Leadership and Administration of Outdoor Pursuits, 3rd ed.
Leadership and Administration of Outdoor Pursuits presents information from a practical perspective, with an emphasis on managing activity risks, minimizing exposure to legal liability, and deﬁning current professional outdoor leadership standards and practices. It discusses background, administration, leadership, and implementing selected activities.
The authors have served in higher education and have had professional experiences in outdoor pursuits such as leading hiking and climbing adventure tours, leading climbing clubs, and field instructor for NOLs.
This book is intended for students studying outdoor education, outdoor leadership, and outdoor recreation. It may also be a valuable resource for administrators and leaders of outdoor activities.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Resources for Outdoor Pursuits
Chapter 3: The Natural Environment
Chapter 4: Care of the Environment
Chapter 5: Understanding Human Needs
Chapter 6: Managing Risk in Outdoor Pursuits
Chapter 7: Strategic Planning
Chapter 8: Tactical Planning
Chapter 9: Transportation
Chapter 10: Marketing
Chapter 11: Group Dynamics
Chapter 12: Outdoor Pursuits Leadership
Chapter 13: Critical Leadership Responsibilities
Chapter 14: Leadership in the Field
Chapter 15: Responding to Emergencies
Chapter 16: Experiential Learning
Chapter 17: Leadership of Selected Land-Based Activities
Chapter 18: Leadership of Selected Snow-Based Activities
Chapter 19: Leadership of Selected Water-Based Activities Chapter Twenty: Land Navigation