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Higher Education for Adventure Guides and Instructors

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Being prepared for what is anticipated and what is possible on any given expedition is a fundamental skill of leadership.  Awareness of the physical environment, climatic conditions, technical equipment, and heuristic traps  is key to anticipating and mitigating hazards.  This page will focus on one minute teachable moments that can make the difference between an enjoyable expedition and disaster.

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  • Tech Tip #1: Footwear
    The Outdoor Leadership Program has a sometimes confusing number of personal equipment requirements.  Footwear for the program is at the top of the list.  Understanding the need for water/portage shoes and camp shoes for the Raquette River expedition is one thing.  Understanding the connection between boots for the backpacking trip and boots for the winter trip...
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