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"All in a Day" survival course in Piedmont

8 hours



From 1 to 40


  • Experience a full immersion with AICS-recognised survival instructors
  • Learn basic survival techniques such as fire lighting and water purification
  • Face a rope abseil and learn how to build a shelter

Your guide

Giuseppe S.

I have climbed the Gran Paradiso and the Aletsch Glacier and ascended Mount Etna by mountain bike, but it is in survival courses that the sublimation of the Scafaro character takes place.

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Full description

Are you on holiday in the mountains, alone or with your loved ones, or running with the dog, and do you think you would know how to handle an emergency situation without losing your temper? Would you know how to be helpful to yourself and others?

With the All in One Day Survival Course you will experience full immersion with instructors from the AICS-recognised Avventura Team Survival School.

You will experience first-hand what it means to have to react to unforeseen events with only your own strength, to use your surroundings to your advantage by learning how to deal with critical and potentially dangerous situations.

Spend a day with survival instructors certified by the National Sports Instructor Diploma to understand how much you know and how much you still need to know.

What we will do

The activity takes place in a 50-hectare natural park near Alessandria, in Piedmont. This environment is perfect for simulating different situations in which to test and improve survival techniques. The course will last the whole day from 09:30 to 17:00.

The course is designed to provide in the short time available all the information necessary to understand if we are prepared for emergencies and to organise ourselves in the best possible way to manage them should they occur.

We will abseil with rope from rock faces, use knots and ligatures to build tools and rudimentary structures to use as shelter and shelter by building a bivouac.

We will learn how to light and manage a fire, purify water, demonstrate techniques to use to procure food and how to recognise edible herbs as well as the basics of medical emergencies.

Guided by national survival instructors, you won't have to think about anything: all the necessary equipment is provided by us.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is suitable for everyone, no special skills are required, the only requirements are to be at least 6 years old and in good health.

Other information

Attention! Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the time chosen for the activity.

You can book the course one weekend per month for each month of the year. This allows the school to concentrate the number of participants while ensuring that the activity runs smoothly. Should you wish to hold the course on different dates, please indicate this by sending us a message via the "Request information" button. We will try to accommodate you by organising according to the requests received.

Important: contact the camp at least 10 days before the scheduled date in order to provide the necessary information for the activity.

The camp is equipped with two huts in which you can store your belongings and your car can be left nearby.

The course programme may vary depending on the weather and the experience and aptitude of the group.

Recommended clothing

  • comfortable clothing (to get dirty)
  • k-way
  • hiking boots

Don't forget to bring

  • backpack
  • water
  • work gloves

What is included

  • Technical material
  • Insurance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Compass, notebook and pencil

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Castelnuovo Bormida, Alessandria

Castelnuovo Bormida
Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is moderate. You get a full refund if you cancel within 8 days from the activity start date. Within 7 and 5 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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