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Backwoods Ethics A Guide to Low-Impact Camping and Hiking

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ISBN-10: 088150257X

ISBN-13: 9780881502572

Edition: 2nd 1993 (Revised)

Authors: Laura Waterman, Guy Waterman, Bill McKibben

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List price: $15.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Laura Waterman is co-author of several books with her husband, Guy. She lives near their original homestead in Vermont.

Wilderness Ethics was Guy Waterman's most determined and philosophical statement. He died in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Bill McKibben grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. He was president of the Harvard Crimson newspaper in college. Immediately after college he joined the New Yorker magazine as a staff writer, and wrote much of the "Talk of the Town" column from 1982 to early 1987. After quitting this job, he soon moved to the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. His first book, The End of Nature, was published in 1989 by Random House after being serialized in the New Yorker. It is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has been printed in more than 20 languages. Several editions have come out in the United States, including an updated version published in 2006. His…    

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Hikers: Who Are We?
That Pack on the Back: Mae West vs. Twiggy
Backpackers' Favorite Lies
Peakbagging
The 2,000-Mile Community-on-the-Move
Winter Camping Idyll
The Greatest Walkers of Them All
The New Ethic
The Coming of the Lug-Soled Army
Cleaning Up Our Act
Low-Impact Hiking: Of Boots, Mud, and Grandmothers
Low-Impact Camping: Swinging in the Woods
Low-Impact Cooking: The Fire Goes Out
The Forty-Sixers
Toward a Sense of Stewardship
A Day in the Life of the NUTS
Trail Tending
Seven Days in April
To Save a Mountain Flower: Preserving Alpine Areas: A Three-Part Saga
The Physical Component
Education above the Trees
Making Two Blades of Grass to Grow
Rock Climbers and Their Environment, 1970
Four Unresolved Impact Issues
Low-Impact Bushwhacking
Man's Best Friend--or Menace to Wilderness?
Rock Climbers and Their Environment, 1990
Winter Camping: Tracks in More Than the Snow
Epilogue
Selected Bibliography
Index