• Accidents in North American Climbing has been published annually by the American Alpine Club since 1948 (it was known as Accidents in North American Mountaineering from 1948-2015). Hawk Ventures has the following issues for sale.
  • The American Alpine Club has published the American Alpine Journal since 1929. Hawk Ventures has limited back issues available for sale at $30 per issue. Additionally, we are interested in trading these issues for others we need to complete our library. Please email info@hawkventures.com for a list of those years we are seeking.
  • Sale!
    Now in its 7th edition, Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine continues to help you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies encountered in any wilderness or other austere setting! World-renowned authority Dr. Paul Auerbach and 2 new associate editors have assembled a team of experts to offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of issues that can occur in situations where time and resources are scarce. Now in an exciting 2-volume set that includes convenient online access, this indispensable resource equips physicians, nurses, PAs, APRNs, first responders, and rescuers with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively address and prevent injuries and illnesses—no matter where they happen! Hawk Ventures owner Seth Collings Hawkins served as co-author of both the drowning chapter and the wilderness EMS chapter. The sale price here is offered through our partnership with Vertical Medicine Resources. SHIPPING NOTE: Price here includes domestic shipping. Please contact us for international shipping rates before purchasing. LOCAL BOOKSTORE NOTICE: Hawk Ventures supports local booksellers. This magazine issue is available at our partner bookshop Adventure Bound Books in downtown Morganton, NC. We encourage you to buy your copy there. If you are not local to the NC foothills and your local bookstore does not stock this product, we offer it to you here.
  • In a new collaboration with Burke County Rescue Squad and its Search & Rescue team, we now have Burke Rescue challenge coins! These beautiful, polished gold coins have two-sided color images and are 2" size with 3mm thickness. One side has the classic SAR "That Others May Live" slogan with images of Table Rock Mountain/Linville Gorge skyline, the NC state logo, the EMS star of life, and a helicopter hoist image, with an operation sword dividing the left and right halves. The other side is a graphic of the Burke County profile. Within it are the star of life, a rescue 8 tool, a diver flag, and a Hurst Tool ("jaws of life"), with an electrocardiogram (heart rhythm) tracing dividing the upper and lower halves. Coins are $20 each, and 100% of profits go directly to Burke County Rescue Squad.
  • EXTERNSHIP ENROLLMENT IS BY APPLICATION ONLY. Do not pay Externship course fee of $400 until you have been notified of acceptance to the program.
  • High quality, extremely durable and weather resistant vinyl Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship sticker.
  • More information about the Carolina Wilderness EMS Seminar is available here. The 2021 course will be held September 17th in Morganton, North Carolina, USA. Course fee for the 2021 Carolina Wilderness EMS Seminar is $700.
  • COVID-19 Challenge Coins

    $15.00
    Hawk Ventures Safety Third COVID-19 challenge coins are now available! Black nickel custom coins with color on both sides, 2" size with 3mm thickness. One side has "Operation Enduring Clusterfuck COVID-19" legend with the Hawk Ventures operational logo "Stercore Factum Questus" ("getting shit done") in the banner. The other side has our "Safety Third" logo with the Safety Third motto "Sulum Reverto Domus" ("everyone goes home") on the bottom. More information on the Emergency Services Safety Third movement is here. Coins are $15 each. Bulk discount: $10 each for 10 or more, plus free shipping! NOTE: Due to volume of orders, new coins are being built now and will ship when available. The current shipping window is 2-3 weeks after order, which may be delayed further due to COVID-19 complications.
  • This class prepares participants to diagnose allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, and administer epinephrine when indicated. Emphasis is on practical knowledge and hands-on skills and includes a live sterile injection component. Students who successfully complete the course receive a four-year certification to administer epinephrine via the North Carolina Office of EMS. No prior medical training or experience is required to enroll. This course is highly recommended for those who participate in wilderness or remote activities where EMS care for life-threatening allergic reactions would be delayed. Location: Linville Gorge Conference Room, Carolinas Health Care System-Blue Ridge Hospital, 2201 S. Sterling St, Morganton NC Time: 7:00-10:00PM

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