10 Vacations That Will Make You A Better Man (page 10)
When it comes right down to it, even desk-jockey city dwellers want to know how to handle themselves in the wilderness. That’s because the skills translate anywhere, from helping you locate the north side when coming out of the subway to doing advanced first aid in an emergency. Just how gnarly the experience is depends on the program. At the entry level, there’s Outward Bound. The Boulder Outdoor Survival School will teach you the “old ways” of living. Or you could get serious and do a year in Patagonia with the National Outdoor Leadership School.