DEN: Tips for Wilderness Prevention in the Backcountry

Last week, Mappy Hour Denver gathered at The North Face Cherry Creek to learn wilderness medicine and risk management from NOLS. The very talented instructor, Denani Schmitt, informed members on how to evaluate an accident, clean a cut and splint a break in the backcountry. An additional thank you goes to our beer sponsor: Crazy Mountain Brewing.
A few key tips from Denani: 
We were also excited to see members joining in the Colorado Explore Challenge which launched last month. From skiing in the summer to visiting a local hot spring, we’re teaming up with The North Face to challenge all of YOU to get outdoors. Plus, you’ll be able to win prizes.

More about NOLS: The nonprofit global wilderness school seeks to help you step forward boldly as a leader. Anyone can be a leader; NOLS provides the environment and training to help you discover your full potential. Lessons are taught in classrooms close to home and in remote wilderness areas around the world. They’re an organization with heart, expertise, and wildness. These qualities help them support powerful, authentic experiences.

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More about the North Face Cherry Creek:  We exist to inspire and enable athletes to push their limits – to seek new routes, new lines or new distances and to NEVER STOP EXPLORING.

The North Face® offers an extensive line of technically advanced outdoor performance apparel, equipment, and footwear. We push the boundaries of innovation so that you can push the boundaries of exploration. We remain deeply proud to be the first choice of the world’s most accomplished climbers, mountaineers, extreme skiers, snowboarders, endurance athletes, and explorers


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