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The Smart Guide to Hiking and Backpacking
     

The Smart Guide to Hiking and Backpacking

by Brian Nordstrom
 

Drawing upon six decades of camping, hiking, and family vacations to national parks all over the United States, outdoor enthusiast Brian Nordstrom provides readers with the conventional information about gear, hiking and camping with children, and basic first aid in this outdoor guide. The book also discusses wilderness survival—not only how to avoid

Overview

Drawing upon six decades of camping, hiking, and family vacations to national parks all over the United States, outdoor enthusiast Brian Nordstrom provides readers with the conventional information about gear, hiking and camping with children, and basic first aid in this outdoor guide. The book also discusses wilderness survival—not only how to avoid dangerous situations, but also how to deal with them when they do occur. This is an important resource for readers seeking enjoyable, renewing, and safe backcountry experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937636289
Publisher:
Smart Guide Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Series:
Smart Guides Series
Pages:
325
Sales rank:
1,278,204
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Nordstrom is a professor of chemistry at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He has more than 35 years of college teaching experience, which has covered a wide range of academic disciplines, including chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, and environmental science. He is also an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys birding, camping, and hiking. He lives in Prescott, Arizona.

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