Wilderness Lifeguard for outdoor instructors

How many of you go for a dip in a beautiful waterfall after a long day of hiking?  Or, jump in the water after a day of paddling?  Are you trained as a wilderness lifeguard? Is someone in your group trained? AEE, ACA and WEA all have standards for waterfront safety and swimming activities in the backcountry.  However, the industry does not have a common agreement on a certification program for a “wilderness lifeguard”.  What do you think?  Do we need one? Would this be the next WFR?  I really like the program that Landmark has in place.

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