Written by Outdoor Safety Institute Director Alex Kosseff, this revised and updated second edition offers over 50% new content, with added sections focusing on risk management, outdoor safety, teaching, facilitation, and leading youth. Published by the Appalachian Mountain Club, this edition is "a thorough, field-tested examination of what makes the best outdoor leaders . . . and how one of them could be you" (Robert Birkby, author of the Boy Scout Handbook). Learn More
The heart and soul of wild, wonderful West Virginia, the mighty Monongahela National Forest is within a day's drive of one-third of the population of the United States. The best way to see and experience the stately forests and pristine waterfalls is by foot. Completely updated with five new hikes and a new design, Day and Overnight Hikes: West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest will guide visitors the entire way while exploring this national treasure. This guide takes you through some of the most beautiful hikes the U.S. has to offer. Learn More
The Mid-Atlantic states of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland host some of the finest rock climbing in the country. This guide features over 1,000 routes at more than 20 areas throughout the region. The best routes at the classic destinations are all covered -- Seneca Rocks, the New River Gorge, Summersville, Great Falls, and Carderock -- but also included are many never-before-published areas. This book, written by one of the area's leading activists and most knowledgeable climbers is a must-have for locals and visitors alike.Eric Horst has roped up in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and other eastern states form more than 25 years. Learn More
Revised for 2012—just in time for Eagle Scouts’ 100th anniversary—with two completely new scripts and the latest ceremony techniques culled from hundreds of Courts of Honor held around the country.
This book will help ensure that your ceremony is the best an Eagle Court of Honor can be. Book also features planning checklists, support job descriptions, and inspirational poems and quotations.
Soft cover, 198 pages.