Wilderness Survival: Staying Alive Until Help Arrives

Wilderness Survival: Staying Alive Until Help Arrives

by Suzanne Swedo
     
 

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Adventurous readers won't want to leave for the wilderness without it. This updated edition contains valuable information on trip planning, staying found, what to do if you get lost, and survival priorities. It also incorporates new research on backcountry water quality and the uses — and limitations — of cell phones and global positioning systems (GPS).

Overview

Adventurous readers won't want to leave for the wilderness without it. This updated edition contains valuable information on trip planning, staying found, what to do if you get lost, and survival priorities. It also incorporates new research on backcountry water quality and the uses — and limitations — of cell phones and global positioning systems (GPS).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762740123
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Kestrel Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Suzanne Swedo, director of W.I.L.D., has backpacked the mountains of every continent. She has led groups into the wilderness for over 25 years and teaches wilderness survival and natural sciences for individuals, schools, universities, museums, and organizations such as Yosemite Association and the Sierra Club. She is author of Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park, Hiking Yosemite, Hiking California's Golden Trout Wilderness, and Adventure Travel Tips, all FalconGuides. She lectures and consults about backpacking, botany, and survival on radio and television, as well as in print.

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