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Wilderness first responder class held in November

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Vail, CO Colorado

AVON, Colorado – Learn the tools and skills for wilderness and rescue medicine.

Apex Mountain School will host a SOLO Wilderness Medicine School Nov. 6-13. Cost is $675 per person, which includes course materials and CPR certification. This intensive 80-hour curriculum takes place over seven days, rather than the standard 10-day course. The curriculum is designed to provide outdoor leaders, guides, and rangers with the knowledge to prevent and deal with crises in remote settings.

Taking place at Camp Hale, just outside of the Vail Valley, a typical day consists of a mixture of hands-on practical skill work and lectures.

Students who successfully complete the course receive a SOLO Wilderness First Responder card and an American Heart Association Adult Heartsaver CPR card (or equivalent).

To register, contact Apex Mountain School by calling either 970-949-9111 or 888-MTN-SOUL. Or, complete the online registration form at https://apexmountainschool.com/wilderness-medicine/colorado-wilderness-first-responder.

A wilderness first responder recertification class will be Nov. 5-6. Cost is $290 per person (plus $35 for CPR). This WFR recertification course reinforces and tests your previously learned skills in an applicational context and a written exam. This intensive 16-hour curriculum takes place over two days.

You must bring your prior expired or expiring card / certification award with you in order to get your certification renewal and new card.

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