More Everyday Wisdom: Trail-Tested Advice from the Experts / Edition 1

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Overview

More Everyday Wisdom is an easy-to-use collection of useful advice, timesaving tips, problem-solving techniques, and practical inventiveness -- all delivered in an engaging Q&A format. Author Karen Berger answers the questions she's been asked by people she's met hiking, in lecture halls, and on the Internet. This book addresses the issues that hikers really want to know about.
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Editorial Reviews

Outside Bozeman
[C]an improve anyone's ability to manage the outdoors, experienced or not.
Reel News
It's a trove of improvisation and creative tips.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898868999
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 10/28/2002
  • Series: Backpacker Magazine Series
  • Edition description: FIRST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Chapter 1 How to Plan: Getting to the Trailhead 11
Chapter 2 Where to Hike: Destinations for Long and Short Dream Hikes 27
Chapter 3 Food: Satisfying Meals that Travel Well 63
Chapter 4 Outfitting: Gear that's Worth Its Weight 77
Chapter 5 Stepping Out: Backpacking and Trail Techniques 117
Chapter 6 Snow and Ice: Alpine Conditions and Winter Camping 133
Chapter 7 A Woman's World: Personal Safety, Hiking Partners, and Hygiene 143
Chapter 8 Groups and Impact: Leading Others and Treading Lightly 151
Chapter 9 Health, Fitness, and Safety: Preparing--and Repairing--Your Body 161
Chapter 10 The Natural World: Interacting with Your Environment 177
Bibliography 199
Index 201
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