4 – Breakfast
3 – Lunch
4 – Dinner
Have you ever found yourself in a potentially dangerous situation where you wish you had taken that knot-tying class, or knew how to create shelter or to start a fire without modern conveniences? We’ve all heard stories about “that woman that saved the day”.
Transport yourself back in time, unleash the adventurer and experience a tantalizing taste of the very skills that have been keeping humans alive for tens of thousands of years! In this 72-hour lively learning retreat we explore the foundational skills our ancestors developed, mastered and relied on to live in the wild.
This extraordinary journey is designed for women who want to experience something out of the norm. Tap into your inner wisdom and self-confidence by re-learning the skills all women, historically, used daily.
Leave your logistics behind and experience a long weekend version of the Rule of Five program. This is for anyone that wants a back to the basics experience to gain confidence in the wild.
This 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: This is not your typical wilderness survival kit. All 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.
We go over where to locate natural shelters, where to place a shelter, seasonal construction methods and materials you can utilize for construction.
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.
You get comfortable with knives, learn basic information on safe knife use, edge skills and how to break rock to make a cutting edge.
You learn how to make a vessel to store water or carry other supplies.
You learn how to identify and forage for plants that can be used to make cordage, along with the basics of making quick cordage.
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.
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).
En-route to the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dinner @ 6PM Eloisa, in the Drury, introductions and overview.
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.
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.
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.
Adventurer’s checkout from the Drury Plaza Hotel, en-route back home.