Partners/ West Book Dist., Inc: NOLS Wilderness Guide

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Description

The Wilderness Guide brings the savvy of the world's most famous and respected outdoor organization to everyone -- from the 16 million backpacking Americans to the more than 265 million people, tenderfeet and trail-hardened hikers, who visit our national parks annually.

Features

  • Author: Mark Harvey
  • Selecting equipment -- including discussions of the advantages and disadvantages of products such as the internal frame pack, lighter-weight boots, and freestanding tents
  • The latest "leave no trace" camping techniques
  • Traveling safely and sensibly -- including vital information on maps, compasses, and tips on crossing difficult terrain
  • Backcountry cooking, with tips on building fires and tricks for making gourmet meals
  • Search-and-rescue techniques, including how to organize a self-sufficient search group and when to call in professional rescue teams

Specifications

Paperback:272 pages
ISBN:978-0684859095
Date Published:June 17, 1999
Dimensions:6.5 x 0.8 x 9.5 in
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