Surviving the Great Outdoors
Everything You Need to Know Before Heading Into the Wild (And How to Get Back In One Piece)
By Brendan Leonard
What you need to know about the mountains:
How to read a topographic map, how to recognize altitude sickness, how much water to pack
What you need to know about the water:
The basics of kayaking, canoeing, and whitewater rafting, the five river tips of a lifetime
What you need to know about the snow:
The basics of snowshoeing, how to build an igloo, mittens versus gloves, how to handle the "screaming barfies"
What you need to know about camping:
How to fit a backpack, how to pitch a tent, how to poop in the woods, how to fins water, how to not stink
What you need to know to survive:
...a forest fire, a bear attack, a swarm of bees, frostbite.
PLUS how to navigate by the stars and know when to bail.