National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Guide by Mark W. T Harvey
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National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Guide
By Mark W. T Harvey

The National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Guide

The Classic Handbook Revised edition

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National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Guide by Mark W. T Harvey

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The classic backpacker s handbook revised and updated providing expert guidelines for anyone who loves the outdoors. The Wilderness Guide brings the savvy of the world's most famous and respected outdoor organization to everyone from the sixteen million backpacking Americans to the more than 265 million people, tenderfeet and trail-hardened hikers, who visit our national parks annually. It covers: -Selecting equipment including discussions of the advantages and disadvantages of products such as the internal frame pack, lighter-weight boots, and freestanding tents -The latest leave no trace camping techniques -Traveling safely and sensibly including vital information on maps, compasses, and tips on crossing difficult terrain -Backcountry cooking, with tips on building fires and tricks for making gourmet meals -Search-and-rescue techniques, including how to organize a self-sufficient search group and when to call in professional rescue teams Illustrated throughout with instructional drawings and photos and featuring lists of equipment, the Wilderness Guide is a must-have for anyone planning to explore the great outdoors."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684859095
ISBN-10: 0684859092
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 165mm x 19mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Prentice Hall & IBD
Publisher: Prentice Hall (a Pearson Education company)
Publish Date: 28-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mark W. T Harvey

The National Outdoor Leadership School conducts outdoor adventure programs at eight branches throughout the world; its headquarters are in the foot-hills of Wind River Range in Lander, Wyoming.

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