WLI offers courses in rock climbing, wilderness medicine, sea kayaking, mountaineering, ice climbing, navigation, backpacking and more. We provide a holistic approach to adventure education, with our unique curriculum emphasizing personal growth and professional development. Our beginning and intermediate programs focus on skills acquisition, facilitation and hazard assessment, while our advanced courses highlight technical competency, risk management and leadership.


WLI offers a host of climbing curriculums and trainings for every skill level. ... more

Medical Training

Whether you work or play in remote areas, our practical curriculum in wilderness medicine will prepare you to make good decisions in the field.... more


WLI offers a comprehensive curriculum of ACA kayaking courses for all levels of paddlers. ... more

Mountaineering & Ice Climbing

WLI mountaineering courses offer opportunities for the novice and seasoned climber alike. ... more


Feel more confident traveling through the wilderness by taking a WLI navigation course.... more


Explore the backcountry with confidence and style with a WLI backpacking course. ... more

Leave No Trace

LNT courses promote sustainable use of our public lands and the development of backcountry ethics through the seven principles of Leave No Trace. ... more

Custom Courses & Clinics

If there is a wilderness adventure or technical course that you would like but don’t see, we can make it happen. ... more