Legendary Maine Guide Gil Gilpatrick offers you the benefit of his 65 years of wilderness wisdom in this comprehensive guide. Freshly revised and expanded with new color photography, it includes expertise from a seasoned team of professionals in year-round hiking, camping, canoeing, hunting, and fishing. This handbook takes you step-by-step through every stage of planning and conducting a successful outdoors experience. It's packed with field-tested advice, handy checklists, real-life stories, and practical examples.
|Publisher:||Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Gil Gilpatrick has been a Master Maine Guide for over 40 years and taught Outdoor Resources at the Skowhegan Vocational Center in Maine for nearly 30 years. He has written extensively about his experiences in the outdoors and his knowledge of how to build outdoor equipment.
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Especially written for people who have already accumulated a degree of out-of-doors experience and knowledge, and are now faced with the prospect of leading others afield.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Provisioning the Trip
For the Camp Cook
Canoes and Canoeing
Dealing with Weather
You Have a Lost Person!
The Outdoor Medicine Woman (or Man)
Hunting or Fishing
On Becoming a Professional