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FY-2023 Dates and Price

Duration:    5 Days

2023 Sessions: 

August 7th - 12th, 2023

Class Size:    6 Minimum *
                       12 Maximum

Minimum Age:   16 

Price:       $995 *

This all-inclusive price includes training; meals, equipment, books and a Challenge Coin.   

Contact us for details at 844-962-1776.  

* Enrollment fees are non-refundable, except if a class is cancelled due to low enrollment.  

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Wilderness Rope Rescue and Extrication Course

The 56-hour Wilderness Rope Rescue and Extrication Course - delivered by Valkyries Austere Medical Solutions - is designed to prepare participants to meet the education and training skills, along with experience required, to conduct Technical Rope Rescue & Extrication of patients located in low to high-angle wilderness environments. 

This course provides participants the basic fundamentals in the use of equipment, anchor systems, rappelling, lowering and raising systems, as well as critical thinking skills to make sound judgements necessary to conduct these activities safely and effectively. 

After completing this course, students will have the knowledge, skills, and experience to operate as a new member of a Wilderness Technical Rescue Team.

VAMS also can customize this course to meet the needs of agencies/teams and their specific response terrain and operational level.

Topics Include:    

  • Team Dynamics

  • Team Communication

  • Fundamentals of Wilderness Rescue

  • Leadership Essentials

  • Individual/Team/Patient Safety

  • Rescue Equipment

  • Extrication Equipment

  • Anchor System Construction

  • Rappelling

  • Raising & Lowering Systems

  • Rescue Practices

  • Fundamentals of a Search

VAMS also can customize this course to meet the needs of agencies/teams and their specific response terrain and operational level.

Certification:    

  • This course meets the requirements for the VAMS Wilderness and Extrication Certificate.