of Five. Pack personal items, leave Ro5 base for the Drury Plaza Hotel by 3 PM. Settle into the Drury, Celebratory dinner at 6:30 PM.

SUNDAY

Complete!

Adventurer’s checkout from the Drury Plaza Hotel, en-route back home.

RULE of FIVE

Ancient Strategies, Modern Connections

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THE TEAM

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WHAT TO EXPECT

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