Outdoor Leadership Fundamentals
Learn the basics of outdoor leaderships to prepare you for your next trip by yourself, with your family or a group.
OP100 Course Outline
OP Mission, Vision, and Values
How to use this course
Find a Hiking Partner
Choosing a Hiking Route
National Park Service
U.S. Forest Service
Bureau of Land Management
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
State, County, and City Agencies
Dehydration - Signs and Recovery
How much water do I need?
Hazards of drinking untreated water
Clothing and Thermodynamics
Waterproof weather protection
Consequences of inadequate clothing
Washing and avoiding tears
Plan Ahead and Prepare
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Dispose of Waste Properly
Leave What You Find
Minimize Campfire Impacts
Be Considerate of Other Visitors
Ticks and Lyme Disease
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