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MOUNTAIN BIKE MEDICINE

Santa Cruz, CA is located on the Pacific Coast at the north end of Monterey Bay in Central California. Endless recreation opportunities exist on both the rugged coastline, and in the Santa Cruz Mountains- offering a world class destination for mountain biking, hiking, surfing, and exploring . 


First Aid for Mountain Bikers

LOCATION: Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz HQ (MBOSC) is located in the old Wrigley Building next to Santa Cruz Bicycles. The address is: 2801 Mission Street Extension Suite 2839 Santa Cruz, CA 95060 You can park across the street in the big parking lot with large solar panels covering it. Head to the door with the giant "2801" above it and head up the staircase to the second floor. Follow the signs to MBOSC!

TIME: Sunday, March 18th, 8:00AM- 5:00PM 

DESCRIPTION: Enhance your craft by learning the fundamentals. This course is geared towards real life scenarios on the trail- Don’t forget your bike. Medical topics include: Stabilization, Lifting/ Moving, Extrication, everything TRAUMA related, most COMMON Bike injuries. 

CERTIFICATION: American Heart Association First Aid

APPROPRIATE FOR: MTN. BIKE ENTHUSIASTS, TRAIL CREW, VOLUNTEER GROUPS, RACE TEAMS, MTN. BIKE SHOPS.

PREREQUISITES: None


Wilderness First Aid for Mountain Bikers

DATES:

February 24-25 , 2018 (1 spot left)

May 5-6, 2018 (12 spots left)

2 Day WFA for Mountain Bikers
250.00
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LOCATION: Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz HQ (MBOSC) is located in the old Wrigley Building next to Santa Cruz Bicycles. The address is: 2801 Mission Street Extension Suite 2839 Santa Cruz, CA 95060 You can park across the street in the big parking lot with large solar panels covering it. Head to the door with the giant "2801" above it and head up the staircase to the second floor. Follow the signs to MBOSC!

TIMES: 8:00AM- 5:00PM each day

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. 

CERTIFICATIONS: Wilderness First Aid issued by Backcountry Medical Guides and is valid for 2 years.

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

APPROPRIATE FOR: MTN. BIKE ENTHUSIASTS, TRAIL CREW, VOLUNTEER GROUPS, RACE TEAMS, MTN. BIKE SHOPS.

PREREQUISITES: None 

 

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