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The National Outdoor Leadership Schools Wilderness Guide Harvey, Mark W. T./ Simer, Peter 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0684859092
ISBN-13: 9780684859095
Sku: 30486555
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.5L x 1T
Pages:  272
Age Range:  NA
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Illustrated throughout with instructional drawings, and featuring lists of equipment and NOLS programs, as well as a glossary of common camping and hiking terms, The Wilderness Guide covers these essentials:
-- Selecting equipment -- including descriptions of newly introduced products like the internal frame pack, lighterweight boots, and stronger tents
-- Traveling safely and sensibly -- including vital information on maps, compasses, and weather forecasting
-- 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

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

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Illustrated throughout with instructional drawings, and featuring lists of equipment and NOLS programs, as well as a glossary of common camping and hiking terms, The Wilderness Guide covers these essentials: -- Selecting equipment -- including descriptions of newly introduced products like the internal frame pack, lighterweight boots, and stronger tents -- Traveling safely and sensibly -- including vital information on maps, compasses, and weather forecasting -- 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 The Wilderness Guide brings the know-how of the world's most famous and respected outdoor organization to every -- from the 16 million backpacking Americans to the more than 265 million example -- tenderfeet, and trail-hardened hiking who visit our national parks annually.The classic backpacker's handbook -- revised and updated -- providing expert guidelines for anyone who loves the outdoors.

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. It covers:

  • 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

Illustrated throughout with instructional drawings and photos and featuring lists of equipment, the Wilderness Guide is a must-have for anyone planning to explore the great outdoors.

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A comprehensive guide to camping and hiking in the United States. Topics include maps, equipment, safety, weather, forecasting, camping cuisine, and "search and rescue" techniques.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0272
Product attributePublisher:   Touchstone Books
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