Don t Get Sick

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898868548
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How to avoid swallowing things that will make you turn green, and other backcountry health tips for only $8.95 Teaches campers and hikers how to avoid backcountry illnesses and even death due to food-borne diseases, sanitation problems, polluted water sources, and moreHandy pocket-sized guide gives practical, even humorous, information on camp cleanliness, waste disposal, water treatment, food management, and germ preventionHelpful appendices and chartsNothing soothes the soul like a great escape into the wilderness for a hiking or camping adventure, but what about your physical health? Without the proper awareness of the protozoa and parasites that await you, outdoor adventures can quickly become a nightmare of viruses and infections. Add animal-borne diseases like tick fever, rabies and trichinosis and many would-be adventurers might never leave their homes unless, of course, they have this book.This invaluable resource describes food- and waterborne diseases and explains how to prevent them; how to keep a clean c& how to choose the best water filter; how to select, manage, handle, and prepare foods; how to dispose of human waste and solid waste; and how to use leave-no-trace camping techniques in the backcountry. Don't Get Sick is is a must-have for everyone who spends time in the wild.

Backpacker Winter Hiking Camping

Author: Michael Lanza
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898869477
Format: PDF, Docs
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The outdoor world in its frozen state can take you into a new realm of pleasure where you can enjoy silence, solitude, and a landscape that will redefine "white" in your mind. Learn the skills to help you enjoy wintertime safely and comfortably. Part one covers everything you need to know to take day trips hiking, snowshoeing, or easy ski touring. It includes choosing gear, expanded food choices while "hiking in a freezer," navigation challenges in ice and snow, and avoiding cold weather dangers. Part two covers making camp in winter, including keeping dry and warm in a tent or snow shelter, winter cooking techniques, and what to pack in your winter first-aid kit.

Joy of Backpacking

Author: Brian Beffort
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 9780899975207
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A comprehensive guide covering every aspect of how to backpack--from planning a first trip to advanced wilderness travel. For those new to the activity, longtime backpacker and author Brian Beffort covers the fundamentals, with sections on trip planning, gear, backcountry nutrition and cooking, navigation, and other essential wilderness skills. You will also learn what to expect on the trail and in camp, and how to stay safe with first aid, weather preparedness, and more. For experienced packers, this book is filled with practical tips and inspired ideas on how to update and refine your approach to backpacking based on trends in lightweight gear, high-tech gadgets, changing wilderness rules, and increasing opportunities for wilderness travel around the world.

Best Hikes with Kids Colorado

Author: Maureen Keilty
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594856885
Format: PDF, Kindle
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CLICK HERE to download two free hikes from Best Hikes with Kids Colorado * Guidebook to Colorado hikes selected for kids and their parents * Previously published as Best Hikes with Children in Colorado, this guidebook has a new title, a colorful new design including two-color throughout, and all new maps and photographs * More than 15 completely new hiking routes, and all route descriptions thoroughly updated From short, simple hikes in the foothills of Denver and Boulder to more challenging trails up majestic 14,000-foot peaks, Best Hikes with Kids: Colorado shows how to hit the trail with ease. Veteran guidebook writer and hiker Maureen Keilty describes the best trails all over the Rocky Mountain State, with hikes near Grand Junction, Durango, Colorado Springs, Vail, Crested Butte, and all along the Front Range. This guidebook includes a "Getaways" list to the best family-friendly destination campgrounds, and playful advice on engaging kids with nature. **Be sure to "like" author Maureen Keilty's Facebook page for tips, pictures, articles, contests and more!**

Pagan Degrees for Children

Author: Shanddaramon
Publisher: Ken Langer
ISBN: 055709867X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book provides a system of learning Pagan and good living concepts just for children and young adults through three main degrees. Children from the ages of 5 ' 18 can work on obtaining the Neophyte, Apprentice, and Mage Degrees by meeting specific goals designed for children and by completing the requirements for earning Achievement Awards. The Neophyte Degree is subdivided into several Levels to help give young children small and easily obtainable goals. Provided with each Degree and Award is a great deal of information and sources for learning and for exploring.

Mountain Travel Rescue

Author: National Ski Patrol
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594857091
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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CLICK HERE to download the chapter on "Backcountry Medicine" from Mountain Travel & Rescue (Provide us with a little information and we'll send your download directly to your inbox) Completely updated and expanded official rescue workbook of the National Ski Patrol, now available to other wilderness first responders and the general public * Authoritative and comprehensive mountain safety and rescue text -- your most valuable search and rescue equipment * Recommended for classroom and educational program adoption * All-new illustrations As a leading authority of on-mountain safety since 1938, the nonprofit National Ski Patrol has dedicated itself to serving the public and the outdoor recreation industry by providing education, and accreditation to emergency care and safety services providers. Their core mountain rescue educational workbook, Mountain Travel & Rescue (first published in 1995), was researched, written, and reviewed by volunteer members and experts from all over the country, and is designed to help ski patrollers train, rescue, and survive in mountain environments, at resorts, in the backcountry, and at any time of year. Mountain Travel & Rescue is a valuable piece of mountain rescue equipment. In addition to new illustrations, this edition offers significantly expanded lesson sections, a new backcountry medicine section, and more. Mountain Travel & Rescue: National Ski Patrol's Manual for Mountain Rescue is organized into four major sections: Survival, Travel, Backcountry Considerations, and Search and Rescue. It includes extensive appendixes, including medical equipment lists, a questionnaire, and a glossary and is a valuable tool for anyone who deals with search and rescue or is interested in mountain rescue basics.

Mountaineering

Author: Steven M. Cox
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780898868289
Format: PDF, Docs
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This classic's fully updated seventh edition features 415 completely new illustrations and a new glossary of terms. A new chapter has been added to meet the rising popularity of waterfall ice and mixed climbing.

Don t Get Bitten

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898869071
Format: PDF, Docs
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Don't Get Bitten: The Dangers of Things That Bite or Sting is a must-have book for anyone who enjoys the great outdoors. Learn how to avoid and treat bites and stings from snakes, lizards, scorpions, wasps, fire ants, mosquitoes, mosquitoes, midges, chiggers and biting flies. Be safe from all those things that bite in the night.

Don t Get Eaten

Author: Dave Smith
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898869125
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Handy pocket-sized guide to avoiding confrontations with wildlife--from black bears to bison, from cougars to wolves--and what to do in the worst-case scenario.