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The way in which YOU handle the first 5 mins of an emergency can make the difference between life & death.

 

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About:  Instructor Alli Hughes

 

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Alli shares,

"I strive to bring others closer to their goals, help them face their challenges, and explore new things.  I like to do this in an outdoor setting because I believe there is power in your surroundings.  The outdoors has a way of igniting passions and soothing souls.  Laird Hamilton stated that 'A little adrenaline a day keeps the boredom away,' and I like to practice what my mentor teaches.  By practicing and learning new skills, whether they are a new sport skill or wilderness first aid training, use that adrenaline from practicing to keep you sharp!  Meet me outside and letís go on an adventure!"

 

Adventure Leadership Experience

  • Old Dominion University
    • Outdoor Adventure Program Trip Leader & Trip Manager
  • Morale and Wellness Recreation
    • Fort Belvoir Outdoor Program & Archery/Hunting Services
  • University of Central Florida
    • Outdoor Adventure Program Graduate Assistant to include trips, Odyssey III challenge course, rental facilities and lake rental facilities
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
    • Coordinator of Outdoor Programming
    • Adjunct Faculty for the Health and Human Performance Department; courses include Bike Touring, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing & Rappelling & Stand Up Paddle boarding
       

International Travel

  • Austria, the Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, and Spain.

 

Certifications

  • Wilderness First Responder & CPR
  • CPR/FA/AED Instructor ~ American Red Cross
  • Swift Water Rescue ~ American Canoe Association
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Level 1 & 2 Instructor ~ American Canoe Association
  • Leave No Trace Instructor
     

Education in Outdoor Education and Leadership

  • Master of Higher Education; Personnel Leadership
  • Bachelor of Science in Park and Recreation Tourism Management

 

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Feb. 3 - 4, 2018:

Nashville, TN

Feb. 17-18:

Richmond, VA area

Mar. 3 - 4:

Fort Collins, CO

Huntington, WV /

  Ashland, KY area

Mar. 10-11:

Colorado Sprngs CO

Lexington, VA

Mar. 17-18:

Boulder, CO

Charlottesville, VA

Mar. 24-25:

Cincinnati, OH

Grand Junction, CO

Triangle area, NC

Apr. 7 - 8:

Blacksburg, VA

Chattanooga, TN

Portland, OR

Spruce Knob, WV

Apr. 14-15:

Bend, OR

Columbus, OH

Apr. 21-22:

Denver, CO

Charleston, WV

Virginia Beach area

Apr. 28-29:

Charlottesville, VA

May 5 - 6:

Washington, DC

May 12-13:

Dayton, OH

Greensboro, NC

Wilmington, NC

May 16-17:

Charlottesville, VA

May 19-20:

Birmingham, AL

Roanoke, VA

May 26-27 or 28:

Charlottesville, VA

Old Fields, WV

June 2 - 3:

Nashville, TN

Richmond, VA

June 9-10:

Indianapolis, IN

Montgomery, AL

June 16-17:

Triangle area, NC

Richmond, KY /

  Lexington, KY area

June 23-24:

Charlotte, NC

Huntsville, AL

Fredericksburg, VA

June 30 - July 1:

Atlanta /

  Marietta, GA area

July 14-15:

Charlottesville, VA

July 28-29:

Uwharrie, NC

Sep. 1-3: Mtn-top retreat

near Blacksburg, VA

Sep. 15-16:  Advanced

    WFA Part II (upgrade)

Old Fields, WV

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Learn how to save life & limb when / where pro help is not immediately available.

"Wilderness" = Time of injury/illness to hospital arrival > 1 hour.

= Natural or rural area, remote travel, and natural or terrorist disaster zones

 when & where EMS is overwhelmed, and cellphone towers are jammed.

 

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