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Wilderness Leader

You can use this course as a stepping stone to become a WGA International Wilderness Guide.
But, after you finished this course you can already start guiding in different areas of the world (including the Rocky Mountain National Parks).



The course is made of different short courses, and these course combined will lead to the Certification ‘Wilderness Leader’.

Subjects course
-Medic First Aid  2 days, including certification. No fixed date. Ask for your personal code and  book your spot at MFA
-Wilderness First Aid 2 Days (You need to have a First Aid training prior to this course)
-Wilderness Survival skills 3 Days
> IGA Apprentice Interpretive Guide
-Group management and Interpretation 2 Days
Orienteering, routefinding, planning, hiking and backpacking.
-Five days in the French Alps (summer) focussed on Nature & Wildlife (with a guiding task for each participant, one day of preparing and guiding the group))
-Wilderness Meeting Spring Rendez Vous

Gearlist for this training at Voshaar Outdoor: > Wilderness leader Gearlist

Data 2023 

April 7-8
April 15-18
April 22-23
April 27-28-29 (morning)
August 1-5 France


Costs: € 1590,-
(exclusive Travel, Insurance, Food, Drinks and Accommodation )
Participants get € 300,- discount on the Wilderness Guide Level 1 program 2022 in Canada.

Refunding of registration / course fee: No course fees will be refunded. We do think in solutions in case of injuries, illness or other serious circumstances.