About this Manual

About The Manual

Welcome to the Ranger Manual. Read it, love it, know it.

As used in this manual, the words “must” and “must not” indicate a required course of action, one in which Rangers have no discretion. In contrast, the words “should” and “should not” indicate a recommendation rather than an absolute requirement. In such cases there may exist valid reasons in particular circumstances to choose a different course of action, and Rangers are expected to use their best judgment in determining what to do.

The photographs in this document are used with permission of the original photographer. Rangers who are not pictured are noted by the citation “NP” after their name. Any questions or concerns about any of the photographs used in this manual should be directed to Ranger Fortress, fortress@burningman.org

This document is written and produced by the Black Rock Ranger Training Academy. Please direct all inquiries, questions, and comments to the Training Academy, ranger-trainingacademy-list@burningman.org

A quick and dirty PDF version of the Manual is available here

Edited by: The Ranger Council, with assistance from Fortress, Wavelet, and Saturn

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