Backpacker

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

Practicing Good Judgment Adventurer S Guide To Making Critical Decisions

Author: Wayne Horodowich
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1684703824
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"It seemed like a good idea at the time" is one of my favorite sayings because I have used it more than I would like to admit. Said in another way, "Good judgment is learned through experience and experience is gained from bad judgment." You can re-invent the wheel or choose to learn from others who have made good and bad choices. Practicing good judgment is a skill that can be developed if you have the right tools. Included in this book: - Defining good & poor judgment; - Identifying your decision-making criteria; - Detailing the decision-making process (DMP); - Reviewing the reactive and proactive DMP; - Practicing your DMP through scenarios; - What to know before your next adventure; - Examining Adventure-Risk-Being Safe; - Considerations for leaders, participants & groups.

The Adventurer S Guide To Living A Happy Life

Author: Matt Mosteller
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480439746
File Size: 70,48 MB
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The Adventurer’s Guide to Living a Happy Life is a no-nonsense, straightforward collection of tips that will guide you forward on your journey to a happy life. Leave it to Powder Matt, coach, executive, family man, lover of life, and outdoor adventurer to provide simple tips that you can easily use to enhance your own life. Distilled from his own vast knowledge and experience, from heart-pounding adventures to walking in his local park to preparing and training for one of the world’s toughest adventure races, or his harrowing, life-changing experience of surviving a grizzly attack, he boils down what has worked for him into this easy-to-read guide consisting of sixty-three simple tips to add happiness to your life each and every day. This book will help you to: Stick to adding happiness to your life each and every day Take stock daily and become aware of your actions Focus on positive action that creates a ripple effect Stay motivated, focused, and refreshed Celebrate the small successes daily Believe that you will feel happier every day!

Backpacker

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

The Outdoor Adventurer S Guide To Forest Bathing

Author: M. D. Bartlett Hackenmiller
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493042033
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The first and only guide to shinrin-yoku for the outdoor adventurer! With techniques tailored for hiking, mountain biking, paddling, climbing, trail-running, and cross-country skiing, this is the definitive guide to applying the healthy and rejuvenating practice of forest bathing to your favorite activities. Forest bathing techniques have been largely limited to use while walking and hiking, but now The Outdoor Adventurer’s Guide to Forest Bathing will guide mountain bikers, paddlers, trail-runners, cross-country skiers, and climbers as they reap the benefits of forest bathing while enjoying their favorite activities. With invitations tailored for each specific sport and stunning color photography throughout, this book will enhance the outdoor enthusiast’s love of the outdoors while improving their overall wellbeing. Inside you'll find: Sport-specific invitations to enhance the benefits and enjoyment of each activity Information on trail stewardship, Leave No Trace principles, and best practices while out on the trail, waterway, rock, or route Athlete testimonials from each sport’s most successful stars, highlighting their own experiences using mindfulness in the outdoors Sidebars discussing foraging techniques, mental and physical health benefits, neurodiversity, and many more topics The Outdoor Adventurer's Guide to Forest Bathing is the only book you'll need to get up, get out, and feel better!

Enjoying Big Bend National Park

Author: Gary Clark
Editor: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781603441018
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This book will help turn every trip to Big Bend National Park into a memorable adventure. Veteran naturalist Gary Clark and photographer Kathy Adams Clark help you choose the best hike or drive in Big Bend National Park, based on the season in which you visit; the number of days you have in the park; and your activity, age, and fitness levels. The Clarks provide valuable practical information, along with a descriptive list of items essential for being outdoors in desert and mountain environments and an overview of park rules. They describe more than thirty activities available in the park: two-hour or half- and full-day adventures; adventures for the physically fit or physically challenged; and adventures with children, for nature lovers, or in vehicles. The Clarks also point out scenic highlights and animals and plants that might be seen along the way.

The Eddie Bauer Guide To Backpacking

Author: Archie Satterfield
Editor: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
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The Honest Backpacker

Author: James Klopovic
Editor: Affinitas LLC
ISBN: 9780998237206
File Size: 19,53 MB
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THE BABY BOOMER'S HANDBOOK FOR HITTING THE TRAIL The soul-stirring majesty of watching the sunrise from the top of a mountain. The simple pleasure of getting drinking water from a cool, crystal-clear woodland stream. The warm camaraderie that you only find on the trail. Backpacking is a magical pursuit. It's not only an excellent way to achieve lifelong fitness and health, but it can also be a profoundly moving and unforgettable experience. It sparks something primal inside us and allows us to connect with nature on a deeply personal level. But preparing for a trip into the great outdoors can seem like a daunting task for the first-time adventurer, especially those of us approaching and rebelling against our "golden" years. Fortunately, you don't have to go it alone. In The Honest Backpacker: A Practical Guide for the Rookie Adventurer over 50 seasoned backpackers Jim and Nicole Klopovic share a step-by-step plan for preparing for your first backpacking trip tailored to the novice, mature adventurer. They provide essential advice and trail-proven tips on a wide variety of topics, including: * Getting your body, mind, and spirit in shape for your trip * Planning your hike (what, where, when) * What gear you'll need and how to select it * Creating healthy menus and purchasing food for the trail * What to pack and how to pack it * Trail safety and etiquette * And much, much more You'll learn everything you need to know to have a safe, enjoyable, and memorable backpacking experience . . . and want to do it again. Plus, to inspire and motivate you, Jim shares stories of the spectacular sights and fascinating people he met while trekking across northern England on the England Coast-to-Coast Walk. Much more than just another "how-to" guide, The Honest Backpacker is your invitation to venture out into the wilderness, immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of nature, and "wash your spirit clean."

Hiking Alabama

Author: Joe Cuhaj
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493016164
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The premier guide to 51 of the greatest hikes in Alabama. This one-of-a-kind guide to the "State of Surprises" takes hikers to the summits of the last of the Appalachian Mountain chain, the deep and wild canyons and rivers of Central Alabama, and the pristine white beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Inside readers will find detailed maps, accurate route profiles showing the ups and downs of each hike, tips on equipment, trip planning, and hiking with dogs and children, accurate directions, difficulty ratings, trail contacts, and more.

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

Backpacker S Start Up

Author: Doug Werner
Editor: Tracks Publishing
ISBN: 1884654819
File Size: 71,73 MB
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Aimed specifically at the novice outdoor adventurer, this comprehensive guide explains the essential gear, preparations, precautions, and techniques required for day hiking and short backpacking trips. Through informative, entertaining, and encouraging personal anecdotes, the guide emphasizes the physical, aesthetic, and spiritual benefits of spending time in nature. Essential first aid and map-reading information is also included.

Hiking Georgia 3rd

Author: Donald Pfitzer
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762797444
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Hiking Georgia features more than one hundred trails from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Piedmont and Coastal Plain. It also includes easy one-hour strolls along quiet nature trails, a trek along 80 miles of the Appalachian Trail, and medium-distance trails that suit many hikers.

Hiking Montana

Author: Bill Schneider
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493011170
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Hiking Montana offers 100 of the best hikes in Big Sky Country, from pleasant family outings to backcountry adventures. This is the classic guide to Montana hiking, now completely field-checked and updated.

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Hiking The Adirondacks

Author: Lisa Densmore Ballard
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762763043
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State Hiking Series Each guide includes: - Hikes suited to every ability - Accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails - Up-to-date trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues - Detailed trail maps and GPS coordinates - Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons for each hike - Trail Finder for best hikes with dogs, children, great views, or wildlife viewing - Information on fees and permits, contacts, events and attractions, restaurants and accommodations, canine compatibility, and more - Zero-impact and wilderness safety tips and techniques *** This book features forty-two of the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the mountain wilderness of northeastern New York State. From 360-degree mountaintop views to dramatic waterfalls and pristine ponds, it takes readers to the most scenic locations, some well-known and others off the beaten path.

Best Outdoor Adventures Chattanooga

Author: Johnny Molloy
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493041452
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Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike, paddle, or bike ride? Best Outdoor Adventures Chattanooga details forty of the best hikes, paddles, and bike routes within an hour’s drive of the Scenic City (along with extra information on climbing and camping adventures), perfect for the urban dweller and suburbanite who may be hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities close to home.

Adventures In Good Company

Author: Thalia Zepatos
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Lists companies that arrange outdoor vacation trips for women that feature bicycling, canoeing, fishing, rock climbing, sailing, skiing, scuba diving, surfing, or hiking

Hiking Georgia

Author: Donald Pfitzer
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149301109X
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The 4th edition of Hiking Georgia takes up where the last edition left off: poised to start hikers on some of the finest trekking adventures the Peach State has to offer. Whether the trails are in the high mountains of north Georgia, on coastal barrier islands or in fertile Piedmont river valleys, the flora, fauna and scenery can be spectacular. The information in all 72 chapters is updated, incorporating a total of 15 new trails. The hike descriptions offer directions, as well as GPS-tracked color trail maps and elevation charts to make the journey easier and more enjoyable. To whet your appetite for the adventures, all new color images offer glimpses of what lies around many of the bends in the paths.

Unbelievably Good Deals And Great Adventures

Author: Joan Rattner Heilman
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ISBN: 9780809240647
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Now in a newly revised and updated third edition, this popular guide to fabulous money-saving opportunities for readers over 50 includes hundreds of travel bargains, discount shopping sources, tuition specials, transportation savings, recreation offers, over-50 organizations, and much more. 21 line drawings.