"We just hosted the first PNW Wilderness First Aid class instructed by Backcountry Lifeline in partnership with Trans-Cascadia and it was invaluable. We highly recommend getting trained and having the knowledge to put into action when things inevitably get weird out there." - Transition Bikes
"BCLL has the recipe for teaching mountain bikers an invaluable, yet often overlooked, skill set. I can't imagine a more fun and effective approach, their talented crew will surely become even more dialed as they reach more riders in more communities!"
- Jordyn Drayton
WFR is the ideal 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 the essential principles and skills to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments.
About Wilderness First Responder Training
The definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders.
The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.
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.
Certified by Wilderness Medical Associates International
For multi-day backcountry trips, 5-8 day training