Ice Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: January 28, 2023

This course meets and exceeds, the NFPA standards for Ice Rescue.  Because WRI is based in the Inland Northwest, ice rescue is often dramatically different here than other places.  Namely, we deal with moving water and ice.  We focus on rescuer safety and tactics in dealing with this extremely complex and dangerous environment.  We examine video footage of past rescues to allow students to lea...

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Technical Site Access: Rope – Donner Pass- Truckee, CA Published: July 25, 2022

The Technical Site Access course is a 4 day rope access training for first responders. Curriculum will include: Anchors, knots, rapelling/ascending, belaying, raises and lowers, and deflection systems (high lines). In addition, course curriculum will be tailored to environmental emergency response operations. Course will be held on Donner Summit, near Truckee, California....

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: June 10, 2022

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations: Missoula, MT Published: June 3, 2022

The Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations (LARRO) Course is an intensive 24-hour course, compliant with the California State Fire Marshal and NFPA standards. This course combines classroom learning with outdoor scenario-based training and covers topics ranging from personal safety and equipment to anchors, litters, mechanical advantage, raise/lower systems, rope climbing, and rappelling....

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Glacier, MT Published: May 27, 2022

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Durango, CO Published: May 20, 2022

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: May 13, 2022

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: May 6, 2022

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: North Valley SAR Published: April 29, 2022

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician: Missoula, MT Published: April 22, 2022

This course is the standard for professional swiftwater rescue teams. If your agency responds to moving water accidents, the Technician certification is a must. It is compliant to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards 1006 and 1670. The intensive 20 hour swiftwater rescue class has four hours of classroom instruction followed by two and a half days developing and practicing skills o...

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“Whether you are a river-rookie or an experienced boater, WRI tailors their classes to what you need to learn in a fun and challenging environment. Their scenario based teaching approach creates an electric learning atmosphere where you feel like you are in actual river rescue situations. I would recommend them to anybody!”

Eric Giddens, Owner Kern River Brewing Company/1996 Olympic Kayak Team Member
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