The R2Ri team includes several qualified Mountain Leaders, Everest Basecamp Expedition Leaders, a Doctor with a Diploma in Mountain Medicine – who was also a team member on an Everest summit expedition, an outdoor instructor, ex Mountain Rescue team members (who taught on Mountain Rescue Casualty Care Courses) and expedition leader before he became a medic
We have experience from Everest to Kilimanjaro, Alps to Scottish Highlands, Greenland to North America – to the Mountainous regions of New Zealand.
We can provide support and training for teams heading to mountainous regions, from fitness considerations, equipment, altitude considerations, acclimatisation, prescription service for necessary medications, first aid and medical training, logistics to risk management and country briefings.
We also have team members who are ex military SERE Survival Instructors with gobal experience.
Mountain Environment Medical and Risk Considerations: Mountain Serpent.
Our Mountain Serpent Course is a Mountain emphasis medical and risk management course, led by Medics and Operational specialists with significant experience in Mountain environments. Faculty scheduled to teach the course include an expedition Doctor with significant mountain experience at altitude and a Diploma in Mountain Medicine.
The 1 day Mountain Serpent course is intended to act as an environment specific day, to complement previous wilderness medical training with us. It is intended that the day covers key medical and risk issues relating to the environment in question.Mountain medicine courses will include altitude illnesses and Portable Altitude Chambers use. Importantly, our medics include experienced Mountain Leaders and expedition leaders.
Delegates will have an opportunity to ask questions from those who have lived, worked and expedition in Mountain environments.
Date: Winter 2023 and spring 2024 dates out soon.
Venue: Plas y Brenin
Accommodation and food are not included but excellent, very affordable B&B accommodation and food is available at Plas y Brenin itself.
How to book:
Click the link below to access the booking course pack, once dates go live - for the course you are interested in. Download the pack, save it your computer and you can complete the booking form electronically and email to us. Alternatively, print off the pack, complete and scan the booking form back to us.
Only complete and submit the booking form if you intent to attend the course and be bound by our terms and conditions. Once we send you an invoice, a binding contract will exist. If you later decide to cancel, the contractual booking terms (found in the booking pack attached), ap