The Ultimate Hiker S Gear Guide Second Edition

Author: Andrew Skurka
Editor: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 142621796X
Size: 20,14 MB
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Whether you're a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior, or a seasoned long-distance trekker, this guide is a must for any backpacking, hiking, or camping trip. Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka—accomplished adventure athlete, speaker, guide, and writer—shares his knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Skurka recounts what he's learned from more than 30,000 miles of long-distance hikes, including the Appalachian, Pacific Crest, and Continental Divide Trails, and the 4,700-mile Alaska-Yukon Expedition. A show-and-tell guide to clothing, footwear, backpacks, shelter and sleep systems, camp stoves, and more, as well as tips on foot care, campsite selection, and hiking efficiency, this single book contains all the knowledge you'll need to hit the trail. This second edition features 16 new pages (including food on the trail and other essentials), and updates all gear recommendations.

The Ultimate Hiker S Gear Guide

Author: Andrew Skurka
Editor: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426209207
Size: 17,93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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An experienced long-distance backpacker shares advice on proper hiking equipment, covering clothing, footwear, shelters, and cooking systems, and outlines sample gear kits for different types of terrain.

Funsar Spanish Fundamentos De B Squeda Y Rescate Segunda Edici N

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Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 128421205X
Size: 14,85 MB
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FUNCIONES DINÁMICAS • Sugerencias de búsqueda y rescate • Los consejos de seguridad alertan al personal de SAR sobre los riesgos esperados y los potenciales imprevistos • Los recursos listados proporcionan sugerencias para profundizar en el estudio de los temas de cada capítulo • Las fotografías e ilustraciones a todo color apoyan y ayudan a aclarar el texto ONTENIDO INTEGRALFUN CONTENIDO INTEGRAL • Lineamientos para asegurar que el personal de búsqueda y rescate (SAR) esté preparado física y mentalmente para la búsqueda y rescate • Consideraciones legales y éticas importantes para la búsqueda y rescate • Una extensa variedad de equipo de SAR, ropa y tecnología y cuando debe usarse cada uno • Métodos de supervivencia e improvisación en diversos ambientes • Métodos de seguimiento y herramientas de navegación Fundamentos de Búsqueda y Rescate (FUNSAR), Segunda edición constituye un recurso integral para el personal nuevo y experimentado de búsqueda y rescate (SAR, por sus siglas en inglés). Proporcionando una visión general de los aspectos y procedimientos de búsqueda y rescate, FUNSAR enseña las técnicas esenciales empleadas de manera satisfactoria por casi todo el personal de búsqueda y rescate. FUNSAR ofrece un enfoque profundo y práctico para la búsqueda y rescate y es recomendado para todos los respondientes de emergencia. La Segunda edición ha sido actualizada en su totalidad para satisfacer las necesidades actuales del personal de búsqueda y rescate, destacando el equipo y la tecnología más recientes y enfocándose en las técnicas de búsqueda y rescate probadas y eficaces. Cubre todas las áreas de búsqueda y rescate, desde elegir la mejor ropa y calzado considerando el medio ambiente, hasta empacar ligero e improvisar, el seguimiento y la localización de sujetos. Ideal para profesionales remunerados y para voluntarios, este recurso esencial combina las características dinámicas con el contenido más reciente y completo.

Camping New York

Author: Ben Keene
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493002139
Size: 10,64 MB
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This guide to more than 100 public campgrounds in the state of New York is perfect for tent and RV campers alike. Within each campground listing is vital information on location, road conditions, fees, reservations, available facilities, and recreational activities. The listings are organized by geographic area, and thorough site maps will simplify the search for the perfect campground. New York offers a surprising array of quiet, out-of-the-way parks replete with lakes, rivers, rugged hills, and even rocky cliffs. Camping New York provides useful tips on camping etiquette and enjoying—or avoiding—the state’s diverse and abundant wildlife. * Campground locations * Facilities and hookups * Fees and reservations * GPS coordinates for each campground * Recreational activities * What equipment and clothing to bring

The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Jane Ross
Editor: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
ISBN: 1771600918
Size: 14,34 MB
Format: PDF
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Another of RMB’s best-selling hiking books, The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide has been completely revised, updated and redesigned for outdoors enthusiasts interested in experiencing a wide variety of easily accessible trails through stunning landscapes in west-central Alberta between the rolling foothills of the Nordegg area and the towering peaks of Banff National Park. All of these exceptional hikes start right from the highway. You’ll find everything from leisurely two-hour walks to tougher three-day backpacking journeys. Throughout regions as diverse as the old coal-mining town of Nordegg, the Bighorn Range, the Cline River area, the Kootenay Plains and the Upper North Saskatchewan Valley, hikers of all abilities will experience some of the most inspiring scenery, glorious flora and fascinating history that Western Canada has to offer.

Kauai Adventure Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Heather McDaniel
Editor: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 1556502052
Size: 11,63 MB
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Here is the 2nd Edition of this guide, totally and thoroughly updated with the latest information on hotels, restaurants, shopping, tour guides and all activities. Hundreds of color photos throughout the guide. The author lives in Kauai, one of the most beautiful places on earth, from Waimea Canyon (Mark Twain called it The Grand Canyon of the Pacific ) to the majestic Na Pali cliffs. This is the most thorough guide to the island available, with candid hotel reviews based on detailed personal inspections. You'll find lavish beachfront resorts, intimate rain-forest B&Bs, family-friendly condos, and much, much more. Our dining reviews range from Asian-fusion cuisine to hearty, affordable plate lunches. Where to find secluded beaches; secret spots for snorkeling; the best outfitters for everything from diving to deep-sea fishing; the top galleries and shops. Family-friendly accommodations and activities; tips on how to get married in the islands; recommendations for the best honeymoon resorts; and advice on finding the best airfares and package deals. Shopping, sightseeing, the beaches, parks, trails, waterfalls all the details are here. The best places for fishing, hiking, golf, tennis, scuba, ocean kayaking, along with camping, horseback riding, biking, whalewatching. The best hikes, bike trips and watersports are described, with information on the tour operators.

100 Hikes Of A Lifetime

Author: Kate Siber
Editor: National Geographic
ISBN: 1426220952
Size: 16,75 MB
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This ultimate hiker's bucket list, from the celebrated Appalachian Trail to Micronesia's off-the-beaten-path Six Waterfalls Hike, treks through 100 energizing experiences for all levels. Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from expert hikers like Andrew Skurka, need-to-know travel information, and practical wildlife-spotting tips, this inspirational guide offers the planet's best experiences for hikers and sightseers. From short day hikes--California's Sierra High Route, Lake Agnes Teahouse in Alberta, Norway's Mt. Skala--to multiday excursions like Mt. Meru in Tanzania and multi-week treks (Egypt's Sinai Trail, Bhutan's Snowman Trek, and the Bibbulum Track in Australia), you'll find a hike that matches your interests and skill level. Crossing all continents and climates (from the jungles of Costa Rica to the ice fields in Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Parks), as well as experiences (a wine route through Switzerland or moose spotting on the Teton Crest Trail in Wyoming,) there is a trail for everyone in these pages. So pack your gear and lace your boots: this comprehensive and innovative guide will lead you to experience the best hikes of your life!

The Pacific Crest Trail A Hiker S Companion Second Edition

Author: Karen Berger
Editor: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581572123
Size: 20,11 MB
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A guide to the Pacific Crest Trail describes the route in detail, as well as the plants and animals hikers will see along the way, tells stories about local history, and suggests other ways to enrich this hiking experience.

Best Hikes With Dogs Western Washington 2nd Edition

Author: Dan Nelson
Editor: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594854064
Size: 19,49 MB
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CLICK HERE to download the backpacking trip to "Cathedral Rock" and the hike to "Scatter Lake" from Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Edition * Guidebook of more than 80 hikes chosen specifically for dog owners and their four-legged trail companions * In a national-park heavy region, Best Hikes with Dogs Western Washington, 2nd Ed. shows you where the dog-legal trails are A great reference for everyone who enjoys hiking with their dog, Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed., adds twenty-five new hikes to the sixty in the first edition. Each trail is carefully selected for its scenic value, its lack of crowds, and its safety for dogs. Hikes range from easy 3-mile strolls to routes that require dogged determination, such as the 33-mile trek to Remmel Lake. These dynamic trails will leave your dog begging for more. Just don't forget to bring water! Best Hikes with Dogs: Western Washington, Second Ed. includes the Ten Canine Essentials and gives pointers for sharing the trail with others. Popular guidebook author Dan Nelson covers everything from first aid for dogs and guidelines for the leave-no-trace ethic to detailed directions and an at-a-glance comparison chart of the difficulty level, best season to go, and scenic highlights of every hike.

The Explorer S Guide To Death Valley National Park Second Edition

Author: T. Scott Bryan
Editor: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 9781607320357
Size: 16,82 MB
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Originally published in 1995, soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third park in the U.S. park system, The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley National Park was the first complete guidebook available for this spectacular area.Now in its second edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park. Much more than just a guidebook, it covers the park’s cultural history, botany and zoology, hiking and biking opportunities, and more. Information is provided for all of Death Valley’s visitors, from first-time travelers just learning about the area to those who are returning for in-depth explorations.Rewritten, reorganized, and revised, the book includes updated point-to-point logs for every road within and around the park, as well as new maps more accurate than those in any other publication. With extensive input from National Park Service resource management, law enforcement, and interpretive personnel, as well as a thorough bibliography for suggested reading, The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley National Park, Second Edition is the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive guide available for this national treasure.