Essential for anyone who spends a significant amount of time in remote places, wilderness medicine classes will prepare you to make difficult medical decisions.

In our fast-paced engaging courses, you will spend half your time outside of the classroom in realistic scenarios, including a full-scale night mock rescue. The nationally recognized NOLS Wilderness Medicine curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics. Their dynamic educators have practiced medicine in both wilderness and urban environments deliver the rigorous curriculum. You will leave this course with the tools and confidence to manage major injuries and illness in the backcountry.

Hybrid WFR Recert (2-day)

2 days or 24 hours / $375
This hybrid format recertification course blends online learning with scenarios and skills emphasizing decision-making and curriculum updates. Hands-on, meet online. Enjoy this blended format WFR Recertification, which includes an online component in addition to the traditional scenarios and skills! Pre-work allows you to review the curriculum at your own pace, and focus on the hands-on element during your two days on course. You'll just need to complete all online components,… More

Hybrid Wilderness First Responder (5-days)

80 hours (48h in person) / $795
If you work or recreate in the outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable, ourĀ  Wilderness First Responder course is for you! It is the industry standard for professional guides, trip leaders, search and rescue team members, outdoor recreationists, and international travelers. Our new hybrid format begins with three weeks of online learning including readings, videos, and quizzes. You will… More

Wilderness First Aid

16 hours / $225
Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two or two and a half days. If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you. This course is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where… More

Wilderness Upgrade Med Pros

48 hours / $795
Learn to improvise equipment, deal with challenging environments, and make difficult decisions with confidence on your Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals course. You'll learn to apply your urban emergency care knowledge to the wilderness through case studies and practical scenarios with mock patients. Our seasoned instructors will guide you through five days of intense, hands-on learning to make sure you are prepared in the wilderness. You'll learn both in the… More
Snowmachine Level 1

Tim Cashman

This was a fun class that allows you to manage the risks in the backcountry. I learned how to properly use my gear and safety do what I love. Thank you all.

Pro I Bridge

Matthew Murphy

Stay Safe in the backcountry and have your buddies backs - take a class with AAS!

Pro I

Mark Wallters

The Pro I course opened the door for further learning, career development and a greater grasp of my freedom of the hills!

Avalanche Level 2

Alayne Tetor

This course helped me to understand how weather and terrain effect snow conditions and how to collect and discern critial information for safe skiing in the backcountry. Even though I have almost no science background, the instructors made everything very accessible to learn and practice.


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