Type: Media
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2021
Sometimes accidents happen in the mountains. Dealing with an emergencies is an essential skill in the arsenal of any alpinist. More tips from the Arc'teryx Alpine Academy.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2021
Need some hot tips for hiking in heat? I've got you covered in this video! This summer, a historic heat wave rolled through the Pacific Northwest and other parts of the country. If you are going to be hiking in extremely high temperatures, here are some quick tips for staying cool.
Type: Article
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2021
An estimated 30 million individuals in the United States have diabetes, and exercise and outdoor activities have well-established benefits. Diabetes presents a specific set of management challenges for individuals pursuing wilderness activities.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2021
A full COVID-19 vaccine is required for all participants and trip leaders.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2021
Learn Wilderness Medicine and Desert Skills in the Spectacular Canyon Country of the Southwest.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2021
We believe the wild keeps us alive. We stand for kindness, service, inclusivity, education, and nature. We elevate others as we climb. We see the need and fill the gap. We look to uproot barriers (not trees). We seek knowledge and pay it forward. We find our way in the wild.
Type: Media
Date Posted: Jul 05, 2021
Presented at the WMS 2020 Virtual Summer Conference. Shared in loving memory of "the father of wilderness medicine" who passed away on June 23, 2021.
Type: Event
Date Posted: May 06, 2021
WHO: WMS conferences are ideal for medical professionals who engage in outdoor activities, counsel individuals who take part in such activities, or who practice in locations in which they are likely to encounter individuals who have been injured in such activities.
Type: Event
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
We encourage you to register for the upcoming conference and book your hotel accommodations. Please hold off on organizing your airfare at this time. WMS Staff will be in close contact as the conference approaches to advise you on airfare and COVID-19 Protocols.