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Wilderness First Aid and Backcountry Emergency Care

Wilderness First Aid Training is Hands-on and Scenario Based

“I never felt so helpless,” said a doctor friend of mine as we discussed the mock accident scenarios we practiced during a Wilderness First Aid certification course I took recently. “I’m used to having medical tests, and instruments, and nurses around me when patients come to the Emergency Room. We never …

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The Extra Things Trip Leaders Carry

Hiking

I’m really getting into learning how to be a good hiking and backpacking leader. It’s a very different perspective than being a solo ultralight hiker, that’s for sure, but it’s very rewarding to be able to share my love of the outdoors with someone in person. One area I’m coming …

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