Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe

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Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe

2019

Transform your next outdoor adventure from "roughing it" in the great outdoors to "smoothing it" in the natural world. Taught by Professor Elizabeth K. Andre of Northland College, these 24 insightful...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Elizabeth K. Andre
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

The Call of the Wild
Episode 1
The Call of the Wild
Backpacking and Trip Planning
Episode 2
Backpacking and Trip Planning
Canoe or Sea-Kayak Camping
Episode 3
Canoe or Sea-Kayak Camping
Campcraft: Selecting and Organizing Gear
Episode 4
Campcraft: Selecting and Organizing Gear
Clothing and Footwear for Outdoor Adventure
Episode 5
Clothing and Footwear for Outdoor Adventure
Basics for Wilderness Safety
Episode 6
Basics for Wilderness Safety
Weather Forecasting and Moon Phases
Episode 7
Weather Forecasting and Moon Phases
Introduction to Navigation
Episode 8
Introduction to Navigation
Navigating with Topographic Maps
Episode 9
Navigating with Topographic Maps
Assessing and Managing Risk in the Outdoors
Episode 10
Assessing and Managing Risk in the Outdoors
How Emotions Affect Your Decision Making
Episode 11
How Emotions Affect Your Decision Making
Selecting a Campsite and Pitching Shelter
Episode 12
Selecting a Campsite and Pitching Shelter
Outdoor Kitchen Setup and Safety
Episode 13
Outdoor Kitchen Setup and Safety
Building a Campfire
Episode 14
Building a Campfire
Safe Drinking Water in the Wilderness
Episode 15
Safe Drinking Water in the Wilderness
Outdoor Menu Planning and Cooking
Episode 16
Outdoor Menu Planning and Cooking
Minimizing Your Impact on the Wilderness
Episode 17
Minimizing Your Impact on the Wilderness
Hygiene on a Camping Trip
Episode 18
Hygiene on a Camping Trip
Wilderness First Aid: Handling Emergencies
Episode 19
Wilderness First Aid: Handling Emergencies
Wilderness First Aid: Nonemergency Care
Episode 20
Wilderness First Aid: Nonemergency Care
Navigating with a Compass
Episode 21
Navigating with a Compass
What to Do When You’re Lost
Episode 22
What to Do When You’re Lost
Maintaining and Repairing Your Gear
Episode 23
Maintaining and Repairing Your Gear
Connecting to the Wild within You
Episode 24
Connecting to the Wild within You