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The Provider of Training and Certification Courses in Vermont

         * Wilderness Medicine
         * Avalanche Education
         * Rock & Ice Climbing 
         * Mountaineering
         * International Trekking

Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, LLC
275 Mountain Road * East Burke, Vermont 05832
kamountainguides@gmail.com * (802) 274-4112
Kingdom Adventures Programs - We offer a variety of outdoor programs from wilderness first aid training to avalanche education courses depending on the season. Please contact us with any questions that you may have!
~ Northeast Kingdom Wilderness Medicine ~
2023/2024 SOLO Wilderness Medicine Certification Courses 

We are proud to serve as the sponsor and instructional provider of SOLO Wilderness Medicine courses in Northern VermontWe are 
authorized by SOLO to offer wilderness medicine courses 
at all levels. Enrollments in all courses are currently limited 
to 15 students. CPR certification included at no extra charge.

SOLO First Aid for Hiking & Biking individuals or groups $125 per person - tuition only
Start the spring, summer, and fall seasons right with a SOLO first aid course. This 7 -hour course is specifically designed to provide participants with the skills to safely assess and provide temporary treatment of common outdoor injuries until EMS arrives. This a perfect course for mountain bikers, road cyclists, and other day outdoor travelers who are recreating in places where ambulance response is readily available but would like that first level of safety training. SOLO CPR certification included.
Please contact us to schedule a course date.

SOLO Wilderness First Aid & CPR - $195 per person - tuition only
The two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is SOLO's most popular creating a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. Initially offered in 1975, this course was the first of its kind in the United States, and it is the curriculum upon which all other backcountry medicine courses are based. This is a great course for mountain bikers, hikers, climbers, backpackers, backcountry skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts who venture out for day and weekend trips. SOLO CPR certification is included.

March 25-26      May 6-7        June 3-4        August 5-6            September 16-17
April 15-16         May 27-28    July 1-2         August 19-20         November 18-19
​                                               July 29-30     September 9-10

SOLO Advanced Wilderness First Aid & CPR - $400 per person - tuition only
This four-day course provides the same curriculum as the SOLO WFA course on days 1 & 2, with additional topics and more advanced skills provided during days 3 & 4. Please contact us for more details. SOLO CPR certification is included.

May 27-28 enrolled in WFA curriculum; May 29-30 enrolled in AWFA curriculum.

SOLO Wilderness First Responder Recertification - $200 per person
Wilderness Medical Associates; Wilderness Medicine Institute; University of Vermont; Aerie Backcountry Medicine; Wilderness Medicine Outfitters; Wilderness Medicine Training Center; and Remote Medical International certifications are recognized by SOLO for WFR recertification. SOLO CPR certification is included.

April 13-14    June 1-2      August 26-27        October TBA      December 9-10
May 11-12     July 22-23  September TBA    November TBA

SOLO Wilderness First Responder. $580 per person - tuition only
This 8-day course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. SOLO CPR certification is included.

2023 Courses
March 31-April 7    May 15-22      July 13-20     September 11-18    November 6-13
April 17-24             June 19-26     August 7-14   October 1-8          Nov. 27-Dec. 4
​                                                      August 21-28 
2024 Courses
January TBA          March TBA      May TBA        July TBA        September TBA
February 5-12        April TBA        June TBA        August TBA    October TBA
    To register for our programs, please contact us by email: kamountainguides@gmail.com OR by telephone: 802-274-4112. 
John Kascenska is an American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) professional member, and an AMGA certified Single Pitch Instructor for rockclimbing.


This 2023/2024 winter season, we are instructing AIARE Avalanche Rescue courses at our home base in East Burke, Vermont. This is a one-day, stand-alone course that is designed for new and experienced recreational backcountry travelers, as well as aspiring avalanche professionals. New participants will learn the basics of companion rescue, while more experienced participants will have an opportunity to improve their current skill set, as well as learn about advanced topics through realistic scenario practice. There will also be an emphasis on essential basic First Aid and CPR awareness skills integrated into the course. Course enrollments are limited to 6 students.

AIARE Rescue. $200 per person - tuition only