Member schools

Wilderness Medicine Outfitters (WMO) (303) 688-5176 Elizabeth, CO 80107
WMO started at Colorado State University in 1967, Carl Weil was trained & first taught there (First Aid Instructor & Athletic Trainer with vet med courses). This education, plus his actual western ranch medical care given to animals & injured cowboys ranging from knife & ax wounds to gunshots plus working on his ambulance & others is part of WMOs foundation. WMO has a mature & very experienced instructional staff. WFA, AWFA, WFR, WEMT & WALS are taught by instructors often holding Wilderness Medicine Fellow or Master Fellow degrees. WMO pioneered distance learning, blended learning & cadaver based Wilderness Advanced Life Support 5 day classes. WMO is the first Wilderness Medicine School to be a Colorado & NREMT training site. Carl is an expert witness with 300+ recreational cases civil & criminal [ More... ]

The Wilderness Medicine Training Center Inc (509) 996-2502 POB 11 Winthrop, WA 98862  
WMTC's mission is to provide high quality, practical courses, consultation, books and supplies in wilderness medicine and outdoor program risk management. Our vision is to help create a world where outdoor trip leaders — both professional and private — have the medical and site management ability to prevent serious injury or death of those in their care. The Wilderness Medicine Training Center was founded in 1997 by Paul Nicolazzo and incorporated in 2008 in Washington State. [ More... ]

SOLO Schools (603) 447-6711 Conway, NH 03818  
SOLO schools - A unique blend of husband, Dr. Frank Hubbell & wife, Lee Frizzell medic & educator. SOLO ran their first class in 1977, creating a campus with both their home, a two-story facility with staff offices, guest rooms, a complete kitchen, and a classroom in New Hampshire. Classes are taught both at the home campus, across the US and in foreign locations. SOLO has a long history of offering a free newsletter on wilderness medicine. Dr. Hubbell wrote one of the earliest WFR text books which has been updated and is used for SOLO classes. He has received awards of recognition of his wilderness medicine work. SOLO frequently sends a team out on local Search & rescue calls. [ More... ]

Desert Mountain Medicine  (406) 579-7070 225 Harrison Ave Leadville, CO 80471 Nadia Kimmel founded Desert Mountain Medicine (DMM) in Colorado in 1998. As executive director, she teaches wilderness medicine, trains instructors, develops course curricula, and consults with outdoor recreation organizations concerning wilderness risk management. Nadia has 22 years of experience as an outdoor educator for Colorado Mountain College, Colorado Outward Bound and the Wilderness Education Association. In addition to being an outdoor professional, she continues to stay current in emergency medicine as an ER nurse. DMM is an active Wilderness Medicine Educators Coalition (WMEC) member, responsible for developing & updating the scope of practice (SOP) for various wilderness medicine courses. [ More... ]

Aerie School of Back Country Medicine (406) 542-9972 100 north ave. west Missoula, Montana 59801  Founded in 1995, combining medicine and wilderness travel. Aerie focus on scenario and assessment-based training for people heading into remote austere environs plus urban environ training. We teach a full range of wilderness medicine courses, four-hour intro, Wilderness First Aid, First Responder, and Wilderness EMT. Aerie designed and offered the industry's first Semester in Wilderness Medicine. Training 2000+- students a year in USA, Mexico, Central America, Africa and Asia. Aerie's partners include the National Park Service, US Forest, US Service, military (particularly Air Force Pararescue), Student Conservation Assoc. and Washington Conservation Corps. Courses are offered for credit with University of Montana. Injury & illness prevention plus decision making is stressed. It is a privilege to provide care to sick or injured people which is earned through challenging training and dedication to excellence. [ More... ]