North Country Live: Backcountry Preparedness 101

North Country Live: Backcountry Preparedness 101
Hikers and backpackers can sometimes wind up in bad situations because of a lack of knowledge or preparedness. This program will highlight how to plan and prepare for your next adventure. 
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Hosted by Jimmy Cunningham, Director, NCCC Wilderness Recreation Leadership program. The program will feature four panelists: 
  • Jack Drury, co-owner of Leading E.D.G.E., a professional development firm, founder of NCCC's Wilderness Recreation Leadership Program and an Adirondack guide for 45 years.
  • Chelsea Walker, licensed guide with Scenic Route Guiding and Gear Rentals, an administrator of the Adk Backcountry Hikers FB Group, and a Wilmington resident.
  • Will Roth, an adjunct faculty member in NCCC's Wilderness Recreation Leadership program and SUNY Plattsburgh's Expeditionary Studies Program, Head Rock/Ice Climbing Guide for Lake Placid EMS Climbing School, and a Rock and Ice Climbing Guide with Rock & River Guide Service.
  • Bobby O'Connor, a faculty member at Paul Smith's College in the Recreation, Adventure Education and Leisure Management Program, a paddling, climbing and mountaineering instructor, and a state licensed guide.

Thursday, April 08, 2021


Christopher Knight

Phone: 5186375814
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