9780811735490

NOLS Bear Essentials Hiking and Camping in Bear Country

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  • ISBN13:

    9780811735490

  • ISBN10:

    0811735494

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-14
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books

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NOLS Bear Essentials draws on NOLS expertise, their 40 years of experience leading trips in bear country, as well as the input of noted scientists who have studied bears and their relationships with people. Learn ways to set up camp so as to not attract bears, the safest options for storing food when car camping and backpacking, and how to protect yourself while fishing and hunting. Seven common bear encounters and how to survive them. Best ways to identify grizzlies and black bears. Essential info on bear behavior at different times of year and in different habitats.

Author Biography

John Gookin, PhD, is a life-long educator. He currently manages curriculum and research at NOLS, where he has worked for 33 years. John has been studying backcountry lightning safety for 15 years and is a member of the Lightning Safety Team at the National Weather Service. He lives in Lander, WY.

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NOLS Bear Essentials draws on NOLS' expertise, their 40 years of experience leading trips in bear country, as well as the input of noted scientists who have studied bears and their relationships with people. Learn ways to set up camp so as to not attract bears, the safest options for storing food when car camping and backpacking, and how to protect yourself while fishing and hunting. Seven common bear encounters and how to survive them. Best ways to identify grizzlies and black bears. Essential info on bear behavior at different times of year and in different habitats.

Excerpted from NOLS Bear Essentials: Hiking and Camping in Bear Country by Tom Reed, John Gookin
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