WILDERNESS FIRST AID

BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON  Nestled in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, 30 miles from the Canadian border, this special place has recreation in all directions. Literally, you can stand in one place and spin around in a circle- North Cascades National Park to one side, San Juan Islands to another, world class mountain biking over there, world class skiing up there. The town's abundant recreation, maritime culture, and laid back atmosphere are central to the Bellingham lifestyle.


Upcoming courses in Bellingham, WA:

March 17-18, 2018 in partnership with SHEjUMPS

LOCATION: Superfeet Headquarters: 1820 Scout Place - Ferndale, WA 98248

TIMES: 9:00AM- 5:30PM each day

DESCRIPTION: With a big nod to Superfeet, and by way of BMG, SHEjUMPS is hosting their 1st all women's WFA course in the Northwest. We at BMG, are honored to support and partner with a group that brings together amazing women to enrich and empower other amazing women in the outdoors. Ultimately, the whole thing turns right back around to positively affect the younger girls in SHEjUMPS' various kids' and mentorship programs. WOW! They do great work. Check out their full story and mission here.

CERTIFICATIONS: Backcountry Medical Guides' Wilderness First Aid and American Heart Association's Heartsaver CPR and AED, both valid for 2 years.

 **Wilderness First Responder (WFR) re-certification (additional e-labs and practical apply).**

PREREQUISITES: This is an all Women's course, age 14+. 

 


 

April 15-16, 2018 Wilderness First Aid for Mountain Bikers

LOCATION: Larrabee State Park and Fire Station 18- Chuckanut Dr.- Bellingham, WA 98229

DESCRIPTION: This class is active and practical - participants will learn fundamental wilderness medicine and prevention, while developing important judgment skills for outdoor emergencies. Additionally, we review emergency bike repairs, sports nutrition and hydration. This backcountry series covers all the WFA curriculum, emphasizing on situations particular to mountain biking emergencies. 

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June 9-10, 2018 Wilderness First Aid

LOCATION: Larrabee State Park and Fire Station 18- Chuckanut Dr.- Bellingham, WA 98229

TIMES: 8:00AM- 5:30PM each day

DESCRIPTION: For starters, this is a solid step up for the 'toolbox' from a basic medical course. Good times await. The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is for outdoor professionals and enthusiasts ages 14+. This class is active and practical - participants will learn fundamental wilderness medicine and prevention, while developing important judgment skills for outdoor emergencies. In addition to common medical and traumatic emergencies, the WFA course expands on environmental topics including: Heat/ Cold Emergencies, Dive/ Drownings, Animal Bites and Stings, Poisons, Water Sanitation, Adverse Weather, Search and Rescue basics, and more. 

CERTIFICATIONS: Backcountry Medical Guides' Wilderness First Aid and American Heart Association's Heartsaver CPR and AED, both valid for 2 years.

                                             **Wilderness First Responder (WFR) re-certification (additional e-labs and practical apply).**

PREREQUISTES: None