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Wilderness Medicine Conference

- Midway, UT

Highlighted by this year's keynote speaker, the pioneering alpinist Conrad Anker, this conference offers cutting edge research as well as core content from the worlds of search and rescue, marine and deep water medicine, emergency medical services, flight and international health.

Fly Fishing Adventure

- Yellowstone River, MT

Sweetwater Travel, in conjunction with the Wilderness Medical Society, will help perfect your fly fishing techniques while providing a CME program that will improve your medical skill. ing. From a fly fishing guide's point of view, trout fishing is the most difficult form of fishing and the Yellowstone River near Greycliff, Montana provides the perfect wilderness backdrop to combine fishing and medicine.

Canyon Country Adventure

- Canyonlands, UT

Discover hidden arches and signs of the ancient Anasazi, explore slot canyons, and climb desert towers on this classic introduction to Southern Utah’s amazing canyon country. Learn and practice hands-on, field-based wilderness medicine skills, with an emphasis on self-care and small group leadership. Become skilled in desert camping, travel, and survival techniques and learn basic canyoneering skills. Revel in and truly experience the spectacular beauty of this iconic landscape.

Wongchu Hospital Trek

- Nepal

Highlights the wonderful Sherpa culture and beauty of Nepal. This trek takes you from Kathmandu to the heart of the Khumbu Valley area for amazing views of Mt. Everest and other magnificent peaks, and will visit Wongchu’s home village, the site of the hospital in construction. Before his death, Wongchu shared his vision of establishing a well equipped hospital in his home village to his friends of the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS), Stanford University and Everest ER. Hence the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital Project was proposed, accepted and dedicated to make this a reality.