Western North Carolina

Instructor Update: Katie Coley, the new App. State Outdoor Programs Coordinator

Katie on Mont Blanc in the Alps.

Congratulations are in order for Katie Coley!  She is the new Outdoor Program Coordinator at Appalachian State University.

Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals - Cullowhee, NC

"Hypothermia Day" is always a fun day! This is when the victims have to spend a fair amount of time laying in Cane Creek (even in the Winter). The rescuers have to assess the scene and remove the victim from the water and treat them for their injuries. Everyone gets cold and wet on in this scenario!

EMT Intensive - Can you say, "I'm an EMT Basic, do you need help?"

May/June EMT Intensive Students - Can you say, "I'm an EMT Basic, do you need help?"

Congratulations are in order for our EMT Intensive students!

Wilderness Lifeguard - Learning skills for backcountry waterfront prevention and monitoring.!

Justin P. teaching the students how to hold the rescue tube when the enter the water to make a rescue.

Another successful Wilderness Lifeguard course in Asheville, NC taught by instructors Justin Doroshenko and Justin Padgett.

Wilderness EMT - Getting good at saving lives!

EMT Intensive - Week #2 and #3

Mairi teaching the Infant CPR topic during week #2.

Mountain Sports Festival - Landmark Learning, WMI, and NOLS

Katie, Landmark/WMI of NOLS instructor and John, Landmark Program Coordinator represent at the Mountain Sports Festival in Asheville this weekend.

Landmark Learning attended a very hot and humid Mountain Sports Festival in Asheville this weekend!

Christine Hoyer is employee of the year for Great Smokey Mountain National Park!

Congratulations are in order for Christine Hoyer!

Student Update: Mike Abbott - Canyoneering and Seizures

Mike Abbott - Canyoneering and Seizures

Cane Creek WFR - hypothermia, mass casualty incidents, and medical emergencies!

Group photo after a very successful "Lightning Strike" scenario!

Rob Barham - Representing Team Landmark!

Team Landmark Racing was represented by instructor Rob Barham at the Lake Junaluska Bunny Run 5K over the Easter weekend.