Wilderness River Outfitters in Lemhi, Idaho is hosting a Hybrid Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Refresher June 4-5, 2020. This is a great opportunity to get certified locally before the river season is in full force!
Cost: $ 250
Requires home study & completion of online tests.
Course includes Adult & Child WCPR and AED certification.
May be used to recertify a current WAFA, WFR ,or WEMT certification
These downloads contain important information to help you prepare for your course. Use the course syllabus as a guideline for making your travel and study plans; note that topics and times may change subject to local weather conditions. Remember you must be present and engaged for the entire course or practical session to be eligible for certification. Be prepared. Thoroughly read the student handbook as it provides detailed information about expectations—yours and ours—what to bring, wear, and how to study. Please contact our office with any questions.
Please read the blog article Is a hybrid course in wilderness medicine right for you?before registering for this course.
If you are a WMTC graduate and your certification expires after March 1, 2020 and you cannot find a recertification course due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we will extend your certification until November 1, 2020 to give time for the situation to normalize and for you to find a recertification course. You have two options: We will email you a PDF file on WMTC letterhead with your new expiration date; there is no charge for this service.
1. We will email you a PDF file on WMTC letterhead with your new expiration date; there is no charge for this service.
2. You may purchase a replacement card with the new expiration date.
Please email the WMTC office if you prefer the free option and attach a copy of your current certification card. In either case, please give us a few days to respond; our office is extremely busy at this time.
The course is taught at the Wilderness River Outfitters warehouse, located on Hayden Creek just outside of Lemhi, Idaho. Lectures and simple labs are held in the river warehouse turned classroom, with practice simulations staged nearby. This area offers a variety of terrain for engaging and realistic hands-on rescue scenarios.
Driving Directions from Salmon: Head South on Hwy 28 almost 27 miles, take a right on Hayden Creek Road. Stay on Hayden Creek road until it turns to dirt and proceed one mile on the dirt road. Turn left onto a driveway with a large wooden archway and cattle guard. (If you start going up a second hill, you passed it.) Once in the driveway, you will cross a bridge over Hayden creek, stay to the right of the fork in the road and continue up the creek. The road dead ends at the warehouse.
Nearest Airport: Idaho Falls (IDA)
Lodging: Camping is free at the course site. There will be access to a bathroom and kitchenette. There are many lodging options Salmon, a 40 minute drive from the course site.
Classroom: Rustic River classroom setting in the warehouse of Wilderness River Outfitters located on Tonsmeire Ranch.
Camping: Free camping at the course site. Students have access to a bathroom and kitchenette.
Parking: Free on site.
Meals: Many restaurants in Salmon. Large grocery store in town. Students who plan to camp at the course site should bring food for the weekend; store perishables in a cooler.