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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: Guy Waterman, Laura 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

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

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

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