Backpacker Outdoor Hazards: Avoiding Trouble in the Backcountry (Falcon Guides Backpacker) (Paperback)

Backpacker Outdoor Hazards: Avoiding Trouble in the Backcountry (Falcon Guides Backpacker) By Dave Anderson Cover Image

Backpacker Outdoor Hazards: Avoiding Trouble in the Backcountry (Falcon Guides Backpacker) (Paperback)

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To avoid outdoor hazards when hiking and backpacking, readers will want Backpacker magazine's Outdoor Hazards. This durable, packable, full-color package, written by longtime wilderness guide Dave Anderson, covers hazards such as poor planning, stinging insects, poisonous plants, large mammals, steep terrain, lightning storms, avalanches, river crossings, hypothermia, and psychological hazards.
Dave Anderson has been an outdoor guide for twenty-five years, leading everything from natural history treks to backpacking, rock-climbing, and whitewater rafting expeditions. He is also a senior instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School. A longtime photographer and writer, he has published his work in National Geographic, the New York Times, and Sports Illustrated, as well as several books for Globe Pequot Press/FalconGuides.
Product Details ISBN: 9780762772964
ISBN-10: 0762772964
Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing
Publication Date: February 21st, 2012
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Falcon Guides Backpacker