Training Update : WRFA in the Woods

Trail/Park: Camp Hiawatha, Deer River, MN I want to acknowledge this course took place on the traditional territory of the Mdewakanton, Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ, Sisseton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. Back in 2015 I took my first Wilderness and Remote First Aid course in preparation for … Continue reading Training Update : WRFA in the Woods

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Six

Trail/Park: Isle Royale National Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Métis and Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. It may be officially certifiable that I'm crazy as I sit here writing this in a shelter at Windigo.Journal Entry on July 16, 2017 … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Six

The Essentials

The contents of my day pack laid out. The pack is an 18 liter with space for a hydration bladder. If I don't carry the bladder, I've got a refillable water bottle in it's place. Depending on the weather, I'll add a layer or two of insulation and my rain gear. With the contents of … Continue reading The Essentials

WRFA Weekend

What is WRFA you ask? Wilderness and Remote First Aid. The goal of the course, which will leave me with a certification from the American Red Cross, is to be prepared to offer medical aid in the wilderness or remote situations. In places where medical assistance is hours away. Sure, I'll also be First Aid … Continue reading WRFA Weekend