From the Back Cover
In this essential new handbook, author Alex Kosseff combines his own extensive leadership experience with that of acclaimed experts as he details the skills and concepts every outdoor leader needs to know. Building on the basic foundations of leadership, Kosseff explores such topics as trip planning, risk management, effective decision making, group dynamics, human impact on the environment, and more. Packed with expert advice, practical know-how, and real-life experiences, AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership is a must-read for anyone committed to becoming a safe and effective leader. Ideal for aspiring guides, outdoor educators, volunteer leaders, or adventurous parents.
About the Author
Alex Kosseff is the Director of the Outdoor Safety Institute and the former Leadership and Volunteer Relations Director for the Appalachian Mountain Club. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.