August 20, 2013
As much as all outdoor enthusiasts aim to avoid accidents, sometimes they do happen. That’s why they’re called accidents. And when emergencies occur in the wilderness, it’s crucial for responders such as guides, patrollers or even fellow hikers to be proficient in first aid. How do such responders gain the skills and knowledge necessary to respond to wilderness emergencies? Our own Dan Langager sat down with Rick D’Atre for the low down on wilderness responders.