Wed, May 20 | Tacoma Program Center

Breaking the Halo for Students & Leaders

An evening seminar on confronting complacency, assumptions, and communication breakdowns between students and instructors.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

May 20, 2020, 7:00 PM
Tacoma Program Center, 2302 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403

About the Event

This workshop is being offered as part of the Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing course. 

Following the death of a climbing student in 2018 (on a non-Mountaineers climb), Katja and a small group of climbers uncovered several contributing thinking errors and a need to better prepare and empower students to confront heuristic traps. Based on her presentation-turned-book, “Breaking the Halo", Katja presents a simplified approach to confronting complacency, assumptions, and communication breakdowns in outdoor education and beyond. Katja’s experience as a facilitator and speaker weaves together the story of the incident, personal anecdotes, and life-changing lessons that will inspire current and future leaders to “break every halo they see”.

Registration is Closed

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Due to COVID-19, events are being held online only at this time. Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a virtual presentation for your team/organization.

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