Stay at Grand Canyon Hostel during your course!

Grand Canyon Hostel will provide WFR students with a 15% discount on lodging during the course!??Grand Canyon Hostel is located in the heart of Flagstaff near Flagstaff Climbing (the local climbing gym), gear shops, and restaurants. Click here to access the Grand Canyon Hostel website. ?When you make the reservation at Grand Canyon Hostel, let the staff know that you're attending a WFR course with Pete Walka and the Flagstaff Field Institute, and you'll receive a 15% discount on your lodging. ?Easy, convenient, and inexpensive!


Yoder Scholarship available for January 2020 WFR course!

FFI and the Dustin & Kristen Yoder Memorial Foundation are proud to announce the 13th Annual Yoder Scholarship. The recipients of the scholarship will receive the full tuition for a Wilderness First Responder course in Flagstaff on January 3-12, 2020.

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Yoder Scholarship available for 2019 WFR course!

FFI and the Dustin & Kristen Yoder Memorial Foundation are proud to announce the 12th Annual Yoder Scholarship. The recipients of the scholarship will receive the full tuition for a Wilderness First Responder course in Flagstaff on January 4-13, 2019.

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Pete Walka named as Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine

The Wilderness Medical Society developed a Fellowship program (Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine or FAWM) as "a means to identify those who have fulfilled a demanding set of requirements validating their training and experience in Wilderness Medicine," and recipients have achieved "the highest level of widely-recognized achievement in the field of wilderness medicine." ?Learn more on the Wilderness Medical Society website.


Should you become a WFR?

The Arizona Republic, the largest newspaper in Arizona, published a great story on Wilderness First Responders and the Flagstaff Field Institute. ?Click here to access the story and accompanying video.