August 1, 2018

2018 Photo Contest

The winning images from our 2018 Wilderness Medicine Section Photo Contest


17k Camp high on a Denali NPS patrol as the team physician
Brian M Scheele, MD
Photo #53


Honorable Mention:
Wilderness medicine class trying to ignore the scenery and focus on the patient. Refugio Bonatti, Val Ferret, Italy
John Dietrich Anderson, MD, FACEP
Photo #1

Gallery of Images

Catch a slide show of stunning landscapes and thrilling wilderness adventures some our members embarked on this past year! Over 90 photos were submitted this year. Contest criteria: Any image from a wilderness setting is accepted, but extra points are provided for photos that showcase wilderness medicine.

Start the slideshow by clicking on any one of the images below.

Wilderness medicine class trying to ignore the scenery and focus on the patient. Refugio Bonatti, Val Ferret, Italy Fine mountain running and fine espresso in the Italian Alps. Col Sapin, Courmayeur, Italy Little kids playing on little boulders and getting ready for the big mountains. Buttermilk Boulders, Bishop, CA Mt. Rundle Summit - Banff Sunbeams On Water - Glacier NP Waterfalls And Wild flowers - Glacier NP Wildlife - RMNP Cathedral formations on Kauai's Napali Coast Selfoss waterfall in Iceland, ripping after a heavy rain Skogafoss waterfall in Iceland The east rim of Crater Lake, with Mt. Thielson in the distance Unknown mirror lake in northeast Iceland, 30 minutes outside Akureyri Arctic Crossroads Emergency Response Transport- the 1950s Are Back Summit Station, Greenland- A Polar Medic's Domain The Mobile Science Facility and the Moon Hiking in Albuquerque, NM Sequoia National Park UCF 2018 Southeast MedWAR Conducting dysnatremia research using iStat’s at sunrise on the day after the long march, an 80km stage of the 4 Deserts Racing the Planet Series race in Namibia The wildly exposed classic final Fairy Tale Traverse pitch on the direct route of the Northeast Ridge of the Pinnacle, in Huntington’s ravine on Mt. Washington Grazing mule deer finds the light in Yosemite La Ruta de los Conquistadores, mountain bike race across Costa Rica Mountain Goat up close and personal - Glacier National Park My son's first mountain bike race - the Carson City 15 - Carson City, NV Potential Wilderness medicine emergency event underwater California poppies Coming storm over Lost Lake Monastery Beach Night Jump Serenity Feel the rush Forest Bathing/Shinrin - Yoku Set your heart free Slow down and just BE Then sings my soul Diving deeper into the slot canyon Ice Trees in the White Mountains Stormy sea kayaking The colors of Antelope Canyon White out backcountry extraction Baboon family takes a walk in the woods (Lake Manyara NP in Tanzania) Cheetah kitten (Serengeti NP in Tanzania) Kilimanjaro summit at sunrise King of the jungle (Serengeti NP in Tanzania) Lone jaguar at sunset (Serengeti NP in Tanzania) Carlsbad Caverns, NM Grand County, CO - Moose sighting" Panoramic from Guadalupe Peak (8,750ft) - Texas Highpoint - Guadalupe National Park - TX Panoramic from Quandry Peak (14,265ft) - CO Sete Cidades - Sao Miguel, Azores Rock Canyon Southern Utah 17k Camp high on a Denali NPS patrol as the team physician An accidental snapshot of the view while ascending Denali, the highest mountain in North America National Park Service mountaineering ranger 14k Camp during the climbing season NPS VIP Mountaineering Ranger while on SAR patrol earned his turns at 15,000 feet at Denali National Park and Preserve Med student Ava-sim New Jersey pinelands Oswego lilies Tellu-ride Lake Martin, AL Close Kayaking dlavaLAND Frosted glacier Rings Snowflakes share 2 Humpback Whales in the Bering Sea, The Aleutian Islands Humpback Whales in the Bering Sea, The Aleutian Islands Jellyfish in Captains Bay, The Aleutian Islands Relationship Goals - Eagles - Unalaska island - the Aleutian Islands, Alaska View over Dutch Harbor, The Aleutians -- -- -- -- -- Bison at Tallgrass Prairie Hawksbill Crag Mittens at Moument Valley North Rim at Sunset North Rim Badlands National Park, SD Cotopaxi, Ecuador Mount Washington, NH ew Brunswick, Canada Wind Caves National Park, SD Cimarron Canyon Stream Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Lover's Leap Overcast at White Sands Prairie Sunrise Actually taken by my 13 year old daughter of a room with a view and a random yellow bike during more physician wellness - Senja Norway Enjoying the view and a break as the doctor on a trip to Ecuador at 14,000 feet with 24 middle school kids Hoping to not have to do any wilderness medicine has my husband pretends the iceberg is a bike park. Palmer Alaska Just hoping for no wilderness medicine at this point - Senja Norway Loving the hard tracks so I could make my shift later that day. Physician wellness at its best. Palmer, Alaska
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