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This guide for planning a successful trip, whether a domestic excursion or an international expedition, answers all your questions. Included are instructions on preparing both mentally and physically, researching access to public land, choosing essential gear--with checklists for both personal and group packs, arranging transportation and lodging, planning food and fuel requirements, creating a budget, securing funding, addressing health issues including insurance, illnesses, and injuries. Authored by NOLS ...
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NOLS Expedition Planning

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Overview

This guide for planning a successful trip, whether a domestic excursion or an international expedition, answers all your questions. Included are instructions on preparing both mentally and physically, researching access to public land, choosing essential gear--with checklists for both personal and group packs, arranging transportation and lodging, planning food and fuel requirements, creating a budget, securing funding, addressing health issues including insurance, illnesses, and injuries. Authored by NOLS instructors with 35 years of international experience.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811744317
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Series: NOLS Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author

Molly Absolon, a NOLS instructor since 1986, lives and writes in Lander, Wyoming. Her personal expeditions have taken her to 15 different countries on 4 continents, from long traverses in the Wind River to Alaska, the Yukon, Nepal, India, Ecuador, and throughout the western United States. With 35 years of instructing for NOLS between them, these trip-planning experts highlight the necessary steps of any successful expedition.

Dave Anderson is a NOLS senior field instructor. He resides in Seattle, Washington.

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