Outward Bound Backpacker's Handbook

Author: Glenn Randall

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

View: 141

A comprehensive guidebook, backed by the renowned program Outward Bound, to aid outdoors lovers into the area of backpacking.

Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook Revised

Author: Glenn Randall

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

View: 934

Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding, Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using an altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering GPS. It also helps you steer clear of the most common route-finding errors and passes on an array of tips drawn from author Glenn Randall’s rich store of experience in the wild. Whether you are looking for a beginner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness, the third edition of Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook will prove invaluable.

Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook

Author: Glenn Randall

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 109

View: 314

Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding,Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd Edition now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering the GPS. It also helps you steer clear of the most common route finding errors and passes on an array of tips drawn from Glenn Randall's rich store of experience in the wild. Whether you're looking for a beginner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness,Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbookwill prove invaluable.

Outward Bound Backcountry Cooking

Author: Molly Absolon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

View: 637

Outward Bound Backcountry Cooking is a handy resource on the fundamentals of great trail food, including information about food preparation and storage, cooking tips for different weather, keeping food fresh, and planning and packing meals plus recipes for great outdoor meals. In partnership with outdoor leader Outward Bound, this book combines expert instruction with practical tips to ensure a fun and a satisfying meal for your next outdoor adventure. About Outward Bound: Outward Bound is the premier provider of experience-based outdoor leadership programs for teens, adults and professionals. Outward Bound is a non-profit educational organization and expedition school that serves people of all ages and backgrounds through active learning expeditions that inspire character development, self-discovery and service both in and out of the classroom. Outward Bound excels in curricula developed for struggling teens, groups with specific health, social or educational needs and business and professional organizations.

Outward Bound Map and Compass Handbook

Author: Glenn Randall

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

View: 296

Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding, this new edition of Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using an altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering GPS. It also helps you steer clear of the most common route-finding errors and passes on an array of tips drawn from author Glenn Randall’s rich store of experience in the wild. Whether you are looking for a beginner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness, the fourth edition of Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook will prove invaluable.

Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming, 3E

Author: Priest, Simon

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

View: 485

Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming, Third Edition, details the art and science of adventure leadership. This thorough update of the groundbreaking text covers the latest research, issues, and trends in adventure education and provides a new model for building core competencies.

The Backpacker's Handbook

Author: George Sullivan

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Backpacking

Page: 181

View: 283

A complete guide to America's fastest growing pastime.

AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership

Trip Planning, Group Dynamics, Decision Making, Leading Youth, Risk Management

Author: Alex Kossef

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 320

View: 390

This comprehensive handbook now in its second decade in print is still a trusted resource for any outdoor leader, professional or volunteer. Relying on basic principles of leadership, newly sourced case studies, reader feedback, and 25 years of his own extensive experience, author Alex Kosseff brings back essential discussions about decision-making, group dynamics, risk management, self-awareness and evaluation, conservation, leading youth, and more. Readers will find advice and anecdotes from experts on critical skills and concepts for new and experienced leaders alike, along with essential reading lists for further study. Back by popular demand, a widely referenced chapter on caring leadership also returns to this edition. This revised and updated edition is as readable and practical as ever, relying on real-life experiences and approachable advice to help readers navigate the unexpected and unpredictable but rewarding world of outdoor leadership. ALSO AVAILABLEAMC Mountain Skills Manual by Christian Bisson and Jamie HannonISBN-13: 978-1-628420-25-8 AMC Guide to Winter Hiking and Camping, 2e by Yemaya Maurer and Lucas St. ClairISBN-13: 978-1-934028-12-4 AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography by Jerry MonkmanISBN-13: 978-1-934028-50-6"