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November 26-28, 13 - Alberta Camps - Leadership Level 1 (Hiking) with Winter Module

  • 26 Nov 2013
  • 5:00 PM
  • 28 Nov 2013
  • 5:00 PM
  • Alberta Pioneer Camp
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Leadership level 1 + Winter for Alberta Camps
 
Successful graduates will be certified to lead trips into class 1 hiking terrain in both summer and winter conditions.

Prior to the course dates you will need to read the Leadership Level 1 found at 

http://outdoorcouncil.ca/LL1_(H) and the winter manual found at http://outdoorcouncil.ca/LL1_Winter



Topics covered include:
  • Clothing selection for various winter conditions
  • Preparing an activity plan for a particular location under specified weather conditions
  • Understanding what specialized equipment is required and how to use it
  • Understanding the additional group management skills required for winter over summer environments
  • being able to recognize and respond to the onset of cold injury
  • Understanding the role of nutrition and water intake in winter conditions
  • Recognizing how to manage slippery surfaces

Prerequisites: The LL1 certification is a prerequisite to take this course. 


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