GORUCK Expedition is a scenario-driven adventure led by GORUCK’s Special Forces Cadre, who are experts in wilderness survival. The scenario begins with your group having gone from gray to green aka evaded the city for a better chance of survival in nature. You will learn essential skills and test your abilities to operate as a team in some of the most beautiful yet harsh natural environments. You will earn the GORUCK Expedition patch, which is always earned and never for sale.

Expedition 6
GORUCK Expedition 6
6 Hours
Expedition 12
GORUCK Expedition 12
12 Hours


You and your team will move through a series of tasks and checkpoints to hone map reading, land navigation, and other specialized skills necessary to survive in an unforgiving environment. You will learn by doing and then do it again under pressure to simulate the stress of a post-disaster situation. Upon successful completion, you will be more confident in your ability to survive and thrive in the wilderness.


Expedition 6 Instruction Modules

Fundamentals of Wilderness Survival
Land Navigation & Orienteering
Basic Wilderness First Aid
Interactive Culminating Exercise

Expedition 12 Instruction Modules

Hard Skills Refresher
Advanced Land Navigation
Advanced Wilderness First Aid
Expedient Field Tool Construction
Survival Foraging and Trapping
Site Selection & Signal Devices
Overnight Survival
Interactive Culminating Exercise