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Wilderness First Responder – Hybrid Part 2 – Telluride, CO – 08/02/2021

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Wilderness First Responder – Hybrid Part 2
Telluride, CO • August 2, 2021


$500 due upon registration
Course starts Aug 2, 2021

Sorry, this course is no longer available for registration. Please visit the course schedule to view available courses.

Full Dates: August 2, 2021 – August 6, 2021
Duration: 5 days
Price: $500

This course is being offered in conjunction with the San Miguel County Search and Rescue team. If you are a member of the team, please indicate so when registering for the course.

Course Description

Like WMTC’s standard 9-day Wilderness First Responder (WFR), the hybrid WFR course has been designed specifically to meet the needs of outdoor professionals, those who embark on multi-day personal trips, those who take part in high risk activities (rock climbing, whitewater paddling, mountaineering, multi-week expeditions of all kinds, etc.), or those who simply want to know more about wilderness medicine. Certification as a WFR is the industry standard for outdoor instructors and guides. We recommend taking the full WFR every six years.

The course includes WMTC Adult and Child CPR/AED certification.

WMTC’s hybrid WFR course is divided into two distinct parts. One must complete the Part 1 Independent Study portion before attending the Part 2 Practical Session with Southwest Rescue, and both must be completed within a year to receive certification. Part 1 of the WMTC’s hybrid WFR will require an estimated 40+ hours of independent studying and testing, and registration is completely facilitated through WMTC. Click here to enroll in WMTC’s Hybrid WFR Part 1. If you are wondering if a hybrid course is for you, check out this WMTC blog post.  Also, check out WMTC’s hybrid Wilderness First Responder website to see if this course is for you before registering.

Southwest Rescue sponsors and teaches Part 2 of WMTC’s hybrid WFR. Part 2 of WMTC’s hybrid WFR is 5-days long, and requires that Part 1 is completed. Registration with Southwest Rescue for WMTC’s hybrid WFR is only for Part 2.


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Location and Logistics

​500 E. Colorado Ave.
Telluride, CO 81435
United States

This course location is in the Telluride Town Park. Class will be held at the outdoor covered space. Public bathrooms are available.  Free all-day parking is ONLY available at the Carhenge and Shandoka Parking lots; parking at the Town Park is limited to four hours.

Numerous lodging options are available in Telluride and Mountain Village. Camping is available at the Town of Telluride Campground

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