Threshold is partnering with SOLO & Martin Nature Park to hold a Wilderness First Responder Course in February 2021. Coursework will take place between two locations at Threshold Climbing Gym and at Martin Nature Park in Oklahoma City, OK.
SOLO’s Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers.
The WFR is 72+ hours long (8 to 10 days), and is a comprehensive and in-depth look at the standards and skills of dealing with: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies and Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. Although these appear to be the same basic topics covered in our two-day WFA course, they are covered far more extensively, and there is much more hands-on practice. Additional topics, such as CPR, are also included.
For more details on the course curriculum and certification visit: SOLO Certifications

Course Dates: Rescheduled for March 4-11th

(original dates February 21-28, 2021)

Course Cost: $600 per person

Includes course tuition. Does not include meals or travel costs. 
  • Participants may choose to pay a $50 non-refundable deposit until January 31, 2021 to hold their spots. Your deposit will be applied towards the full payment.
  • You may choose to pay in full when you sign up.
  • Payment is due in full by February 1st, 2021. After February 1 payments are non-refundable.

For questions on registration reach out to us at

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Meet the Instructor: Scott Weinstien

Scott is a current member of Florida Task Force 5 (Northeast Florida’s USAR and FEMA Response Team) and a reserve officer for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. He holds certifications as an Urban and Wilderness EMT, a Rope, Trench, Confined Space, Boat Operator and Collapse Structure Rescue Technician. Scott is a certified Advanced Swiftwater Rescue Technician and is a sought after Swiftwater, Rope Rescue and Boat Operator Instructor.

Scott holds certifications as a Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness First Aid Instructor from SOLO and is an approved First Aid Afloat Instructor through the U.S. Coast Guard. He is a certified BLS and CPR instructor for the American Heart Association and a Lifeguard and Waterfront instructor for the Red Cross. Scott is a graduated of the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Search and Rescue School’s Inland SAR Planning program and many other rescue courses.

Scott loves sharing his knowledge of rescue techniques and the great outdoors. He has been privileged to work with and teach members of the U.S. military, U.S. Forestry Service, Firefighters, SAR crews, Law Enforcement, backcountry guides, the USGS, missionaries, camp counselors and outdoor enthusiasts throughout the country. Scott is also the lead instructor for the non-profit WILD edu, where he spends time teaching life skills and guiding young people and at-risk groups into the great outdoors.