Michael R Smith
Rochester Hills, Michigan
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management
zipline, zip lines, zipline accident, zipline braking, zipline construction, zipline deaths, zipline safety, zipline standards, aerial adventure course, ropes course, challenge course
Michael R. Smith is an industry-leading adventure tour operator and business consultant with more than 26 years of experience designing, developing, and operating zip line canopy tours, aerial adventure parks, and traditional challenge course programs. Smith serves as the managing partner of ArborTrek Canopy Adventures (https://arbortrek.com), an award-winning zip line canopy tour and aerial adventure park operator based in northern Vermont, and President of AdventureSmith, Inc. (https://adventuresmithinc.com), a niche consultancy offering risk management consulting, staff training and development services, technical inspections, adventure program audits, and business development services to zip line and adventure tour operators. Smith holds degrees in Wilderness Leadership from Prescott College (1998) and a Masters in Training and Development from Oakland University (2004). He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies as a business consultant, authored and published climbin...