Leadership training in New Mexico

In August 2012, five students traveled to the Latir Wilderness area of Red River, New Mexico, with two trainers to learn to become Outdoor Adventures trip leaders.  As part of the trip, they learned about backpacking, group dynamics, risk management, self-awareness and discovery, team work and outdoor skills.  Here is an update from Manuel about the trip. Read about other trips on the Outdoor Adventures blog. At first, I didn’t know what to expect. I had a vague idea of what it would be like to be out in the wilderness for an extended period of time, but nothing prepared me for what was to come in the leadership training trip. Right from the start, I knew that it was going [...]