Wilderness First Aid Class

The Washington Alpine Club will be hosting two Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR classes November 4-5. This class will be held in Seattle at the CPR Seattle site. This course is highly recommended for anyone venturing into the mountains whether on a multiday climbing trip, backpacking trip or even a one-day hike. You will receive valuable knowledge about how to treat a host of injuries and illnesses that may occur in the mountains when calling 911 is not an option.  Please consider taking this class. This class is recommended for those who wish to be instructors for the WAC. The CPR website can be found here:  https://www.cprseattle.com/wilderness-first-aid

The class will be 9 hours of instruction on both Saturday and Sunday (Nov 4-5).  There is also a 1-hour home study that is required before showing up for the class, this is mandatory per CPR Seattle.

Cost of the class is $225 to be paid to the WAC at least 14 days before the class. The first 16 people who sign up and are members of the WAC will be accepted.  The cost of the class becomes nonrefundable after October 4th.

To register for the class, click HERE

E-mail questions to Ira Rushwald irushwald@gmail.com