"On the Rocks” WFA Course at Red River Gorge

November 6, 7 & 8, 2014

Solid Rock – Climbers for Christ is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an “On the Rocks” Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Course at Red River Gorge, November 6, 7 & 8, 2014.

The course will be certified under SOLO, the oldest continuously operating School of Wilderness Medicine in the world. The curriculum of this16 hour course is available at soloschools.com. It will be taught by Allen White (learn more about him below) and can serve as a refresher for any Wilderness First Responder.

- Thursday, Nov. 6th - 1:00-5:00 pm
- Friday, Nov. 7th - 8:30-5:00 pm
- Saturday, Nov. 8th - 1:00-5:00 pm

The course will be “on the rocks” at Red River Gorge, using the climbing setting as part of its teaching. The exact location for the training will be shared upon registration.

Cost - $125
This includes your SOLO WFA certification, which is good for two years. It does not include any food or lodging. SRCFC is offering a discount of $50 to all who register and give event donation for SRCFC’s National Conference. For those taking it as refresher for any Wilderness First Responder there is an additional fee of $25.

Registration & Deadline
If attending National Conference, you can sign-up when you register. If not, please send an email to office@srcfc.org and include name, email address, city and state. You will have a follow-up, email with options to pay. Deadline to sign-up is November 2, 2014.

More about Allen White
Based out of northeast Georgia, I am in my eleventh year of owning/ operating a year-round outdoor program ministry for youth, and eighth year of working as a full-time ALS-unit medic and member of the High Angle Rescue Team as a climbing medic (Tallulah Gorge and Currahee Mtn).  My first experience with SOLO was attending the “mothership” for a WEMT module course in the winter of ʼ93. The ripple effect of that first course, both personally and professionally, continues even today. As a traveling ʻambassadorʼ for SOLO, it is exciting to see students of all backgrounds unite around the common table of ʻpatient careʼ in becoming backcountry.

Date Posted - 10.21.14

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