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Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Provider: Colorado Mountain College – Spring Valley Campus
Course Dates: April 10, 2024 - April 14, 2024
Course Location:
3000 County Road 114
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Course Cost: $1,173.00

Course Info

This is a Hybrid Wilderness First Responder course with 30 hours of self-paced, online work followed by 50 hours or 5 days in person learning. The online section is available on Canvas®   and consists of reading, case studies, videos, animations, and quizzes. The online material must be completed by the start date of the classroom section.  

This scenario-intensive course prepares backcountry users to respond to medical emergencies in the field. Recommended for anyone recreating outside of cell service or working in the field. Successful completion of this course will award students with WFR, CPR/AED, and Anaphylaxis Administration certifications from Desert Mountain Medicine. 

Online pre-work: 30 hours starting March 18, to complete before April 10

Registration Information

This course is provided by Colorado Mountain College at the Spring Valley Campus. The Spring Valley Campus is a residential campus located about 20 minutes from Glenwood Springs and about 15 minutes from Carbondale. Both towns have a multitude of accommodations including camping, hotels, and Airbnb/VRBO rentals. Glenwood Springs and Carbondale are known for their hot springs, hiking, biking, caverns, rock and ice climbing, fishing, snow sports, and whitewater activities. Click here for more information on Carbondale and here for more information on Glenwood Springs. For more information on lodging and logistics for the Spring Valley Campus Course click here.

*Note: This course is for college credit and the cost may vary based on the student's residency. For more information on pricing for this course please review Tuition and Costs for Colorado Mountain College.

For more information or to register, please contact Moriah Stock at [email protected] or apply to admissions and register for OUT-2044-SV01.


To set up a course for your organization, please contact [email protected].


Colorado Mountain College – Spring Valley Campus