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Elizabeth Bezark

Elizabeth Bezark
Elizabeth is a facilitator of intercultural engagement, positive learning environments, and connected global citizenship. When she’s not planning her next adventure, she can be found reading in her hammock, throwing pottery, or trying to save her succulents from certain death. She loves nature, learning, and making people laugh.

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Wilderness Safety Training: Key for Any Risk Management Toolkit

By Elizabeth Bezark on 7/29/19 8:08 AM

Photo by Shelli Johnson
 

Going to the backcountry or rural communities fosters growth, transformation, and opportunities for learning. But, often these experiences have inherent risks, like being far from medical care or in places where communication is difficult.

That’s why anyone, from solo adventurers to expedition leaders in these settings, needs skills in risk management. Strong risk management makes it more likely you will achieve individual and group goals for learning and recreating.

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Topics: risk management, Trip Leader, NOLS Risk Services, trip planning, Wilderness Safety Training