The Santa Fe Mountain Center (SFMC) has earned a national reputation in the field of experiential education and wilderness adventure–particularly for its work with vulnerable youth. The Santa Fe Mountain Center has demonstrated program excellence as well as over a thirty year record of program safety. The SFMC has taken a national leadership role in the development of risk management standards for experiential education and wilderness-adventure programs and is accredited by the Association for Experiential Education. This claim is supported by the following: