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These are REQUIRED to bring for CWS event. Bring what you have for now. Even if you donít plan to stay the night still bring your over night equipment, it will be used for part of the training:

_____ Level 1 Gear
_____ Snow Camo
_____ Snow Boots (No Jungle Boots or Steel Toes)
_____ Winter Jacket
_____ Pants (2 Pair)
_____ Gloves (2 Pairs)
_____ Waterproof Gloves (Neoprene - 1 Pair)
_____ Balaclava Head Cover (or Ski Mask)
_____ Thermal Underwear (2 Changes)
_____ Wool Socks (2 Pair - At Least)
_____ Towel
_____ Winter Sleeping Bag
_____ Personal Shelter, Tarp or Poncho
_____ Gear Sled
_____ Ski Poles (1 Set)
_____ Winter or Metal Canteen
_____ Sunglasses or Tinted Goggles
_____ Food for 3 Days (Carried In Your Gear)
_____ 4 Quarts of Water (Approx. 4 Canteen's Full)
_____ Roll of Toilet Paper
_____ Personal Hygiene Kit, including soap, washcloths, or baby wipes


OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
_____ Snow Shoes
_____ Ski's
_____ Small Propane Stove or Heater (or Alcohol Stove)
_____ Pistol with Ammo
_____ Extra Ammo for Rifle
_____ Chemical Hand Warmers
_____ Tent
_____ Extra Food, Water or Toilet Paper


WINTER SURVIVAL SKILLS YOU MUST PERFORM
_____ Construct A Winter Shelter For Yourself
_____ Build A Fire
_____ Gather Firewood For A 6 Hour Fire
_____ Dry Your Boots & Clothing
_____ Thaw Drinking Water (1 Canteen Full)
_____ Prepare A Hot Meal For Yourself
_____ Winterize Your Rifle
_____ Transport Your Gear With Your Sled
_____ Camouflage Yourself And Your Gear For Winter
_____ Rescue Partner Who Fell In Frozen Lake


WINTER FIRST-AID SKILLS
_____ Transport A Casualty With Your Sled
_____ Treat A Casualty For Hypothermia
_____ Treat A Casualty For Dehydration
_____ Treat A Casualty For Frostbite
_____ Treat A Casualty For Snow Blindness


WINTER SHOOTING SKILLS
_____ Shoot 10 Shots From The Prone Position At A 9" Paper Plate From 100 Yards.

_____ Shoot 10 Shots From The Prone Position, Using Your Sled, At A 9" Paper Plate From 100 Yards.

_____ Shoot 10 Shots From A Non-Bench Position At A 9" Paper Plate From 100 Yards.

_____ Shoot 10 Shots Using Your Ski Poles As A Support At A 9" Paper Plate From 100 Yards.

_____ 4 Pin Shoot - Using The Standing, Kneeling & Prone Positions While Using Cover And Concealment Moving Forward 100 Yards.

_____ Low Light Shooting.


Our Field Support Will Prepare One Hot Meal Per Day. Remember, The Purpose Of This Training Is How YOU Will Survive As An Individual In A Winter Situation.

THIS IS THE SCHEDULE WE WILL FOLLOW :


FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 5TH

1500 - Meet at Rally Point.
1530 - Depart Rally Point.
1600 - Arrive at State Property.
1630 - Secure Perimeter, Recon And Locate Camp Area In Woods, Out Of The Wind.
1630 - Post Guards, Guides And Radio Watch (FRS Channel 2, ALT Channel 5 or CB Channel 2 & 22)
1630 - Build Your Shelter. Collect fire wood. Build A Fire.
1800 - Dinner & Hydration Break. (Hot Food & Drink)
2400 - Guard Duty (Change Of Watch)


SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 6TH

0700 - Wake Up Call. Team Leaders/Medics Will Check Individuals for Cold Weather Injuries or Other Problems.
0800 - Guard Duty (Change of Watch) -. Breakfast & Hydration.
0900 - Gear Up, Camo and Gear Check.
0930 - 1 Mile Tactical Walk (Un-Timed)
1030 - Winter First-Aid Class/Discussion.
1100 - Fire Building Class and Water Thawing Concurrently.
1200 - Lunch & Hydration Break.
1300 - Gear Up, Camo and Gear Check.
1330 - Cold Weather Shoot. Minimum of 2 Strings Of 10 Shots Each At a 9" Paper Plate From
100 Yards. 1 String From The Prone, and 1 String From Other Non-Bench Position.
1500 - 4 Pin Shoot.
1700 - Patrolling and Recon.
1800 - Dinner & Hydration Break. (Hot Food & Drink)
1900 - Low Light Shooting. Hopefully We Will Use Silhouette Targets For This. We Will Discuss And Try Some Practical Low Light Shooting Aids.
2000 - Cold Weather Gun Cleaning and Winterization.
2100 - Night Recon, Perimeter Patrol. Check Night Movement & Communications.
2400 - Guard Duty (Change of Watch).


SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 7TH

0700 - Wake Up Call. Team Leaders/Medics Will Check Individuals for Cold Weather Injuries or Other Problems.
0800 - Guard Duty (Change of Watch) -. Breakfast & Hydration.
0900 - Gear Up, Camo and Gear Check.
1000 - Casualty/Gear Re-Supply Movement (With Security Element) Using Sleds Will Cross At Least 1 Danger Area, Either Linear Or An Open Field.
1100 - Rescue Partner That Fell Through Frozen Lake.
1200 - Lunch & Hydration Break. (Hot Food & Drink)
1300 - Open Range & Cold Weather Pistol Shoot.
1500 - End of Exercise.