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Wilderness First Responder Course



Course Dates: 4/26-5/4/22


Course Description: The WFR is a 9-day comprehensive course through the Nantahala Outdoor Center that teaches students to assess and treat injuries and illness in the wilderness and covers the standards of backcountry medicine.


SOLO Southeast
13077 US-19
Bryson City, NC 28713

What you’ll learn:

  • Patient Assessment

  • Treatment of Common Injuries

  • Treatment of Medical Emergencies

  • CPR

  • Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

  • Introduction to Rescue and Evacuation



$775 Participants must be 18 years or older.

Full amount is due by 3/25/22.

Contact us below for information about getting this course sponsored.


Cancellation Policy:
All programs go rain or shine. Please see below for our cancellation and refund policy.

0-13 Days before Course Start: Participant will be responsible for the full amount of reservation.

14-29 Days before Course Start: Participant will receive a full refund, less a 10% cancellation fee.


Room & Board:

Participants will be responsible for securing their own housing during the course. Students staying at the Nantahala Outdoor Center will get 20% of Basecamp lodging and 10% off Dogwood Motel & their Cabins. You can find more info on the accommodations here:   Information about nearby camping options can be provided.

NOC Covid-19 Policies:

Check out Nantahala Outdoor Center's Response to Covid-19 here.


Please email Rebekah Morrisson at

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