By Will Rioux, Calgary Zone member ( 

Special offer for CSP members 

As dedicated members of the CSP, you are all aware of the importance of safety and preparedness in the outdoors. With that in mind, we are thrilled to introduce you to an exciting opportunity that aligns with your commitment to safety and outdoor adventure: the 2023 Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine conference. 

Conference details 

The Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine (CAWM) is holding its fourth annual wilderness medical conference. The organization is at the forefront of advancing medical knowledge as it pertains to ski patrol, search and rescue, mountain guides and many others across Canada.

Why attend the CAWM Conference? 

  • Relevant content: The conference features a diverse range of topics, including wilderness first aid, injury prevention, and the latest in outdoor medicine. Whether you are an experienced patroller or just getting started, there’s something for everyone. 
  • Networking opportunities: Connect with fellow ski patrollers, outdoor enthusiasts, and medical professionals who share your passion for safety and adventure. Build valuable relationships and exchange ideas. 
  • Hands-on workshops: Participate in practical, hands-on workshops led by experienced instructors. Gain valuable skills that can make a difference in emergency situations. 
  • Keynote speakers: Be inspired by renowned experts in wilderness medicine who will share their experiences and knowledge. 

As members of the Canadian Ski Patrol, your dedication to safety in the great outdoors makes you a natural fit for this conference. We believe that attending the CAWM-2023 conference will not only enhance your skills but also strengthen your ability to keep our beautiful Canadian landscapes safe for all who venture into them. 

Special offer for CSP members 

We are pleased to offer Canadian Ski Patrol members a special discount on conference registration. Use the code CAWMSAR2023 when registering to receive 75 per cent off your ticket. 

Join us at the Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine Conference and be a part of a community that is passionate about safety, adventure, and the great outdoors. 

Visit to learn more and register today. 

We look forward to seeing you at the conference and sharing this exciting opportunity to further your knowledge and skills in wilderness medicine. 

Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine Conference

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