California CME Rafting AWLS Course

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Wilderness Medicine & River Skills Course

Join us on the world-class Wild & Scenic California Salmon River in Northern California for a multi-sport weekend that combines wilderness medicine education, deluxe camping and incredible whitewater!


  • 2 days rafting exciting yet safe class IV whitewater
  • 1 day inflatable kayaking the scenic Clear Creek
  • Private riverside camping
  • Luxury walk-in tents with cots & sleeping pads
  • Gourmet meals by Momentum River Expeditions
  • Hot showers & Sauna Trailer
  • Evening Happy Hours
  • Campfires under the stars
  • Option to obtain your AWLS Certification

*Earn up to 24.5 Category 1 CME and obtain your Advanced Wilderness Life Support Certification

Dates: April 14th-17th, 2023

Price: $1695 (based on double occupancy)

$395 (CME & AWLS Certification Fee)

Detailed Itinerary

The adventure begins…

For a more day-to-day detailed itinerary of the trip, please download the free itinerary below. 

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    Cal Salmon CME Itinerary

    Rafting skills for women


    The "Cal Salmon Experience"

    The ultimate luxury, multi-sport adventure camp trip. Think comfortable, walk-in tents, gourmet riverside meals, fun and exciting whitewater, campfires under the stars, sauna, and hot showers… this trip is hard to beat! Nestled in a remote and pristine wild region in California’s northwest corner, the California Salmon River is hidden about halfway between San Francisco and Portland, Oregon. The “Cal Salmon” combines beautiful, lush coastal scenery, an intimate, marble-smooth, granite inner gorge, a seemingly endless number of waterfalls cascading from above, emerald-green waters, a very comfortable pop-up base camp with hot showers, a wood-fired sauna, and unequaled class IV-V fun whitewater.

    Sauna Glamping

    Wood-Fired Sauna

    The wood fired sauna provides a cozy way to unwind after a great day on the river before tucking into your sleeping bag at night. Hot showers are also part of the sauna experience!
    Whitewater Rafting & Glamping

    Walk-in tents, cots & pads

    The comfortable camping is next level. The tents are walk-in with floor runners, side tables and solar lamps. There are cots with thick, comfortable pads, sheets, blankets, pillows and sleeping bags
    Glamping Food

    Gourmet Camp Cuisine

    Camp food taken to the next level: healthy, flavorful, beautiful presented with mostly local ingredients. The food is homemade, diverse, and served with a combination of style and wilderness practicality.
    Whitewater Rafting

    Incredible Whitewater

    Our riverside camp is located on one of the most beautiful stretches of river in Northern California. You may choose to explore the surrounding area or taking an early morning jog deep inside the river canyon. It is remote and no other place is like it.

    Course Info

    Learn Skills You Can Take Anywhere in the World

    This course is a Wilderness Medicine and Whitewater Skills course. It is designed to provide individuals with a robust skillset in wilderness medicine and river safety. Participants will have the option to certify as an Advanced Wilderness Life Support provider, however, this course offers much more than the AWLS certification- it combings rafting, kayaking, swift water rescue skills, paddling skills, ropes and knots and even touches on some basic survival topics. Learn more about AWLS Certification HERE

    It is an excellent course for anyone who loves to spend time in the outdoors. 

    Who is this Course For? 

    Physicians, Physician Assistances, Nurse Practitioners, RNs, Paramedics/EMTs

    Can loved ones and non-medical guests attend? 

    Yes! We welcome friends, family and loved ones to attend. This course is particularly set up so loved ones and family members can attend all the lectures and wilderness medicine/river skills workshops.  There is also plenty of exploring to do around the riverside camp: hiking, reading by the creek, swinging in a hammock and lounging in the sauna.


    Hands-On Learning


    Wilderness Medicine


    River & Outdoor Skills

    Wilderness Medicine

    Network & Connect

    MedTreks Faculty

    Dr. Rasori, Medical Director

    Dr. Phil Rasori, MD

    Ari Rasori Nurse Practitioner

    Ari Rasori, NP



    April 14th-17th, 2023


    $1695 (based on double occupancy)

    $395 (CME & AWLS Certification Fee) AWLS Wilderness Medicine Certification, approved for Category 1 CME by the Wilderness Medical Society


    • 3 nights deluxe camping (walk-in tents, cots, sleeping pads)
    • 2 days rafting (all gear included and expert guided)
    • Professional guides
    • All gourmet meals while on river
    • Evening Happy Hours
    • Hot Showers & Sauna
    • Transportation from Ashland to river camp
    • Whitewater Skills Workshops
    • Wilderness Medicine Skills Workshops

    Not included: 

    • Transportation (from home to Ashland)
    • Guide gratuities
    • Travel Insurance

    We have enjoyed adding extra fun touches to these experiences, such as specialty wine tastings, craft cocktails, and hands-on skills for river and wilderness settings.

    Join us for some of the most classic and incredible advanced whitewater in the world, comfortable nights surrounded by huge coastal mountains, time with old and new friends around the campfire, and a chance to get away from wifi, cell phone chatter, and busy everyday schedules.