Ragged Mountain Press The Ultimate Desert Handbook
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Your complete guide to hiking, exploration and survival in fascinating but unforgiving desert terrain. Author: Mark Johnson. Softcover; 296 pages; black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Ragged Mountain Press; copyright 2003. Provides crucial information including detailed descriptions of North American deserts, their plants, wildlife and geological features. Includes comprehensive tutorial on desert navigation and expert advice on equipment, safety and first-aid techniques. Learn how to select the perfect desert campsite, manage your water supply, share the landscape with desert wildlife. Maintain vehicles in desert conditions, protect yourself with the right clothing and equipment and be at home in a vast and elemental terrain.