Type: Blog
Date Posted: Nov 07, 2011
This is a fascinating article by Ben Goose from WyoFile.com that explores some of the issues about the Wyoming Recreation Safety Act.  While different states have different laws on the books, understanding how the Wyoming Laws are interpreted may shed light on some important risk management
Type: Blog
Date Posted: Jul 24, 2011
On July 18, 2011 tragedy struck in the Tetons. A 16-year old participant on an outdoor education program sponsored backpacking trip was killed by a falling tree. According to the Chicago Sun-Times:
Type: Blog
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2011
The Washington State Court of Appeals issued a ruling on a product liability case, Monika Johnson vs Recreational Equipment Incorporated. This case is an interesting one to follow because it opens up the question of product liability to who sells the product not just who manufactures the
Type: Blog
Date Posted: Jan 03, 2011
The recent ski lift accident at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine raises some important
Type: Blog
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2010
The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) has issued a press release regarding the New Zealand Coroner's Report on the deaths of six high school students and a teacher on April 15, 2008 in a canyoning accident on a program run by the Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursui
Type: News
Date Posted: Jul 01, 2010
Lessons must be learnt from the deaths of six students and their teacher at the Mangatepopo Stream while participating in a canyoning activity according to the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC).
Type: Blog
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2009
Many of us have weighed in on the “Meds in the Woods” issue with the competing moral and legal issues keeping the industry from making a uniform statement as to the best practice.
Type: Document
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2008
Article from the 2006 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Proceedings from the Wilderness Risk Management Conference Web site - www.nols.edu/wrmc Reprinted with permission.
Type: Document
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2008
Article from the 2006 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Proceedings from the Wilderness Risk Management Conference Web site - www.nols.edu/wrmc Reprinted with permission.
Type: Document
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2008
Article from the 2005 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Proceedings from the Wilderness Risk Management Conference Web site - www.nols.edu/wrmc Reprinted with permission.