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Course Locations - Glacier National Park

Glacier Institute Field Camp Montana

Highlights

The Glacier Institute’s Field Camp is located along the beautiful Middle Fork of the Flathead River just with the Southern entrance of Glacier National Park. This is a unique opportunity to stay within one of the most beautiful parks in the world.  Students will share recently renovated cabins and have class along the Middle Fork and in Glacier’s endless forests. For those participating in the longer WFR or WEMT courses, there is unparalleled opportunity to bike, run or hike through the park’s trails on days off or after class. 

Lodging

Shared cabins. Look for particular course details, but typically $15-$30 per night. Camping is available off-site.

Meals

For WEMT and WFR students, 3 meals/ day optional. Students can also typically bring their own food and use the camp’s cooking facilities. Contact the office for details. 

What to Bring

Visit the Glacier Institute’s website for details. Students should be prepared to for a wide range of weather in all seasons and should bring appropriate clothing to stay outdoors throughout the day. In addition, students should bring one set of clothing that they do not mind getting dirty and stained during scenarios.

Getting There

Contact the office for details.

Details

  • Dogs not allowed off-leash in the park and not recommended for longer WEMT courses.   
  • We strongly encourage you to contact the office for other students’ contact information so that you can share travel itineraries and expenses. You can do this through the Aerie office or on your own by signing in to the Aerie Backcountry Medicine Facebook page and contacting other students from your class.

Glacier Institute Big Creek Montana

Highlights

The Glacier Institute’s Big Creek Facility is located on the Southwestern corner of Glacier National Park, along the unbelievably beautiful North Fork of the Flathead River. This facility provides great opportunities for learning wilderness medicine in a beautiful wilderness setting. 

Lodging

Shared cabins. Look for particular course details, but costs are typically $15-$30 per night. Camping is available off-site.

Meals

For WEMT and WFR students, 3 meals/ day optional. Students can also typically bring their own food and use the camp’s cooking facilities. Contact the office for details. 

What to Bring

Visit the Glacier Institute’s website for details. Students should be prepared to for a wide range of weather in all seasons and should bring appropriate clothing to stay outdoors throughout the day. In addition, students should bring one set of clothing that they do not mind getting dirty and stained during scenarios. 

Getting There

Contact the office for details. 

Details

  • Travel to Big Creek can be difficult, particularly in the winter months. The Camas Road is closed in the winter. Please contact Aerie for details. 
  • We strongly encourage you to contact the office for other students’ contact information so that you can share travel itineraries and expenses. You can do this through the Aerie office or on your own by signing in to the Aerie Backcountry Medicine Facebook page and contacting other students from your class.

How to Register

You can download and mail in our registration form, call our office (406.542.9972), email us, or visit our office at 100 North Ave. West, Missoula, Montana, 59801. (Find us on Google Maps).

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