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Winter Camping Handbook Wilderness Travel and Adventure in the Cold-Weather Months

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ISBN-10: 0881507822

ISBN-13: 9780881507829

Edition: 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen Gorman

List price: $16.95
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A thoroughly updated edition of the classic guide considered the authoritative resource for winter camping. Winter camping has its own special allure: the splendid quiet of a winter forest, the hush of falling snow, the thrill of gliding over ice and snow on skis. From building a snow shelter to traveling comfortably in sub-zero temperatures,The Winter Camping Handbookcovers everything you'll need to know in order to enjoy wilderness travel and adventure in the cold weather months. Extremely user-friendly, the book's step-by-step approach covers everything from choosing a location to explore, selecting teammates, planning the trip, winterizing a travel vehicle, gear selection, travel…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

STEPHEN GORMAN is a writer, photographer, and wilderness traveler based in Vermont. He holds a master's degree in Environmental Studies from Yale University and is the author of four best-selling books including Northeastern Wilds and The American Wilderness.

Preface
Introduction
Wintering
Planning
Groups and Leadership
Before You Go
Gear for Camping
Gear for Wearing
Gear for Travel
Food and Nutrition
On Trail
Backcountry Skiing and Riding
Rock and Ice
In Camp
Camping with Kids
Cold Injuries
Afterword
Other Places to Learn
First Aid Kit
The Hut-to-Hut Alternative
Index