Don t Get Sick

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898868548
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Bergsteigen Das gro e Handbuch

Author: Die Mountaineers
Publisher: Riva Verlag
ISBN: 3959717253
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Von Bergsteigern für Bergsteiger. Von Kletterern für Kletterer. Bergsteigen ist das internationale Standardwerk für Bergsportler. Das umfassende Handbuch informiert und begeistert Einsteiger genauso wie erfahrene Kletterer. Von der Auswahl der richtigen Ausrüstung bis zur Planung einer Expedition, von Abseiltechniken bis zu Knotenkunde – Bergsteiger erfahren alles, was sie zur sicheren und erfolgreichen Besteigung ihres Traumgipfels in Fels, Eis und Schnee wissen müssen. ·Mit über 400 detaillierten Illustrationen zur Darstellung von Ausrüstung, Kletter- und Seiltechnik ·Herausgegeben und verfasst vom Expertenteam von The Mountaineers, einer traditionsreichen Organisation für Bergsport und Naturschutz ·Einzelne Abschnitte geprüft von Experten des American Alpine Club (AAC), der American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) und des American Institutes for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) "Man kann ohne Übertreibung sagen, dass Bergsteigen der ultimative Wegweiser für Bergsteiger und Kletterer ist." Conrad Anker "Ein Standardwerk für Kletterer und andere Outdoor-Begeisterte!" Lynn Hill "Ein Muss für jeden, den es in die Berge zieht." Ed Viesturs

Winter Hiking and Camping

Author: Michael Lanza
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898869477
Format: PDF
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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, ePub, Docs
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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.

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.

Hiking and Camping

Author: Paul Mason
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1429668636
Format: PDF, Docs
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Introduces camping and hiking, discussing the equipment, techniques, and best locations.

Letters from the Trail

Author: Blueberry
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479723878
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Letters from the trail: Excerpts from a collection of letters written by a 50+ year old woman from Maine and Maryland as she pursued a life goal of hiking the entire 2,170+ miles on the Appalachian Trail. This book is filled with information people always ask about hiking the AT, including where she slept, what she ate, how she stayed safe, how she planned her hike, what she carried for equipment. This is an inspirational book for those who want to hike, an information book for the questions people ask, and a tribute to life in the outdoors- - -all rolled into one.