1909858_9305431410_8824_nFounded in 2005. Northwoods Survival is a family owned wilderness adventure business specializing in modern and traditional wilderness survival techniques, bushcraft skill, disaster preparedness and self-reliant rural living skills as well as guided fly fishing and winter dog sledding adventures.
Our courses focus on essential life skills and are taught by experienced instructors.
Our adventure trips are lead by experienced guides to ensure a safe and enjoyable wilderness expedition.



“The most important wilderness skill is knowing yourself and knowing when to stop reacting to a situation and start acting. Your best piece of survival equipment is kept between your ears.” – Jeff Butler

“Jeff Butler is a personable all-round outdoorsman.” – Mors Kochanski