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Backpacking With Outward Bound

Students on an Outward Bound Wilderness course travel slowly through the Sierra Nevada range.

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Program Management    OSI News    
By

Alex Kosseff

on 6/5/13

Volunteer Leader Training



Volunteer Risk Management Forum

As risk management in professionally led outdoor programs continues to improve, how do volunteer based programs fit in? A pre-conference session at the annual Wilderness Risk Management Conference, on September 30, 2013 will explore these issues. Facilitated by Sierra Club's Mel MacInnis and OSI's Alex Kosseff.

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OSI News    
By

OSI Staff

on 5/22/13

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OSI Prize Drawing Winners

An Arc'teryx Beta AR Jacket went to Aaron Bryant with YD Adventures who won our recent drawing for new Outdoor Safety Newsletter subscribers, 2nd prizes (3 copies of the AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership) went to Aaron Laurich with Global Rescue, Jessica Tietjen with Peak Adventures, and Pamela Hainsworth who works with Conrad Anker.

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OSI News    
By

OSI Staff

on 1/24/11

OSI Launch Party!



Successful OSI Launch Event

The Outdoor Safety Institute, up and running for about 18 months now, had a belated but successful "launch party" on January 20th, 2011. Attendees enjoyed thai food, beverages, door prizes & learned a bit about what OSI does. Pictures after the link.

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OSI News    Outdoor Leadership    
By

OSI Staff

on 1/6/11

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“Adaptable Leaders” Interview

OSI Director Alex Kosseff is quoted extensively in this brief article "Becoming an Adaptable Outdoor Leader" in the January/February 2011 issue of AMC Outdoors magazine. Details after the link.

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OSI News    
By

OSI Staff

on 12/3/10

Arc'Teryx Gamma MX



Contest Winners

The winners of our contest for e-news subscribers & those who like OSI's Facebook page have been announced. 1st Prize, an Arc'Teryx Gamma MX Hoody, goes to Garth Tino, Risk Manager with Outdoor Recreation Management at Utah Valley University.

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Field Safety    OSI News    Outdoor Leadership    
By

OSI Staff

on 10/9/10

AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership



AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership, Second Edition

Written by Outdoor Safety Institute Director, Alex Kosseff, the revised AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership has over 50% new content. This edition bring a new focus on risk management and outdoor safety, teaching, facilitation and leading youth. Follow the link for more info or go here for complete details.

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