Falcon Guides Outward Bound Backpacker's Handbook
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A complete guide featuring concise knowledge in a slender volume,. Author: Glenn Randall. Softcover; 195 pages; color illustrations. Morris Book Publishing LLC; copyright 2012. Includes tips on finding the right boots, tents, stoves, sleeping bags, as well as advice on choosing the latest in outdoor clothing. Learn to plan a safe and rewarding outing, and what to do in the event of a wilderness emergency. Author helps you deal with backcountry annoyances such as blisters and mosquitos, and negotiate the more dangerous hazards of bears and lightning. Also includes tips on trekking with children and hiking responsibly to conserve the wilderness. .