Interested in obtaining a certification in wilderness medicine ?  The Wild Guide offers several wilderness medicine courses and certifications to meet your individual or group needs.  We offer 2 day Wilderness First Aid Certifications for outdoor adventurers, students, camp counselors and assistant guides.  Want more?  Step up your training with the 80 hours Wilderness First Responder, the industry standard for outdoor educators, guides and serious wilderness adventurers.  Working as a professional health care provider?  Upgrade your current certification with the Wilderness Upgrade course, a 50 hour wilderness medicine certification for professional rescuers.

  • All wilderness medicine courses are available here in Breckenridge, CO or we can travel to your site.

  • All certifications are valid for 3 years

  • CPR Certification is included in the Wilderness First Responder

  • All course costs include required course books, online access to E-courses, and certification cards

Wilderness Medicine Certification Courses

Hybrid Wilderness First Responder

The industry standard for guides and outdoor educators.  30 hours of hybrid material with 50 hours of field material over 5 days.  Courses offered through Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge or at your organizations location.

Wilderness EMT Upgrade

Working as a professional responder?  Upgrade your EMT, medic or other health care certification while learning basic & advanced assessment, treatment and evacuation techniques for wilderness emergencies.  Courses offered through Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge or at your organizations location

Technical Skill Workshops  

Rope Rescue Workshops

Technical rope rescue certification courses or workshops for initial & continuing education training.  

Wilderness Survival Training

Learn and practice modern day survival techniques from a 20 year search and rescue veteran.  1-3 day courses and workshops available.


Wilderness Skills & Leadership Workshops

Contact us for specialized training in wilderness navigation, GPS workshops, leadership and teambuiding trainings, rock cimbing and belay certification courses and much more!