The National Conference on

Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Ski Resort, MT

February 26 - March 2, 2022

Deep discounts on slope-side lodging for registrants!

Conference Highlights

  • Enjoy 27 exciting CME presentations in person, from your hotel room or anywhere & upgrade your skills with hands-on workshops

  • Register early to take advantage of huge lodging discounts; as low as $110

  • All registrants and Ikon pass holders receive guaranteed ski access! Click here for discounted lift tickets

  • Big Sky Ski Resort is famous for no lift lines, uncrowded slopes, and spectacular terrain. All registrants and Ikon pass holders receive guaranteed ski access!

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Complete Conference Program & Schedule

The conference features a wide array of interesting and practical wilderness and travel medicine topics presented by authoritative and engaging faculty. View the complete CME program schedule.

Advanced Wilderness & Expedition Provider (AWEP Certification®) Course

A comprehensive course leading to AWEP Certification® that is designed to prepare physicians and other health care providers with an extensive background in key topics and practical skills needed to become a competent expedition, wilderness, or Search and Rescue Medical Provider. Learn more about AWEP.


The conference has unique optional hands-on workshops on topics ranging from outdoor survival skills to practical wilderness medical skills. Workshops feature small interactive groups with outstanding instructors. Learn more about our useful hands-on workshops.

TEEN'S Outdoor Survival PROGRAM

Our wilderness education programs for teens are nationally acclaimed and classes fill quickly. Please register early! Read more about our program for teens.


The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 37.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Pending approval, this activity is also anticipated to offer AOA Category 2-A CME credit and AAFP/ACEP credit.

The American Association of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME from organizations accredited by the ACCME. This course is also accredited for up to 37.5 hours of nursing credit.

Read more about accreditation.


We have reserved a wide selection of hotel rooms and condominiums for conference participants. See the list below for a sampling of accomodations. Take advantage of conference discounts by making reservations online through our website or call Big Sky Resort directly at 800-548-4486 and reference “wilderness medicine.” Read more about accommodations.

Traveling to Big Sky

Big Sky is easily accessible with numerous flights to nearby Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN).  Big Sky is 43 miles south of Bozeman, and the drive takes you along the spectacular Gallatin River, star of the movie A River Runs Through It. Read more about traveling to Big Sky and exclusive travel discounts.

Discounted Ski Lift Tickets

Conference attendees and their guests can purchase discounted lift tickets to Big Sky Ski Resort in advance and save up to 35%! Find out more.

Fantastic Recreation!

Big Sky is a winter wilderness recreation paradise, which goes far beyond the legendary downhill skiing. Trails abound for snowshoeing, ski touring, and wildlife viewing.  Exploring nearby Yellowstone in the uncrowded winter season is spectacular!  Read more about recreation.

Bison Wilderness Medicine in Yellowstone



Ski Touring

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Big Sky Winter Zipline Wilderness Medicine


Snow Mobile CME course


World-Class Faculty


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PA, NP$615
Residents, Paramedics, EMTs$495
Non Professional (no CME)$425

"Team" (group) discounts - 3 or more participants from the same institution can sign up together and receive $100 off each registration fee. When all registrants have registered, we will apply $100 discount to each, one week prior to the start of the conference.

We're proud to offer a 20% discount to Active Military.
(Please call or email our office for CAGE/DUNS numbers)

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Tax deduction for educational purposes: Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Treasury Regulation 1.162-5 permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees and cost of travel, including meals and lodging).

The Premier Wilderness Medicine CME Conferences Since 1982

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Testimonials From Your Colleagues

"I was inspired on many levels - certainly the best conference I have ever attended...this conference is such a unique one... such a wonderful experience...It reminds me of why I went into medicine in the first place!"


"Love this seminar! Great speakers! This is my fourth time...I always learn something new...I find the information invaluable and infinitely entertaining! Thank you!"


"The only conference I’ve attended where I was continuously riveted to my seat and yearned for more."

Jeff Robertson, MD Seattle, WA

"I attended the conference as a representative from ACEP Education was the best conference I have been to in years. Well organized, excellent speakers and great setting."


"Absolutely the most enjoyable and interesting CME conference I have ever attended! Probably the best group of lecturers I have ever experienced."