Jonathan Blum

Training Provider Information

  • (541) 206-2744
  • (541) 206-2744
  • Northwest Region / US

About this Training Provider

Jonathan has been working in the outdoor industry and instructing wilderness skills for more than a decade. He is a Rescue 3 International instructor in Swiftwater Rescue (2007) and Technical Rope Rescue (2010). Jonathan is also a ACA certified whitewater kayak instructor and river guide trainer. Jonathan has a strong background in whitewater, with more than 2000 river days and 15,000+ river miles. Jonathan works well with students of varied backgrounds, including river guides, fire fighters, search and rescue teams and recreational whitewater boaters. He has also studied medicine and is an instructor in First Aid and patient care. In 2011 he earned his license as a Critical Care Nurse (RN, BSN) works full-time in Critical Care (ER and ICU). In his spare time Jonathan enjoys travel, working on house projects, kitesurfing and paddling rivers all over the world. Jonathan teaches classes primarily on the west coast of the U.S., and is available to come to your location to teach. He can also be found teaching courses for Wet Planet Whitewater ( and Sierra Rescue ( Please be in touch if you would like to setup a course or inquire about specialized training for your organization.