Get Ready for 2020

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Schedule

Take a look at this year's workshops and presenters. Nothing overlaps in this online format, so you'll have access to even more content!
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Registration

Online registration opens in July!
Aparna Rajagopal receiving the 2019 Reb Gregg Wilderness Risk Management Award.

Reb Gregg Wilderness Risk Management Award

An award presented annually at the WRMC for exceptional leadership, service, and innovation in wilderness risk management. Nominate one of your colleagues!
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Scholarships

Apply or donate to scholarships for for both individual attendees as well as exhibitors.
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College Credit

Learn how you can earn college credit for attending the WRMC. Also find out how to use AmeriCorps or 529 funding to pay for the credit and WRMC registration.
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Resource Center

Find previous workshops resources, keynote presentations, conference programs, and conference action steps.
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Contact WRMC Staff

Please reach out to us if you have any questions about the conference!
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About the WRMC

Valuing Wilderness Risk Management

Attend the WRMC to gain practical risk management skills, network with others in the industry, share field and administrative techniques, and help develop risk management standards for the outdoor adventure and education industries.

More About the WRMC

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Steering Committee

Meet the WRMC Steering Committee! This committee evaluates and selects educational content based on a shared risk management philosphy.
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WRMC Tenets

The WRMC provides a forum to learn and share common practices in wilderness risk management and contributes to a culture of open dialogue among outdoor industry professionals.

History of the WRMC

The story goes that famous mountaineer and outdoor educator Willie Unsoeld was once asked by a fearful parent if he could guarantee her son’s safety on an Outward Bound course...