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The smart guide to hiking and backpacking, by Brian Nordstrom

Label
The smart guide to hiking and backpacking
Title
The smart guide to hiking and backpacking
Statement of responsibility
by Brian Nordstrom
Title variation
Hiking and backpacking
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If you would like to begin hiking and/or camping, but do not feel confident about your abilities, then this book is definitely for you. The author draws on his own six decades of camping and hiking. His parents took him camping for the first time in the high country of Yosemite National Park when he was only a year old, and he continued the outdoor tradition with his own family
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Nordstrom, Brian
Dewey number
796.51
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Smart guide series
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  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
Label
The smart guide to hiking and backpacking, by Brian Nordstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- Why hike? -- Part 1: preparing for the trail. Buying gear ; Buying food for the trail ; Packing for the trail -- Part 2: on the trail. Trail etiquette ; Low-impact hiking ; Finding your way ; Health and safety ; First aid in the wilderness ; Weather -- Part 3: major regions of North America. Mountains and tundra ; Plains and prairies ; The deserts of North America ; Public lands, national parks, and forests ; National trails -- Part 4: destinations. Pacific Northwest ; Pacific Southwest ; Interior Southwest ; Northern Rockies ; Southern Rockies ; Central states ; The midwest ; New England ; Mid-Atlantic states ; The Southeastern states ; Canada -- Part 5: connections. The bigger world of hiking
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 325 p.
Isbn
9781937636289
System control number
  • ocn761851369
  • (OCoLC)761851369
Label
The smart guide to hiking and backpacking, by Brian Nordstrom
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- Why hike? -- Part 1: preparing for the trail. Buying gear ; Buying food for the trail ; Packing for the trail -- Part 2: on the trail. Trail etiquette ; Low-impact hiking ; Finding your way ; Health and safety ; First aid in the wilderness ; Weather -- Part 3: major regions of North America. Mountains and tundra ; Plains and prairies ; The deserts of North America ; Public lands, national parks, and forests ; National trails -- Part 4: destinations. Pacific Northwest ; Pacific Southwest ; Interior Southwest ; Northern Rockies ; Southern Rockies ; Central states ; The midwest ; New England ; Mid-Atlantic states ; The Southeastern states ; Canada -- Part 5: connections. The bigger world of hiking
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 325 p.
Isbn
9781937636289
System control number
  • ocn761851369
  • (OCoLC)761851369

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