All listed courses are available upon request to private parties

Wilderness First Responder 5 Days – June 17-21, 2019

Lake Tahoe School 995 Tahoe Blvd, Incline Village

$850.00 includes course, books and certification (Must sign up 2 weeks prior to start of this course). Please call Susan at 970-596-2999 if you have questions about signing up and paying for the course.    

$850.00

Open Recertification 3 Day – June 19-21, 2019

Lake Tahoe School 995 Tahoe Blvd, Incline Village

$450. Class size limited. 27 hours. Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Open to all WFR and WEMT students. Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS)

$450.00

2019-2020 Whitefish, Montana Backcountry Avalanche Courses

great norther power guides 8955 US-93, Olney

Avalanche Course Schedule. We are offering recreational level 1 & 2 courses along with avalanche rescue and backcountry skills courses. All courses are sponsored by The Mountain Guides, Montana and American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). We are offering our courses at Great Northern Powder Guides Backcountry Yurt in the heart of the […]

16-hour Wilderness First Responder-WEMT Recertification Course

Spotted Bear Ranger Station 10 Hungry Horse Drive, Hungry Horse

Private 2-day Recertification Course at Spotted Bear Ranger Station. Please contact Susan if you'd like to attend this course. We have a few spaces open to the public. You must be a WMA certified student.

$410.00

Avalanche 1- Dec 13-15, 2019 in Whitefish, MT

Blacktail Ski Resort, Flathead Valley, Montana 13990 Blacktail Rd,, Lakeside

The Mountain Guides, Montana and  Crested Butte Outdoors presents AIARE level 1 avalanche course. To sign up you will log onto THE MOUNTAIN GUIDES website. Located in beautiful Whitefish near the West entrance to Glacier National Park, The Mountain Guides Montana offers avalanche courses and skills clinics to help you begin and refine your avalanche […]

$495

Avalanche 1- Dec 20-22, 2019 in Whitefish, Montana

Blacktail Ski Resort, Flathead Valley, Montana 13990 Blacktail Rd,, Lakeside

The Mountain Guides, Montana and Crested Butte Outdoors presents AIARE level 1 avalanche course. To sign up you will log onto THE MOUNTAIN GUIDES website. Located in beautiful Whitefish near the West entrance to Glacier National Park, The Mountain Guides Montana offers avalanche courses and skills clinics to help you begin and refine your avalanche […]

$495.00

Avalanche 2- Jan 10-12, 2020 near Whitefish, Montana

Blacktail Ski Resort, Flathead Valley, Montana 13990 Blacktail Rd,, Lakeside

Course Description The AIARE 2 is a three-day/24-hour course that provides backcountry travelers an opportunity to advance their decision making skills in more complicated situations such as being a leader within a small travel group, traveling in more complicated terrain, and/or developing a travel plan where resources are scarce. The AIARE 2 builds on the […]

$525

AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course March 6-8, 2020

The AIARE 2 is a three-day course that provides backcountry travelers an opportunity to advance their decision making skills in more complicated situations such as being a leader within a small travel group, traveling in more complicated terrain, and/or developing a travel plan where resources are scarce.

Wilderness First Responder 5-Days April 13-17, 2020 Whitefish, MT Cancelled due to Covid-19. New listings below.

Location to be announced prior to class Whitefish

Join us in beautiful Flathead Valley, Montana for this 5-Day Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Course. It is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments.

$975

Open Recertification Course May 20-22, 2020 Whitefish, Montana

Location to be announced prior to class Whitefish

3-Day Open Recertification course is open to graduates of any wilderness-based first aid training course that was at least 64 hours long and completed within 3 years of the proposed recertification option.

$475

Fernie Writers Conference in Whitefish, Montana

You may ask, what does the Fernie Writers Conference have to do with Wilderness Medicine or Avalanche Education? Writers helping writers   My answer is Everything! As writers we need each other.   Collaboration. Network. Create.     RAW REAL WRITE This week-long workshop is a blend of life coaching and writing the 'hard stuff'. […]

2-Day Wilderness First Aid Oct 10-11, 2020 Whitefish, MT

Location to be announced prior to class Whitefish

16-hour WFA course is the best and most comprehensive course of its kind to offer relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.

$400

Mindful Leadership Retreat–Gateway to Glacier National Park

Dancing Spirit Ranch 1600 Conn Road, Kalispell

Oct 22-25. 2020 Join bestselling author, Susan Purvis and Mindful Leadership coach, Charlie White during four magical days at the gateway to Glacier National Park, Montana. Mindful Leadership Retreat--Gateways to Glacier National Park, Montana. Take the next step in your journey. Here's what you'll discover... How to show up as a Mindful Leader at Critical […]

Level 1 Avalanche Course– American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education

Blacktail Ski Resort, Flathead Valley, Montana 13990 Blacktail Rd,, Lakeside

Sold Out AIARE LEVEL 1 course located at Blacktail Ski Resort in Lakeside, Montana. This class is sold out. There are a few spots left in Jan and Feb. Lead Instructor: Susan Purvis Classes will be held Sunday- Tuesday at the ski resort. This class is currently full. Please see the link below to join […]

$425

Level 1 Avalanche Course– American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education-Sold Out.

Blacktail Ski Resort, Flathead Valley, Montana 13990 Blacktail Rd,, Lakeside

AIARE LEVEL 1 course located at Blacktail Ski Resort in Lakeside, Montana. This course is sold out. More classes are available in Jan and Feb 2021. Lead Instructor: Susan Purvis Classes will be held Sunday- Tuesday at the ski resort. This class is currently full. Click on the link below to get on the waiting […]

$425

Avalanche Rescue Course-American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education

Blacktail Ski Resort, Flathead Valley, Montana 13990 Blacktail Rd,, Lakeside

AIARE Avalanche Rescue course located at BlackTail Ski Resort in Lakeside, Montana. Lead Instructor: Susan Purvis Classes will be held Jan 4th all day at the ski resort. Sign up below on The Mountain Guide link. Call Susan for details.  

$425

Wilderness First Aid Feb 6-7, 2021 in Whitefish, MT

Spirit Works Farm Stay- Whitefish 127 Hideaway Trail, Whitefish

Wilderness First Aid course is the best and most comprehensive course of its kind to offer relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.

$400

PAYMENT
Payment can be made by PayPal or by mailing a check payable to Crested Butte Outdoors, LLC for the appropriate course.  We will accept deposits equal to 50% of the full course price if you pay by check.

REFUND POLICY
A full refund, minus a $120 cancellation fee, will be issued to any student canceling if more than 31 days remain before the start of the class.  No refunds will be issued within 31 days of the class start date.  In the unlikely event that a course is canceled, a full refund will be issued.