Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)


October 15-17, 2024


Hilton Salt Lake City Center
255 S W Temple St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101


$750 (early registration)
$900 (late registration)



The core objective of the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) is to offer an outstanding educational experience to help you mitigate the risks inherent in exploring, working, teaching, and recreating in the outdoors. The WRMC is an annual educational conference providing a forum to learn and share common practices in wilderness risk management and contributes to a culture of open dialogue among outdoor industry professionals. Since its inception in 1993, the WRMC has been held annually in different locations across the U.S. and Canada.

Outcomes and Benefits:

  • Access to over 50 workshops as well as networking events, Keynote reception, Award Ceremony, and the Adventure Risk Research Symposium
  • Learn tangible action items from leading experts working as program directors, risk managers, and field staff training experts working in the outdoor industry.
  • Experience meaningful engagement with industry-wide professionals and organizations.
  • Gain professional and personal development and be a part of a community of practitioners, researchers, emerging leaders, and industry experts working together to elevate wilderness risk management principles, knowledge, and practices.

Contact: Have more questions? Email wrmc@nols.edu or call 307-335-2222