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Author Curtis, Rick.

Title The backpacker's field manual : a comprehensive guide to mastering backcountry skills / Rick Curtis.

Edition Revised and updated, first edition.
Publication Info. New York : Three Rivers Press, [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  796.51 CUR    AVAILABLE
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Description 440 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-433) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Trip planning -- Equipment -- Cooking and nutrition -- Hygiene and water purification -- Leave no trace hiking and camping -- Wilderness travel -- Weather and nature -- Safety and emergency procedures -- First aid and emergency care -- Outdoor leadership.
Subject Backpacking -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Camping -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Low-impact camping -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 1400053099 (pbk.)
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