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Dont Get Sick: The Hidden Dangers of Camping and Hiking Buck Tilton|Tilton, Buck 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0898868548
ISBN-13: 9780898868548
Sku: 30871185
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 6.25H x 4.25L x 0.25T
Pages:  112
Edition Number:  2
Age Range:  NA
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How to avoid swallowing things that will make you turn green, and other backcountry health tips for only $8.95 Teaches campers and hikers how to avoid backcountry illnesses and even death due to food-borne diseases, sanitation problems, polluted water sources, and moreHandy pocket-sized guide gives practical, even humorous, information on camp cleanliness, waste disposal, water treatment, food management, and germ preventionHelpful appendices and chartsNothing soothes the soul like a great escape into the wilderness for a hiking or camping adventure, but what about your physical health? Without the proper awareness of the protozoa and parasites that await you, outdoor adventures can quickly become a nightmare of viruses and infections. Add animal-borne diseases like tick fever, rabies and trichinosis and many would-be adventurers might never leave their homes unless, of course, they have this book.This invaluable resource describes food- and waterborne diseases and explains how to prevent them; how to keep a clean camp; how to choose the best water filter; how to select, manage, handle, and prepare foods; how to dispose of human waste and solid waste; and how to use leave-no-trace camping techniques in the backcountry. Don't Get Sick is is a must-have for everyone who spends time in the wild.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeEdition:   0002
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0112
Product attributePublisher:   Mountaineers Books
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