Face any challenge, anywhere

Wilderness Medical Associates International is the leading provider of wilderness medical training for medical professionals and adventurous communities around the world.

Proven, practical, preferred

Our cutting edge curriculum is accessible worldwide and renowned for its rigorous, hands-on, and effective approach to wilderness medical training.

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Learn the skills required to lead, respond, and react accordingly in remote and low-resource environments.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

Get trained in medical concepts and basic life support skills for smarter and safer outdoor adventures.


Learn the most up-to-date wilderness medicine and refresh essential skills.

Host a WMA course - anywhere

Become a host and provide specialized training for wilderness professionals and enthusiasts in your community. WMA International brings courses all over the world, hosted by all types of organizations.

Instructor Spotlight: Meet Chelsea Gardner

Chelsea has been an instructor with WMAI for the past six years. Chelsea’s journey with wilderness medicine started when she took a WFR course in 2008 during her junior year at Fort Lewis College. She had spent the previous few years earning an Associate’s degree in Ski and Snowboard Business at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs, and was then working on a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Fort Lewis College in Durango.

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