NOLS Winter Camping

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NOLS Winter Camping includes tips and techniques to help you travel and camp comfortably in the winter wilderness. Everything from what to put in your pack to where to camp to how to pitch a tent securely in the snowthis book has it all. Once you learn all this book has to offer, you'll be hoping that your next backpacking trip encounters a few snowy days.


Based on the official NOLS curriculum, this is the definitive guide to camping in conditions of extreme cold. Author: Buck Tilton and John Gookin. Softcover; 180 pages; illustrations. Stackpole Books; copyright 2005. Learn how to best organize a winter expedition, what to bring with and how to stay warm, dry and safe. Includes sections on expedition planning, igloos, snow caves and other shelters. Winter clothing and gear. Identifying winter hazards and traveling in winter.