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Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA)

Advanced medical treatments for wilderness settings

For Cost Duration Prerequisites Pre-Course Prep
Backcountry travellers, researchers and field personnel, assistant leaders; beginner to intermediate $659 40 hrs over 4 to 5 days 16+ years, no experience needed Optional

✔ COVID-19 Adapted

All courses are adapted for COVID-19. Read the COVID-19 course procedures.


The Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) course is for those who travel hours away from help with limited resources.

Partnered with Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA)

For our medical courses, we partner with Wilderness Medical Associates. WMA has set the standard in wilderness medicine and rescue training for over 30 years. The cutting-edge curriculum is constantly updated by a group of healthcare professionals, has been taught on all 7 continents, and is recognized around the world.

Be sure to read our cancellation policy.