Backcountry Mission Planning

Survive and thrive in the harshest conditions

Outdoor Class, and I have released my first online course. This course has been a ten-year goal, and I couldn’t be more proud. Backcountry Mission Planning is 16 chapters, draws on my 30+ years of experience in the mountains, and focuses on preparing you for the upcoming big game seasons and becoming a more knowledgeable Student of the Game.

Use code BARKLOW to receive 20% off an annual Outdoor Class membership and get access to all the courses available on the Outdoor Class website.

Become a proficient wilderness hunter with this deep dive into planning, environmental precautions, hydration & nutrition, clothing, and caring for yourself to meet the demands of a multi-day backcountry hunt.

Backcountry Mission Planning

Learn survival skills from someone who’s spent the last 2 decades teaching the U.S. Special Operations Forces. I share my knowledge and practical training to help you better plan, prepare, and survive any situation the backcountry throws at you.

Instructor: John Barklow
Class Length: 16 Chapters
Category: Survival, Hunting, Backcountry

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About John Barklow
Retired U.S. Navy Diver John Barklow spent over two decades teaching U.S. Special Operations Forces the skills and mindset required to survive and thrive in austere mountain environments.

John has also taught professional rescue groups and first responders how to be habitually proficient in the most grueling and dynamic wilderness environments.

John currently develops clothing and equipment systems at Sitka Gear for the hunting industry.