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Into the Woods: A Wilderness Survival Film

Let me take you “Into the Woods”, and turn you into my personal student.

In this film, I break down all of the main skills that are necessary if you find yourself in a survival situation. You will learn 35+ Skills in this brand new film. 

Film Features

  • Runtime: 174 Minutes
  • Intro & Gathering Resources
  • Navigation: Field-Expedient Direction Finding
  • Gathering and Using Natural Tinder
  • Finding and Filtering Water
  • Shelter Site Selection
  • How to tie useful Knots and Lashings
  • Tarp or Poncho Shelter Configurations
  • The Elevator Fire Lay
  • How to make and use Charred Natural Material
  • Campsite Prep and Setup
  • Plant Identification
  • Bonus: Primitive Trapping


DVD and USB Now Available

From tactical to ancestral: Empowering you to rely less on equipment and more on nature and self.

My name is Joshua Enyart, you may know me as the Gray Bearded Green Beret from YouTube. I specialize in survival, bushcraft, and preparedness, operating from the eastern woodlands and mountains of the U.S. Self-reliance instruction is not a hobby, but it’s my profession and my way of life. The skills I teach are based on field experience, not theory. I know what good is, I know what bad is, I know what’s going to work and what fails, because I have lived it. I teach from a position of experience and I can confidently say that I have earned these gray hairs.

Gray Bearded Green Beret





Training To Become Less Equipment Reliant

My training philosophy recognizes that there is an inverse proportion between gear and skill. The lower your skill level – the higher your reliance on gear to keep you safe in the wilderness in an emergency. The higher your skill level – the less your need for gear. My goal as an instructor is to take you from gear-reliance and, through the development of skills, move you towards reducing your reliance on gear and become more and more self- and nature-reliant. The underlying goal is to get people off the couch and back out into the wilderness. I want you to get back in touch with your primal self and enjoy the journey, hopefully with your family and friends.

May 29
Basic Survival Course
Camp Chingachgook - 1872 Pilot Knob Road, Kattskill Bay, NY 12844

Not sure where to get started? Take a look through the knowledgebase of free content I’ve provided on YouTube and through the downloads below. I hope these help you in self-reliance journey. When you are ready to take the next step and invest in your self-reliance, sign up for a distance learning course or join me for a real training experience.

Grayl Geopress


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Wilderness Medical Kit

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Online Streaming

Ultralight Bug Out Bag Packing List

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Green Beret’s Layered 10 C’s of Survivability Kit with Gear Recommendations

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Emergency Kit Packing List With Links

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Resources for Plant Identification

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