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This is a MindMap of the orientation goals for Princeton University Outdoor Action Program. This is a MindJet PDF so it may not open on the Web. Download the file to open it. Click on the (+) to...
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One of the things that we have been working on at Princeton is a Strategic Plan for the Outdoor Action Program. As part of the process we are trying to define what exactly we do in the context of our...
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Acclimatization Guideline for hiking the John Muir Trail
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This information pamphlet from the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council includes detailed diagrams and information on how to use an avalanche transceiver and what to do if your party is involved in an...
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The National Incident Database The National Incident Database (NID) is managed by the Mountain Safety Council (MSC) on behalf of the outdoor sector. There are two distinct databases:
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This is the PowerPoint from the November 2014 Outdoor Orientation Program Symposium (OOPS) from the AORE Preconference.
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This presentation is on the Risk Assessment and Safety Management model or RASM. This model is designed to provide your organization and your staff with a real-world tool to help you prepare for risk...
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This is an excellent article by Dr. Stephen Bacon, a clinical psychologist, who explores the evolution or the experiential learning process as embodied in Outward Bound for the early days where the...
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This is the Leave a Trace Curriculum from Adventure West Virginia at West Virginia University
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Article from the 2006 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Proceeding from the Wilderness Risk Management Conference Web site - www.nols.edu/wrmc Reprinted with permission. Register for the upcoming...
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The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course, widely taught by numerous providers, can be burdened with unrealistic expectations of the topics and skills that can be taught in a basic layperson first aid...
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The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course, widely taught by numerous providers, can be burdened with unrealistic expectations of the topics and skills that can be taught in a basic layperson first aid...
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