Wrapping up the symposium with blue skies

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A great shot from one of our participants during the Pre Symposium High Angle Rescue Workshop

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Registration opens 0800 Town Hall. Opening talk on Community Paramedicine at 0900

Join us for a free presentation during the Mountain Medicine Symposium by Dr. Andrew Gulliford on the history of mining and avalanches in the San juans.

There is an online component to this course.

2 field days in Silverton.

Welcome to the 1st Annual Mountain Medicine Symposium in Silverton Colorado. The Symposium developed to provide more vigorous education, medical knowledge, and rescue techniques in austere mountain environments.

+Silverton EMS (Silverton San Juan County Ambulance Association)
+San Juan County Search and Rescue
+Silverton Avalanche School
+The Mountain Medicine Institute, LLC
+University of New Mexico, School of Emergency Medicine, Diploma in Mountain Medicine Program

We have teamed up to provide state of the art medical education, the latest in mountain medicine, alpine rescue and high end avalanche awareness and education in one seminar. We have world class instructors. Manuel Genswein, Switzterland, Dr. Charles Main Trauma Medical Director Flight for Life and more!

Preconference Sept 20-22
High Angle Rescue

WEMT upgrade (through UNM Mtn Med Program)

Symposium Registration Sept 22-24

Suggested Reading (coming soon) 


  • What to Bring (coming soon)