Q&A 12.13.18

QUESTION I’m a student in an outdoor college program in Upstate NY that trains it’s students to become guides/instructors in various disciplines. At the end of our time in the program our Senior Capstone, or Senior Expedition as we call it, must be done which includes planning and executing an expedition relevant to our studies. […]

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Arete 12.13.18

Military / National Security Mattis calls for help in ending war in Afghanistan: ‘40 years is enough’, The Hill A Commanding Problem: Historical Insights for Military Organizational Reform, War on the Rocks This Generation Of Military Servicemembers Has The Opportunity Of A Lifetime, Forbes US Army Awards Barrett .50 Caliber Sniper Rifle Contract, Tactical Life Artificial Intelligence: Forget The Terminator […]

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Backcountry Big Game Hunting Fitness Assessment

By Rob Shaul The fitness demands of backcountry hunting include high relative strength (strength per bodyweight), high chassis integrity (functional core strength), work capacity for short, loaded bursts, mountain endurance (running, uphill movement under load), heavy load carriage ability (heavy rucking) and overall physical stamina for long days of movement, or multiple hard days. What […]

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