NOLS Wilderness Wisdom

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Stackpole Books, Jul 1, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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More than 1,000 quotes from close to 600 sources in categories ranging from leadership to diversity and inclusion to environmental ethics to expedition planning.
 

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Contents

Observation 78
78
Oceans 81
81
Paddling 83
83
Peak Performance 84
84
Positive Attitude 86
86
Respect 91
91
Responsibility 93
93
Rivers 95
95

Conflict Resolution 21
21
Conservation 23
23
Desert 26
26
Endurance 30
30
Environmental Ethics 31
31
Expedition Behavior 42
42
Expedition Planning 45
45
Experiential Education 46
46
Exploration Adventure and Discovery 53
53
Failure and Success 56
56
Fear and Courage 58
58
Feedback 60
60
Friendship 61
61
Hiking 62
62
Individuality 63
63
Initiative 64
64
Judgment and DecisionMaking 66
66
Leadership 71
71
Mountains 74
74
Natural Rhythms 75
75
SelfAwareness 100
100
SelfDifferentiation 103
103
SelfLeadership 109
109
SelfSufficiency 110
110
Service 111
111
Spirit 112
112
Spirituality 114
114
Stewardship 122
122
Taking Risks 123
123
Teamwork 126
126
Tolerance for Adversity 128
128
Vision and Action 134
134
Wilderness and Environmental Education 139
139
The Wilderness Experience 143
143
Women 150
150
End Quotes 153
153
Author Index 154
154
Back Cover
157
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About the author (2012)

John Gookin, PhD, is a life-long educator. He currently manages curriculum and research at NOLS, where he has worked for 33 years. John has been studying backcountry lightning safety for 15 years and is a member of the Lightning Safety Team at the National Weather Service. He lives in Lander, WY.

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