Host: Michigan Technological University Outdoor Adventure Program

Location: Houghton, MI 49931 - United States

Dates: 1/6/2020 - 1/10/2020

Course Description:

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments. The 5-day format is for individuals and sponsors with less time available for on-site training and requires 25 hours of pre-course preparation.

Students must register at least 2 weeks before the course date. All students must complete all pre-course work prior to arrival on course.

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Room and Board:

No lodging/food included.

There are many local seasonal rental cabins and homes on AirBnB as well as VRBO. These accomodations tend to be the most affordable if shared.

Registration Information:

Registration deadline is December 23, 2019 to ensure ample time for course materials to be shipped.

To Register:

Registration for this event is closed.


  Instructor Name Location Certifications
Gary Holt ID, United States WEMT