WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER
If you're an adventurer, explorer, guide, climber, surfer, mountaineer, sailor... whoever you are... if you like to go deep into remote places, this course is for you. The 80 hour, 9 day format is considered the standard for industry professionals and outdoor enthusiast.
What are the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) objectives?
- Explore the dirty details of wilderness and rescue medicine
- Practice core emergency medical skills
- Run live scenarios
- Work with our experienced faculty
- Earn your WFR certification
- Earn your BLS CPR certification through the American Heart Association
While our Partner WFR's span several different countries, our public, flagship program is taught and proctored on the beautiful Big Sur coastline. Participants earn a BLS CPR certificate issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) and a Wilderness First Responder certificate issued by Backcountry Medical Guides, both valid for 2 years.
2018 COURSE DATES
Located on the magnificent Central California Coast high above the Pacific Ocean, Big Sur is a quaint and sparsely populated area where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the sea. Offering some of the most stunning coastal scenery in the world, this is one of the unspoiled treasures of California (...read more)