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Accidents happen. This snowboarder broke his back. Our job is to help you manage and treat with skill, confidence, and pride.
February 2014 Update
Sue is back from a 45-day expedition camping on the Holtanna Glacier in Antarctica where their team of 12 repaired and flew out a DC-3 Turbo airplane that crashed on the ice the prior year. The plane and crew are safely back. As expedition medic, Sue's stories, video and photos will be posted soon. Spring course schedule is now posted.
"Learn how to take charge of any situation."
Crested Butte Outdoors International (CBO) provides wilderness medicine courses around the world.
CBO inspires,engages,and transforms students into leaders. We offer wilderness medicine courses in Glacier National Park, Montana, Lake Tahoe, California, Snowbird, Utah, Colorado and Nepal. Our courses,certified by Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA), have proven exceptionally effective at all levels of training.
Courses include: Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness EMT Upgrade, Recertification, Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Avalanche Dog, Avalanche Search and Rescue, Expedition Medicine.
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CBO provides students with the opportunity to learn both indoors and outdoors. Our instructional practices emphasize student inquiry, critical thinking, and problem solving. Students put their knowledge and skills to work in addressing simulated and case study problems and issues. CBO's headquarters are based in Whitefish, Montana near Glacier National Park. We are an Instructor Sponsor of WMA courses locally and throughout Montana as well as Lake Tahoe, Snowbird Ski Resort, Nepal, and anywhere you'd like to book us. We also specialize in American Institute for Avalanche Research & Education (AIARE) and avalanche dog and search and rescue (SAR) courses.
Our teaching staff headed by Susan Purvis offers a depth of experience in medicine, outdoor education, and wilderness travel that is hard to match. Susan received Congressional honors for her role in avalanche search and rescue with her K-9 partner, Tasha.
Contact us to train your staff, family or friends about preparedness and staying alive in the outdoors.