The Wilderness Challenge Model

  • Stephen Barcia Bacon
  • Richard Kimball


Michael has a problem; he is over 15 feet off the ground. Although he is tied into a rope held by a belayer above him, Michael is scared. The rock that offered so many footholds at the beginning of the climb is becoming smoother and steeper. Michael has been ascending the rock by jamming his feet into cracks and footholds.


Dissertation Abstract Mastery Experience Wilderness Therapy Residential Treatment Center Rock Climbing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Barcia Bacon
    • 1
  • Richard Kimball
    • 2
  1. 1.Outward Bound USAGreenwichUSA
  2. 2.Santa Fe Mountain CenterSanta FeUSA

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