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  • Blog Post: Lightning Precautions

    , and during which people and animals are struck by lightning. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration indicates that approximately 50 Americans are struck and killed each year by lightning. One
    in Blog - Wilderness Medicine
  • Wiki Page: Lightning Tap

    Lightning Tap Everyone sits or lies on their stomachs facing into the middle of a cir­cle, with hands interlinked and placed palm-down on the ground (so that a per­son's right hand
    in Wiki - Team Building Activities
  • Blog Post: Lightning in the Mountains

    hot drinks. I was wandering around the krumholtz with those mixed feelings of fear and wonder at the tremendous display of storm and lightning. Dave was in a lightning position, but more by virtue
    in Blog - Wilderness Medicine
  • File: Backcountry Lightning Risk Management

    This in depth article by John Gookin at the National Outdoor Leadership School provides an excellent scientific overview lightning and how to manage lightning safety and first aid in the backcountry
    in File - Risk Management - Media Gallery
  • File: When Lightning Strikes

    This short video from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration covers the basics of lightning when on the water.
    in File - Nature & Environment
  • Wiki Page: Lightning Hazards & Safety

    Lightning Hazards & Safety by Rick Curtis I always teach our student leaders how to deal with lightning. It's never a very popular protocol, being crouched in the lightning position
    in Wiki - Articles
  • Blog Post: Lightning Safety Awareness

    Medical Society. In an article entitled “Lightning Safety Awareness of Visitors in Three California National Parks” by Lori Weichenthal et al, the authors set out to assess the level of lightning safety
    in Blog - Wilderness Medicine
  • File: Physics of Lightning: Part 3

    This series of videos from physics teacher Derek Owens explains through his trademark cartoon drawings the basic physics of lightning. He does not explain the details of the stepped leader
    in File - Nature & Environment
  • File: Physics of Lightning: Part 1

    This series of videos from physics teacher Derek Owens explains through his trademark cartoon drawings the basic physics of lightning. He does not explain the details of the stepped leader
    in File - Nature & Environment
  • File: NOLS MythCrushers Episode 3: Lightning

    There are many myths about lightning in the backcountry and in this episode, the NOLS MythCrushers will strike down on some of those shocking lightning myths.
    in File - Backpacking & Hiking
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