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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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The Outdoor Industry Economy Report by the Outdoor Industry Association presents the latest figures on the impact of outdoor recreation on the US economy.
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How many people are involved in outdoor recreation activities and what activities are growing. The Outdoor Industry Association Recreation Participation Topline Report for 2012 shows the trends that...
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