Backpacker & Hiker's Handbook

Backpacker & Hiker's Handbook

by William Kemsley Jr.
     
 

Must-know trail skills: finding your way, purifying water, cooking on the trail, where and how to set up camp Solo backpacking, all-female groups, and hiking with children, seniors, and pets plus ideas for going light and enhancing your trail photography How to handle dangerous situations—encounters with bears, inclement weather, and medical emergencies See more details below

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Must-know trail skills: finding your way, purifying water, cooking on the trail, where and how to set up camp Solo backpacking, all-female groups, and hiking with children, seniors, and pets plus ideas for going light and enhancing your trail photography How to handle dangerous situations—encounters with bears, inclement weather, and medical emergencies

Backpacker and Hiker's Handbook tells how to plan and prepare for a backpacking trip and discusses equipment, safety, and the essential trail skills of using a compass, purifying water, cooking, and where and how to set up camp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811734622
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
12/13/2007
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,359,030
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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