A complete self contained reference manual and course book designed to teach fundamental Outdoor Skills and the Basics of Hiking and Backpacking in a safe structured manner. Intended to be used by individuals, students or Youth Group Leaders, the book is divided into 3 sections; "Introduction to Basic Wilderness Skills", "Backpacking Basics", and "Youth Leadership Development". The first two sections cover Hiking Essentials (clothing, essential equipment, environment), Basic Outdoor Skills (Fire Starting, Shelter Building, Water Procurement, Survival Basics), basic Land Navigation and Orienteering, Backpacking equipment selection ( tents, sleeping bags, and packs), and Trail Nutrition and Cooking. The 3rd section covers Youth Leadership Training, Development of Outdoor Skills Training Scenarios and Advanced Outdoor Techniques in knot tying and shelter building. The book contains easy to read Training Plans, and Course Templates for those who regularly work with youth or Outdoor Instructional programs.
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|Size: ||23.6 MB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781329785243 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|