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Volunteer Trails Day

Would you like to give back to the White Mountain National Forest? Would you like to do your part to help ensure good hiking trails for all to enjoy? If so, join us on June 23rd, 2018, for our first annual Volunteer Trails Day with Redline Guiding, the NH Trail Workers’ Group, and the United States Forest Service (Saco Ranger District). This is a FREE event […]

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Backpacking for Women

We’re pleased to introduce our third “Camp Like a Champ” women’s-only overnight backpacking event. The Details This event is being led by Redline Guide Arlette Laan. If you don’t know of Arlette (click the link above to find her profile), she is a bit of an expert on the subject of backpacking. And being a woman herself, might just be able to provide a completely unparalleled […]

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Redlining Presentations

The details… Up and coming this summer we are giving a number of presentations about “Redlining the White Mountains.” For those that don’t know, “redlining” means to hike all the trails discussed in the Appalachian Mountain Club‘s White Mountain Guidebook. Two of our Redline Guides have done this: Bill Robichaud (the 29th finisher, ever), and Mike Cherim (the 37th). Other team members are working on it […]

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Spring is in the Air

Springtime brings us longer days and generally milder weather. It has its challenges, usually in the form of soft snow, postholing, dripping trees, weakened snow bridges, and iffy river crossings — plus it still gets cold at night — but there’s so much to do at this time of year blending winter with the rest of the year. Below are examples of some of the cool, […]

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2018 WFA & WFR Classes

This is just a reminder that our 2018 SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course dates are available and we’re open for registrations now. These offerings are discounted at $149 and $549, respectively. For active status WMNF SAR volunteers, these discounts are extended further (see details in form below). For full details about these courses, check out our Wilderness Medicine page. Click […]

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Continuing Wilderness Medicine

Our association with the SOLO School of Wilderness Medicine has gone very well. The feedback we’ve gotten on Facebook and elsewhere has been outstanding. Our students have been elated, to say the least. The vibe. The energy. The awesome subject matter taught by true professionals in a lively, engaging, and well-practiced manner. Our personal experiences from our own trainings match what they describe, too. We get […]

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More Wild First Aid Grads

Well done graduates! Another Wilderness First Aid class we organized for the SOLO School of Wilderness Medicine just graduated this weekend. A new crop of 28 people that are smarter, better, and more capable than they were before. From now on, whatever they decide to do in the backcountry, they will be better able to do it and do it right. Everyone wins. Our students, their […]

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Teaching the Boy Scouts

We spent the day with the Boy Scouts of America, Daniel Webster Council, at their twice-annual Powder Horn event’s October weekend. This is a weekend training camp for Scouts and Venturers, plus Boy Scouting, Venturing, and Varsity leaders. The full scope is as follows: Powder Horn is a high adventure skills resource course for Venturing, Boy Scouting, Varsity, and Venture Scouting leaders and youth (age 14 […]

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Two for Two, for Two

Two adventures, two days, for two people. We are happy to team up with International Mountain Climbing School (IMCS) of North Conway to introduce an exciting late-season special. We’re offering two full days of adventuring fun for you and your buddy or significant other. On the first day hike or scramble with a Redline Guiding guide and explore some of our White Mountains awesomeness by way […]

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WFA Graduates

Well done congratulations to one and all. We’re offering four opportunities for people to earn their Wilderness First Aid credentials this year by offering discounted SOLO WFA classes. Two have been completed so far, and we have two more to go for 2017, one on the weekend of October 21st-22nd, then another on the weekend of November 11th-12th. We still have spaces for these open-to-the-public courses. […]

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Wilderness First Aid

Of all the skill sets hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts may possess, backcountry medical training is perhaps the epitome of value. If you hike and spend time in remote locations outside of the “golden hour” (meaning an hour or more from typical urban medical services), dealing with injury or illness at some point — even if it’s not your own — is likely. Getting the proper […]

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Run Like the Wind

We’re pleased to introduce “Run Like the Wind,” a women’s-only mountain running event. The Details This event is being led by Redline Guide Kristina Folcik. If you don’t know of Kristina (click the link above to find her profile), she is a bit of an expert on the subject of mountain running. And being a woman herself, might just be able to provide a completely unparalleled […]

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