Instructor Bios

Carl Blondell

Carl Blondell

Location:

Maine

Certifications:

W-NREMT-P, BS, AS, SWT

Description:

Carl is a paramedic having worked or is working in Northwestern Maine and Iraq while living in Rangeley, Maine. Carl has worked for various back-country rescue teams as well as a leader for a bike medical team. Carl has his Maine Guide Recreational license and helps people enjoy the back-country experience.  He has been in and out of EMS since 1973, finally deciding on a permanent EMS career in 1994. He has been a raft guide in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Alaska, and Maine. Carl has been a Ski Patroller (NSP-Certified, PSPA) since 1980. He likes to travel, ski, hike, canoe, and bike when not working EMS. Carl’s passion is skiing - having skied numerous (68 last count) in the US, Canada and in numerous other countries, Carl has participated in the 600 mile EMS Memorial Bike Ride (Boston to VA) since 2007. Carl has been going to Nicaragua since 2007 to help support an orthopedic surgical team.