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Nate Ostis

Nate Ostis
In addition to working for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, Nate is also a senior field staff for NOLS and a Swiftwater Rescue Technician Instructor. Nate feels the success of his students is cultivated by an attention to building character through service to others and stewardship for the environments in which we explore. Nate Ostis also authored the award-winning NOLS River Rescue book.

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First Aid Kit Advice for River Travel

By Nate Ostis on Oct 11, 2016

First, we have to remind ourselves there is no perfect first aid kit. We need to preplan and consider the environment, the terrain, the climate, the skill set of companions, the number of days, number of people, and remoteness of our expedition.

Then, we can get down to figuring out what we actually need to bring.

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Topics: first aid, wilderness medicine, River, First Aid Kit, Wilderness Medicine