9781571675590

Camper's Guide to Outdoor Pursuits : Finding Safe, Nature-Friendly and Comfortable Passage Through Wild Places

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  • ISBN13:

    9781571675590

  • ISBN10:

    1571675590

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/28/2006
  • Publisher: Sports Pub
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Summary

The Camper's Guide is all about what happens before and after your trip, as well as what happens while you're in beautiful wild country. It's the key to your developing solid outdoor skills and judgement. It contains the distillation of over fifty years of the authors' combined backcountry expedition leadership experience, in situations ranging from the Adirondack Mountains of New York, to the desert Southwest, to the highest peak in North America, Mt McKinley, Alaska. This book offers essential information for safe, environmentally sound and enjoyable backcountry travel for people pursuing everything from overnight trips to month-long expeditions. Written for the entire range of outdoor enthusiasts, the new edition of this best selling book provides a complete update on such issues as leave no trace practices, the latest in equipment, and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). The Camper's Guide covers the entire array of outdoor living skills and topics in more depth and with more fun than any book on the market. Order today and discover the endeavours of the Stump Family and the Muskrat Pack.

Author Biography

Jack K. Drury has been working with learners of all ages and walks of life ranging from youth at risk to corporate executives for 30 years. Jack is co-owner of Leading EDGE, a professional development organization of experienced educators who design and facilitate learning experiences for educators, businesses, nonprofit organizations and governemnt agencies.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Before You Take the First Step
High-Country Fashion
Outdoor Tools & Toys
Food Preparation and Planning
From Soup to Tent Pegs - Basic Camping Skills
Wilderness Travel: Finding Your Way
Safety and Emergency Procedures for the Backcountry
Wilderness Leadership
Begin with a Happy Ending: Trip Planning
Index
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