Our Team

All SOLO Instructors possess strong medical skills, dynamic facilitation skills and have significant wilderness experience. SOLO Instructors endeavor to create a positive, comfortable learning environment while providing each participant with the skills, education and confidence to assist them when managing a medical or traumatic emergency in a remote setting.

Leadership Team & Support Staff Biographies


Andrew Torrance
Risk Management & Training Supervisor
SOLO Canada Program Director

Andrew began his employment with Wendigo Lake Expeditions as a frontline Instructor/Residential Care Worker in 2001. He became the Project DARE Program Supervisor in 2005, and more recently has taken on the role of Risk Management and Training Supervisor. He is a graduate of the Cambrian College Outdoor Recreation Program and he comes from a vast summer camp background. Andrew is a volunteer fire fighter and first responder, a Red Cross First Aid Instructor and a nationally registered emergency medical technician (NREMT-B) in the United States. Following certification as an EMT he became an Instructor with SOLO (the oldest continuously operating school of wilderness medicine in the world) and has helped establish a partnership with SOLO to extend their services in Canada under the name SOLO Canada, Wendigo Lake’s newest division.
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Our Partners

For more information regarding SOLO and its headquarters in New Hampshire, USA please check out www.soloschools.com

Web Links to Member Organizations

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oca-accreditedmember-taglinecolOntario Camps Association

coeoThe Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario

Wendigo Lake Expeditions is committed to making reasonable efforts to comply with accessibility requirements set out under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).