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National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Guide : The Classic Handbook (Illustrated / Subsequent)

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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, theWilderness Guide is a must-have for anyone planning to explore the great outdoors.
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.

Edition: Illustrated / Subsequent
Number of Pages: 268
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Camping, Outdoor Skills
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Mark W. T. Harvey & Peter Simer
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 1999
TCIN: 11405001
UPC: 9780684859095
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-2739
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