Wilderness Rescue Medicine — Canyon

5 days training in canyon rescue and emergency responses

Hands-On Practical Training

A comprehensive five-day training course providing instruction in canyon rescue and emergency responses, delivered by professional Critical Care Flight Paramedics and industry professionals.

RescueMED and Roam Adventures and Training is proud to present a new course for recreational canyoners, trip leaders and industry professionals in responding to emergencies in the complex canyon environment.

Combining adventure guiding and with the experience of Critical Care Flight Paramedics we are offering a unique training course providing direct instruction in how to respond to emergencies in canyons, managing a group in an emergency and preparing for self-rescue or assisted evacuation.


RescueMed and Roam Adventures Training are proud to present a new course for medical professionals, paramedics or any practitioner requiring Continuing Professional Development points and medical training in austere environments.

More than just CPD this course will teach you self-sufficiency in austere environments, instruct in canyoning skills as well as delivering counting towards any required CPD. The course is delivered by Critical Care Flight Paramedics, medical professionals and adventure guides, covering a wide range of topics in planning for wilderness activities and medical response.

It is a fantastic opportunity to learn vital skills from adventure and medical care professionals, to get in touch with likeminded practitioners or springboard into a new professional pathway.

COST: $2500 AUD
Advanced+, medical accreditation, medical practitioners
Moderate hiking, easy swimming,
5 Days
CLIENT GUIDE RATIO: 1:3, 2:6, (max 6 participants)
MEETING TIME: Varies 07:45-0830
Varies, Upper Blue Mountains
Training activities are mentally demanding. Please contact us prior to making a booking if you are not certain that this is the correct level of training you. Medical staff can discuss any CPD/Medicine related queries
In partnership with Roam adventures.

Course Details

Dates: 14–18 October 2024
Price: $2,500 (AUD)


  • Seventhwave lightweight, titanium and fleece wetsuit

  • All canyon leader equipment

  • Gournmet lunches and snacks for all activities

  • All emergency and first aid equipment


  • Introduction, preparation and gear selection

  • Abseiling training

  • RescueMED training


  • Introduction, preparation and gear selection

  • Abseiling skills

  • RescueMED training

  • Day 3 packing and planning for success

DAY 3:

  • Canyon, rescue and medical scenarios

  • Emergency Scenarios

  • Accident prevention, assisted carries, shock management, self evacuation assessment and methods

DAY 4:

  • Self directed canyon, assistance with trip planning

  • Scenarios and emergency response

  • Day debrief

DAY 5:

  • Shorter canyon, scenarios

  • Course debrief

Free cancellations up to 14 days prior to course commencement.

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