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

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

by Karen Berger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0898868998

ISBN-13: 9780898868999

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The

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

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.

Product Details

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

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Chapter 1How to Plan: Getting to the Trailhead11
Chapter 2Where to Hike: Destinations for Long and Short Dream Hikes27
Chapter 3Food: Satisfying Meals that Travel Well63
Chapter 4Outfitting: Gear that's Worth Its Weight77
Chapter 5Stepping Out: Backpacking and Trail Techniques117
Chapter 6Snow and Ice: Alpine Conditions and Winter Camping133
Chapter 7A Woman's World: Personal Safety, Hiking Partners, and Hygiene143
Chapter 8Groups and Impact: Leading Others and Treading Lightly151
Chapter 9Health, Fitness, and Safety: Preparing--and Repairing--Your Body161
Chapter 10The Natural World: Interacting with Your Environment177
Bibliography199
Index201

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