Backpacker and Hiker's HandbookBook - 2008
Must-know trail skills: finding your way, purifying water, cooking on the trail, where and how to set up camp Solo backpacking, all-female groups, and hiking with children, seniors, and pets plus ideas for going light and enhancing your trail photography How to handle dangerous situations--encounters with bears, inclement weather, and medical emergencies
Backpacker and Hiker's Handbook tells how to plan and prepare for a backpacking trip and discusses equipment, safety, and the essential trail skills of using a compass, purifying water, cooking, and where and how to set up camp.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 796.51 KEMSLEY
Characteristics: xiii, 290 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Backpacker & hiker's handbook