Sponsor/Host: Adirondack Mountain Club
Location: Lake Placid, NY 12946 - United States
Dates: 4/11/2020 - 4/12/2020
The best and most comprehensive course of its kind to offer relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.
Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. It is targeted to the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short adventures. The course is taught by professional instructors with significant patient care and backcountry experience.
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Directions to Course Location:
FROM THE SOUTH: Take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) to Exit 30. Turn Left on Rt. 73 toward Keene and Lake Placid, continue on Rt. 73 for 26.5 miles. Turn left on Adirondak Loj Road (High Peaks Trailhead sign), and follow for five miles to the Adirondak Loj (dead end).
FROM THE NORTH: Take the Adirondack Northway (I-87) south to Exit 34, Keeseville. Follow 9N to Jay, and then follow Rt. 86 to Lake Placid. Turn left on Rt. 73 before going through Lake Placid. In three miles look for the High Peaks Trailhead sign and turn right on Adirondak Loj Road. Take this road for five miles to the Adirondak Loj (dead end). FROM THE WEST: Take Rt. 3 or 86 into Saranac Lake. Continue on Rt. 86 through Lake Placid. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Rt. 73 towards Keene. In three miles look for the High Peaks Trailhead sign and turn right on Adirondak Loj Road. Take this road for five miles to the Adirondak Loj (dead end).
Room and Board:
A Course & Accommodations Package is available for up to 16 participants, which includes instruction, course materials, parking, lodging for Friday and Saturday nights and meals starting with dinner Friday evening through lunch on Sunday. To get the most out of the workshop, participants are encouraged to stay right at ADK’s facilities. Space is reserved for participants in the lodging yurts. Package participants should bring their own sleeping bag/warm linens, a pillow and towels. While the yurts are heated (55 degrees Fahrenheit), the wash house and restrooms are a two minute walk from the Yurt Village so cold-weather clothing and a headlamp are required.
Adirondack Mountain Club members receive 10% off. Registration is required at least two days in advance.
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