OA Final Review

Elements of Adventure

1. uncertain outcome

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2. element of risk

3. self-initiated event

Principals of leave no trace

P.T.D.L.M.R.B.

please try doing lots more responsible business

Plan and prepare ahead

Travel and camp on durable surfaces

Dispose of waste properly

Leave what you find

Minimize campfire impact

Respect wildlife

Be kind and curtious to other visitors

3 risk things

Absolute risk-uppermost limit inherent in a situation

Real risk-the amount of risk which actually exists in a given moment

Perceived risk-an individual’s subjective assessment of real risk present at any time

types of risk

Equipment

Financial

Health

Physical

Political instability

Psychological

Social

Terrorism

Time

satisfactory

challenge by choice
self iniciated adventure, depends on comfort level
4 in/un competence and consious

conscious comp- you know

unconscious comp- you didnt know you knew

conscious incomp- you know you’re dum

unconscious incomp- you didnt know you’re dum

incompetence
not knowing how to do somthing
Big W vs lil wilderness
mountain vs your favorite book or spot
ORRRC Classifications

outdoor recreation resources review commission

 

class 1: high density rec area

class 2: gen outdoor rec area

class 3: nat environment area

class 4: unique natural area

class 5: primitive area

class 6: historic/cultural area

Preservation vs conservation

preservation=preserving the way it is with limited to no human contact

conservation=use but use wisely

John Muir
preservation freak, naturalist author, activism helped preserve yosimite and sequoia nat park
Aldo Leopold
development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness conservation He emphasized biodiversity and ecology and was a founder of the science of wildlife management
Paul Petzoldt
America’s mountaineer, founder of NOLS, nat outdoor leadership school
Teddy Roosevelt
Created the national park system, major conservationist
Henry David Thoreau
transcendentalist, early advocate of recreation, conserving natural resources on private land, preserving wilderness as public land
Rachel Carson
advancing the global environmental movement, author of silent springs, advocate of nature and environmental ethics
rule of 3

3 weeks without food

3 days without water

3 minitutes with out oxygen

TRIP PLANS

transportation

risk managment

itinerary

purpose

permits

leadership

abilities

nature

supporting resources

 

Menu planning

preferances

allergies

refrigeration

repacking

2000 calories

weather conditions

activity

easy vs hard 

good vs nasty

variety vs consistancy

 

NPS
national park system: regulate the park system
NFS
national forest service: manages all national forests and grasslands yea thats abbout it
BLM
bureau of land management: manages public lands most being in Alaska
US F&W
fish and wildlife: working to conserve fish, wildlife, plants for the benifit of all human people
state and local
DNR: state departments that monitor natural resources, enforce state laws
ABC’s of pack packing

accessability

balance

compression

streamline

clothing selection

cotton murders

sythetics only

shell/layering

wiking

water purfication

heat

chemical

filtration

UV RADS

Dehydration

headaches

dissyness

discolored urine

contour lines
represent elevation, closer=steeper
map symbols and colors

blue lines=river

dotted blue=seasonal river

black dotted=trail

brown lines=contour lines

blue area=water

green=forested areas

true vs magnetic north
declanation
waste disposal

200 ft away from fun, poop hole must be size of a cat, carry out toilet paper, girly products

SUMP 

campsite selection

5 w’s

waste

weather

widow maker

water

wildlife