Wilderness Medicine and Photography

Wilderness Medicine- Trip Planning – Weather Digital

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Weather! Cold, hot, rainy, windy, lightning.. It all effects whether we will go out into the wilderness and how we will dress and prepare. But other than your local weather person (they really have gotten better at making predictions!), how do you know what the weather will be where you are going? Rebecca hates the […]


Wilderness Medicine- Trip planning- Navigation

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Have you ever started hiking into a new area and got to a fork in the trail, with no signs, and wondered “which way do I go from here?“. Most of us have and that’s what I want to help you with today in our Planning section on navigation. I will admit, I’ve been obsessed […]


Ready for Spring and Summer Adventures? Medicine for the Outdoors

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Most outdoor adventurers (photographers, climbers, paddlers, hikers, cyclists) start their preparation for an upcoming season of nice weather adventure by sorting, cleaning, organizing and buying new gear. Some forward thinking individuals also consider physical conditioning in preparation for increased physical demands from their outdoor activities. Also reading through guide books and magazines and making plans […]


Antarctic Cruise Chronicles Part 2

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In continuing my preparation notes for Antarctica Cruise, these are some tips for getting into the right frame of mind to visit the Place of Penguins and Ice.   Mental Preparation: Read, look at maps, watch Happy Feet and March of the Penguins on DVD. Watch Chasing Ice on DVD and go to Extreme Ice […]


Photography and Wilderness Medicine: Flu shots

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Some of you know that the other hat I wear is in Wilderness Medicine. With 20+ years of ER experience and even longer experience traipsing around in the wilderness, this seems very natural. So how does Wilderness Medicine go along with photography? Well, Wilderness Medicine providers (physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists) have […]