AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership, 3rd Edition

Comprehensive, timely, and packed with practical advice and stories of real-life experiences, AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership is a must-read for anyone committed to becoming a safe and effective outdoor leader, whether already experienced or just learning the ropes. 

This completely revised and updated handbook details the critical skills and concepts every professional or volunteer outdoor leader needs to know. Editor Sally Manikian worked in tandem with AMC’s outdoor leaders and educators to make this book an authoritative exploration of such topics as effective decision- making, group dynamics, risk management, self-awareness, and evaluation, conservation, and more. The outdoors belongs to all of us, and with that in mind, this new edition of AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership brings a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion when leading groups of all ages and skill levels.