2019 - 2020

Extreme Rafting...

Lodge Amazon is hosting a 10 day  "bear bones" survival expedition. German/Austrians

10 days, 7 people build their survival rafts and float through the flooded rainforest of the Peruvian Amazon...dropped off in the most remote area of Peru...

 

They will learn:

Readily available protein

Type of wood or material that can be used as a torch, or to start a fire

Palm fiber cordage, what kind and how to make it

Tree bark strapping, and vines for lashing

Spears from natural woods in the bush, like bamboo, fire hardened wood, or cane

Bowls, plates, drinking water containers etc. something that can hold vine water

A simple bow

Traps and snares

Wooden machete, ironwood for example

Building a Shelter, and the material needed

Wood raft

Medicinal and bandaging plants

Basic edible plants

Fishing poles and baits

 

Survival is the best revenge

Survival​​​

 

Jungle Survival Exercises: an educational course for the adventurous jungle lover who wants bragging rights as an official Amazon Rainforest Survivor.

 

All Survival sessions are conducted by our Qualified Biologist who is recognized as one of the foremost guides for the Amazon Rainforest by the SAE.

 

Our guides offer the real thing, from building a shelter to constructing a balsa raft, both essential to surviving the rainforest.

 

Tools made from the native bush; spears, fishing poles, traps, cooking grilles, braided palm fiber lines, and much more are all part of your survival experience.

 

Hydration techniques are taught on the first day, carry this knowledge throughout the course.

 

A certificate will be awarded to those who complete this course along with a one year membership to the South American Explorers Club; you earned it

 

 

Survive with the oldest tool know to man, his bare hands

A General List of What you will learn

Readily available protein

Type of wood or material that can be used as a torch, or to start a fire

Palm fiber cordage, what kind and how to make it

Tree bark strapping, and vines for lashing

Spears from natural woods in the bush, like bamboo, fire hardened wood, or cane

Bowls, plates, drinking water containers etc. something that can hold vine water

A simple bow

Traps and snares

Wooden machete, ironwood for example

Building a Shelter, and the material needed

Balsa wood raft 

Medicinal and bandaging plants 

Basic edible plants

Fishing poles and baits

 

Spearfishing, the most common and effective method of gaining protein

Guides:

Julio Irarica Lovera

Kiko Pizango

Cristian Pua

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Caiman speared, prepared bush style, smoked over native grill

Using the native bush to make your hike easier. Tree bark and vines for cordage.

Getting there is half the fun

Survival is the best revenge

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