Forest Hietpas

Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician

Forest Hietpas

Forest is native to an island off the coast of Washington called the Olympic Peninsula. He has been involved in EMS since 2009. When not teaching courses for NOLS Wilderness Medicine he is a firefighter, assistant tech rescue instructor, outdoor educator and primitive living skills student. More often than not he can be found mending fences, splitting wood, lifting or hitting large objects and yes running... for extended periods of time.