Light From A Thousand Campfires: Improving Your Hiking, Backpacking and Camping Skills

[Fred G. Baker] ☆ Light From A Thousand Campfires: Improving Your Hiking, Backpacking and Camping Skills ✓ Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Light From A Thousand Campfires: Improving Your Hiking, Backpacking and Camping Skills LIGHT FROM A THOUSAND CAMPFIRES represents the distillation of 35 years of hiking, backpacking and camping experience into a form that is intended to benefit both the beginning and seasoned outdoor enthusiast. The discussion of clothing and equipment focuses on construction and function, allowing you to understand how outdoor gear performs in the field, and therefore, how you can make informed decisions about selecting the best gear to suit your needs. Special topics include the physiology of hi

Light From A Thousand Campfires: Improving Your Hiking, Backpacking and Camping Skills

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Rating : 4.85 (615 Votes)
Asin : 1425908675
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 292 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-04-08
Language : English

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He led an unsupported expedition across the Juneau Icefield in Alaska in 1985. He completed his education with graduate degrees in civil engineering and hydrogeology. She traveled to the USA to pursue her university education and professional career as a geoscientist. During this period, he was strongly influenced by the writings of Aldo Leopold, John Muir, and other nature and adventure writers. Early travels in western North America and Europe confirmed his desire to work in and explore the outdoors, leading to an educational focus on geology and water resources throughout his university years in Wisconsin and Colorado. He has also climbed numerous mountains in Europe and the Americas, and recently climbed Mt. About the Author Fred Baker grew up in rural, southwest Wisconsin and spent much of his youth exploring the rivers, forests, caves and hills of the Midwest. Given a choice between a research position at an eastern university and living in mountainous Colorado, he

Her scientific research and consulting have taken her to many wild and untrampled places throughout the western United States and Canada, where she has worked on projects to protect and restore our natural resources from the effects of mining and industrial pollution. Dr. Pavlik completed her education at the University of Colorado i

LIGHT FROM A THOUSAND CAMPFIRES represents the distillation of 35 years of hiking, backpacking and camping experience into a form that is intended to benefit both the beginning and seasoned outdoor enthusiast. The discussion of clothing and equipment focuses on construction and function, allowing you to understand how outdoor gear performs in the field, and therefore, how you can make informed decisions about selecting the best gear to suit your needs. Special topics include the physiology of hiking, outdoor navigation, respecting nature, reading the weather and basic First Aid. Ten anecdotes summarizing personal experiences highlight the subject areas. The discussion of outdoor skills provides an introduction to the basics - how to prepare for, plan and organize an outdoor trip and how to get there by foot, car, pack animal or boat. Text, illustrations and photographs lay out

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