Basic Illustrated Winter Hiking and Camping

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Richly photographed and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, Basic Illustrated books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether ...

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Overview

Richly photographed and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, Basic Illustrated books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the Basic Illustrated series shows you what you need to know.

BASIC ILLUSTRATED Winter Hiking and Camping

Discover how to:

  • Prepare for your trip
  • Choose proper equipment
  • Select safe and warm clothing
  • Make snow shelters and set up tents on snow
  • Cook delicious winter cuisine
  • Stay safe in the snowy backcountry
  • Make a winter camping repair kit
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762778669
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Series: Basic Illustrated Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Molly Absolon is a former NOLS instructor, an environmental educator, and outdoor writer. She is the author of the Backpacker Magazine Core Skills books Campsite Cooking, Trailside Navigation, Trailside First Aid, and Outdoor Survival.

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Table of Contents

Introduction v

Chapter 1 Before You Go 1

Chapter 2 Winter Travel Equipment and Techniques 13

Chapter 3 Winter Clothing and Gear 43

Chapter 4 Living in the Snow 65

Chapter 5 Winter Cuisine 85

Chapter 6 Winter Hazards 93

Chapter 7 A Final Word 109

Appendix 110

Repair Kit Checklist 110

Day Pack Checklist 111

Index 113

About the Author 118

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