Surviving the Great Outdoors

Surviving the Great Outdoors

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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.

319 pages
Soft cover
ISBN: 9781579659653