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Title:
Winter hiking and camping
Author:
Absolon, Molly.
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Publication Information:
Guilford, Conn. : FalconGuides, 2012.
Physical Description:
ix, 117 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
"Richly photographed and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know. BASIC ILLUSTRATED Winter Hiking and Camping Discover how to: Prepare for your trip Choose proper equipment Select safe and warm clothing Make snow shelters and set up tents on snow Cook delicious winter cuisine Stay safe in the snowy backcountry Make a winter camping repair kit"--
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780762778669
Format :
Book

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Summary

Richly photographed and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know.BASIC ILLUSTRATED Winter Hiking and CampingDiscover how to: - Prepare for your trip - Choose proper equipment - Select safe and warm clothing - Make snow shelters and set up tents on snow - Cook delicious winter cuisine - Stay safe in the snowy backcountry - Make a winter camping repair kit


Author Notes

Molly Absolon is an environmental educator and outdoors writer. The author of Backpacker magazine's core skills books Campsite Cooking, Trailside Navigation, Trailside First Aid, and Outdoor Survival (all Falcon Guides), she lives in Victor, Idaho.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. v
Chapter 1 Before You Gop. 1
Chapter 2 Winter Travel Equipment and Techniquesp. 13
Chapter 3 Winter Clothing and Gearp. 43
Chapter 4 Living in the Snowp. 65
Chapter 5 Winter Cuisinep. 85
Chapter 6 Winter Hazardsp. 93
Chapter 7 A Final Wordp. 109
Appendixp. 110
Repair Kit Checklistp. 110
Day Pack Checklistp. 111
Indexp. 113
About the Authorp. 118