Congratulations to Heath Bailey, 2013 winner of the Chris Pruchnic Wilderness First Responder Training Grant!
Heath Bailey, archeologist, traveler, and climbing developer, truly embodies Chris Pruchnic’s adventurous spirit. As an outdoor enthusiast Heath recognizes that everybody can benefit from medical training, when venturing into the backcountry. Heath hopes to not only be better prepared but to be able assist his community, when in need.
The purpose of this grant is to encourage and support climbers to obtain a Wilderness First Responder certification in an effort to increase their independence and knowledge of safe practices, provide help to those in need and promote safety in general to fellow climbers.
This grant is available for AAC members living in the Rockies Region.