10th Mountain
Wilderness First Aid

Prepare for the unexpected with this 2-day first aid skills course for backcountry travel while earning your Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certificate

Whether you’re preparing for medical school, in medical school, practicing medicine, or interested in learning how you can aid in the outdoors, we have a course for you.

Get hands-on experience to bolster your medical school application

Receive a backstage pass to the admissions process and find out how to build a thriving career in healthcare

Learn aspects of specialized environmental medicine disciplines, such as Marine Medicine in the Channel Islands National Park, and Tropical Medicine in Costa Rica

Diverse courses offered to CU Medical School students designed to teach medicine in extreme or austere environments. 

Courses are engaging, hands-on and taught by world-class faculty. 

Earn certifications to bolster your medical resume.

Learn safe, backcountry winter travel at the iconic 10th Mountain Huts in the Colorado Rockies 

Earn your Wilderness First Aid Certificate. 

Learn what to do if your dog has a medical emergency while hiking.

Augment your hospital or clinic based medical skills while considering care in remote destinations.

Learn to be an asset to your community in a humanitarian disaster

Go to Mars (well… the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah) for a simulated mission as a flight surgeon. Earn CME credits.

Our Mission

We are a university-based enterprise dedicated to promoting education, research, and outreach to advance health and wellness in extreme or austere environments. Our goal is to have the most comprehensive program of its kind in the world, setting the standard of excellence in scholarship.

Our work with our community and the students of health sciences in all levels includes:

Students that take our courses come out educated, confident, and prepared.

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