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Cool School hiking trail

A few miles north of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, a group of students stand, huddled together along a three-mile, snow-capped mountain ridge jutting through the frozen Arctic tundra.

“Mother nature does not like you in this situation,” shouts Survival Instructor Staff Sgt. Seth Reab, as billows of hot breath escape his mouth and crystallize in the early morning freeze. “ She’s violent. She’s harsh. Your job is to survive until help comes; her job is to find a way to take your life.”