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Winter Hiking and Camping by Michael Lanza

The outdoor world in its frozen state can take you into anew realm of pleasure where you can enjoy silence, solitude, and a landscapethat will redefine "white" in your mind.

In Winter Hiking and Camping: ManagingCold for Comfort and Safety, you can learn skills to help you enjoy wintertimesafely and comfortably.

Part one covers everything you need to know to take day trips hiking,snowshoeing, or easy ski touring. It includes choosing gear, expanded foodchoices while "hiking in a freezer", navigation challenges in ice andsnow, and avoiding cold-weather dangers.

Part two covers making camp in winter, including keeping dry and warm in a tentor snow shelter, winter cooking techniques, and what to pack in your winterfirst-aid kit.

Techniques apply to winter sports and environments that present cold weather inspring and fall and at higher elevations.

  • Paperback
  • 9" X 6"
  • 176 pages
  • ISBN: 0898869471
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