What is Tahoe Wilderness Medicine?

Tahoe Wilderness Medicine provides wilderness medical education to health care professionals, expedition leaders and outdoor enthusiasts. We combine outdoor skills and adventure with wilderness medicine education with most courses including continuing medical education (CME) credits for medical professionals.  Our courses are designed and taught by a faculty of medical professionals, mountain guides, river guides, avalanche educators, and technical rescue experts.  The combination of the faculty’s training and experience provides real-world, comprehensive wilderness medicine education for our clients.

All Courses

  • Course Dates:

    Saturday, April 22, 2017 to Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Cost:

    $7,061.00

    This course is set in the rugged Chugach Mountains surrounding Valdez and Prince William Sound among the greatest concentration of separate glaciers in Alaska.  Join us and learn how to manage medical emergencies in remote, mountainous and glaciated terrain. 

  • Cost:

    $3,099.00

    Mountain peaks with incredible vistas of the Arctic Ocean and Norway fjords are just the beginning of what you’ll find in the Lofoten Islands.  March is powder season in Lofoten so be ready to explore couloirs and peaks and the thrill of awesome descents!  Enjoy 6 days of guided backcountry skiing with certified mountain guides. Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC has partnered with Northern Alpine Guides and Lofoten Ski Lodge to offer this weeklong Winter Wilderness Medicine course in the Lofoten Islands of Norway.

  • Cost:

    $949.00

    Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC is partnering with the  Alpine Skills International to offer this Level 1 avalanche class combined with Winter Wilderness Medicine with 13 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

    Students must be able to travel in avalanche terrain. This can be done using skis, splitboard or snowboard with snowshoes (see prerequisites below). Please familiarize yourself with the following resources as they will help prepare you for the topics discussed in the course. 

  • Cost:

    $949.00

    Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC is partnering with the  Alpine Skills International to offer this Level 1 avalanche class combined with Winter Wilderness Medicine with 13 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

    Students must be able to travel in avalanche terrain. This can be done using skis, splitboard or snowboard with snowshoes (see prerequisites below). Please familiarize yourself with the following resources as they will help prepare you for the topics discussed in the course. 

  • Course Dates:

    Saturday, May 13, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Join Sierra Rescue/Rescue 3 West and Tahoe Wilderness Medicine, LLC (TWM) for a combined swift water rescue and wilderness medicine course on the South Fork American River.  This Saturday - Sunday course includes Rescue 3 International's swift water rescue certification for rafters, kayakers, canoeists, and other recreational river users.