Seasonal Experiences

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Transform your outdoor skills to the next level or explore the backcountry in style on a guided SOLE Experience SM!   SOLE’s Seasonal Experience SM program provides the necessary resources to further your next outdoor adventure throughout the year!

SOLE partners with outdoor industry leaders to underpin this program and bring high quality outdoor training and certification opportunities!

Overview:


SOLE’s Seasonal Experience SM program is purposefully designed and executed for outdoor professionals and backcountry leaders; outdoor or traditional educators; or outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for professional training or an interpretive guided adventure. Each program offering is engaging and rigorous, and can be custom-tailored to address your specific needs!

Because we want to ensure a high quality experience for participants, SOLE Seasonal Experiences SM immerse individuals in relevant experiential learning opportunities which are underpinned by our partners, including but not limited to:

  • American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education
  • Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
  • Schweitzer Mountain Resort
  • Lookout Pass Recreation Area
  • United States Forest Service

Through these partnerships participants are able to learn and develop essential outdoor skills and explore our backcountry environs in a meaningful manner.  These partners partners are leaders in the outdoor industry which allow us to offer intentional high-end training and certification opportunities which allow you to further your skill development, prepare you for the unexpected or simply hone your craft.

SOLE Seasonal Experience SM Learning Targets:


Typical learning targets on these SOLE Experiences SM relate to:

  • Experiential education
  • Outdoor education
  • Outdoor leadership
  • Backcountry emergency response
  • Avalanche Education
  • Leave No Trace Skills and Ethics
  • Wilderness Medicine
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Backcountry Skiing

SOLE Seasonal Experience SM Participant Profile:


Typical profile participants include individuals, groups, families, agencies, and professionals that:

  • Exhibit interest in experiential or outdoor education
  • Exhibit interest in learning outdoor skill development
  • Exhibit interest in learning outdoor living and travel skills
  • Exhibit interest in learning emergency response skills in an outdoor setting
  • Exhibit interest in learning about our local environs

Due to an experiential program design our typical profile students also generally have the ability and desire to process and connect lesson concepts through an experiential learning framework.

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As a Leave No Trace (LNT) partner and provider SOLE offers LNT curriculum throughout the organization programs and various LNT stand-alone course offerings including, LNT Awareness Workshops and Trainer Workshops. Whether you are looking to increase your backcountry know-how or teach others to tread lightly on the land we have the LNT course for you!  You can read more about about this program, including upcoming course offerings and how to register by clicking the “Read More” button below.

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As an American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) avalanche education provider participants can rest assured that they receive curriculum that is evidence-based and consistent from each AIARE provider throughout the country.  Because there has been inconsistency in avalanche education in the past, SOLE opted to partner with an organization which stays abreast of industry shifts and standards which provides rigorous trainings for instructors and aligns to supporting effective and successful courses.  You can read more about about this program, including upcoming course offerings and how to register by clicking the “Read More” button below.

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wilderness_first_aidSOLE offers novel wilderness medicine courses to our local and regional communities.   From stand-alone course offerings to hybrid experiences unique to SOLE and the communities we serve, these certification-based course prepare our participants for the unexpected.

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Screen Shot 2014-05-28 at 10.11.06 AMIt’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!  These SOLE program combines various courses to save you money and provide the opportunity to get trained and certified in a novel setting!  We rotate and blend outdoor workshops through the year to give you a diverse selection of programming options.

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IMG_1614 Our outdoor skill workshop and interpretive studies program for families and friends!  Join our seasoned licensed guide for an outdoor adventure of a lifetime to develop outdoor skills or just learn about our natural world.

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