22WRMC has ended
2023 Here we come! Plan to attend the 2023 WRMC in Portland, Oregon. Celebrate 30 years of Facing Challenges Together.
Save the Date: October 18-20, 2023; Pre-Conference October 16-18, 2023.

Location:  Holiday Inn Portland - Columbia Riverfront,  909 North Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR 97217

Presentations: Presentation slides that are available will be uploaded to Sched in the next few days.
Video Recordings: You might have noticed that some sessions were recorded. WRMC is experimenting with video recordings and has not yet decided how those will be utilized. If the recordings are able to turn into high-quality learning, they will be made available to conference attendees at no additional cost through the conference app Sched. Sign up to receive WRMC updates to be notified if recordings become available.
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 wild places. The WRMC is a collaboration between NOLS, Outward Bound USA, and the Student Conservation Association, in partnership with the WRMC Steering Committee.  See the guiding purpose and tenets.
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Misha Golfman

Kroka Expeditions
Marlow, NH
Misha Golfman is a co-founder of Kroka Expeditions, a farm-based wilderness expedition school in Marlow, NH. He was raised by a dissident family in Northern Russia in an outdoor tradition foraging for sustenance and spending long winters at a ski-in cabin. Misha and his wife Lynne raised their four children on wilderness journeys and a nature-connected homestead. He continues to lead remote expeditions including those in the Canadian north. Before starting Kroka in 1996, Misha was a public school teacher, instructor for Plymouth State University and a guide for Mahoosuc Guide Service and Hurricane Island Outward Bound. After transitioning from his role as Executive Director at Kroka, in June 2022, Misha has organized an adventure program for Ukrainian refugees in Poland