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True Story: Why I became a Wilderness First Responder

In 2010 I was living in a monastery, in a very remote location in Colorado. Born and raised a city girl I was full of my city hubris and totally ignorant about what it takes to be smart and safe…

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How do I become a Wilderness EMT?

If you’ve ever been interested in the medical field, but didn’t go to Medical School; or if you are already a holistic practitioner but you feel that your training did not prepare you to recognize and respond to medical emergencies;…

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Conversations with a mullein plant

Overlooked, undervalued and even criminalized – is that any way to treat such a soft, unassuming and generous plant? Mullein grows everywhere along the Peak to Peak: along highways, railroads and in everybody’s back yard. Mullein is officially classified as…

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