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Bear Grylls Survival Academy Coming Up At Jebel Jais In 2020

Soon, you can conquer the wildness like the famed British survivalist, Bear Grylls, as his survival academy is set to launch at Jebel Jais next year.

Got what it takes to survive in wilderness like Bear Grylls?

One of the most recognizable faces of survival and outdoor adventure, Bear Grylls stunned the world with adrenaline-filled shows like ‘Man vs Wild,’ ‘The Island with Bear Grylls,’ ‘Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls’ and ‘Bear Grylls: Mission Survive.’ In 2012, the former British Special Forces recruit launched his own academy program, comprising of extreme survival techniques in some of the renowned adventure capitals of the world, and now it’s coming to Ras Al Khaimah’s Jebel Jais mountain.

Courses available for half day, full day and two days

From adults to families, the program is open to all. Participants will be exposed to numerous survival challenges, like training on navigation techniques, rock climbing, extreme weather survival, remote medical trauma, setting up fires, building emergency shelters and much more. The courses are available in three categories: 12 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours.

Latest thrill-seeking attraction at Jebel Jais

As if hiking, cycling uphill and flying on the world’s longest zipline isn’t enough, Jebel Jais, the UAE’s tallest mountain, now has another adrenaline-packed activity for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. Paul Gardiner, Managing Director of Bear Grylls Survival Academy, regards the mountain as “truly the nature adventure hub” of this region. He said, “As the UAE’s highest mountain with its breathtaking views and adrenaline-packed activities, Jebel Jais is the perfect choice of destination to expand our presence in the region. Attracting thrill seekers from around the world, Jebel Jais is truly the nature adventure hub of the Middle East.”

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