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A Hiker's Guide to Scrambling Safely
A Hiker's Guide to Scrambling Safely
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Unroped scrambling over so-called easy terrain is one of the most potentially dangerous recreational activities. Every year, scramblers are injured or killed in preventable accidents. A Hiker's Guide to Scrambling Safely educates new scramblers in the inherent risks, required climbing skills and mountain knowledge required for safety in the mountains.
SAS Survival Guide
SAS Survival Guide
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The ultimate guide to survival, this edition now includes the most essential urban survival tips for today, supplementing the fully updated original, bestselling handbook.

The original and best survival guide for any situation in every climate is back. Now with added techniques for handling Urban dangers, the SAS Survival Handbook is the complete companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared in any city, land or sea.
Basic Illustrated Map and Compass
Basic Illustrated Map and Compass
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Richly illustrated and information packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, Basic Illustrated books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you are planning a trip or thumbing for facts in fields, the Basic Illustrated series shows you what you need to know.
ABCs of Avalanche Safety
ABC's of Avalanche Safety
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It's still the handy pocket guide offered at a bargain price. And it is still loaded with the vital information you need to survive in the mountains: how to determine potential avalanche hazard, traveling safely in avalanche terrain, what to do if you're caught in an avalanche, and search and rescue techniques. A respected authority since 1961, this enduring classic has been updated with the very latest research in the field, including avalanche transceiver technology.
Wilderness Survival Guide
Wilderness Survival
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Learn how to avoid common wilderness mishaps and handle them confidently if an emergency arises. In Wilderness Survival, author Suzanne Swedo describes all the skills you need to survive short-term wilderness emergencies, whether you become stranded by bad weather, are forced to abandon your pack, or fall ill. Packed with essential advice, this easy-to-use guide includes new research on backcountry water quality and the uses and limitations of cell phones and global positioning systems
The Backpackers Field Manual
The Backpackers Field Manual
Our Price: $18.95

When it was first published in 1998, The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books. Now exhaustively updated to offer a more complete view of backpacking today, it covers the latest developments in gear such as Global Positioning Systems and ultralight hiking equipment first aid, and Leave No Trace comping, and includes a chapter devoted to outdoor leadership resources and basics. Beginners and experienced hikers alike will find this book indispensable for trip planning strategies and also as a quick reference on the trail.
Wilderness Navigation
Wilderness Navigation
Our Price: $23.95

The classic handbook for learning to navigate in the backcountry. Find your way using map, compass, altimeter and GPS. Includes extensive illustrated example of orientation and navigation and an appendix with 30 practice exercises.
The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide
The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide
Our Price: $25.95

Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his hard-earned knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Described by National Geographic as one of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet, and named Adventurer of the Year by Outside and Person of the Year by Backpacker, Skurka recounts what he's learned from more than 30,000 miles of long-distance adventures, most recently a 4,700-mile 6-month loop around Alaska and Canada's Yukon.
Living with Weather - BC Coast
Our Price: $29.95

This book has four main parts. The first chapter, "weather imagination," attempts to provide a way of "seeing" weather that goes beyond simple facts so that an inner picture, or imagination, of the process can be created. The second chapter, "weather systems," provides information on how weather systems develop and move across the offshore waters, and how that conditions associated with them change when the coast is encountered. The third chapter, "The Four Winds," looks at the general weather patterns across the coast with the aid of satellite pictures and weather maps. The fourth chapter, "Regional weather guides" gives detailed information about the winds, waves, and weather for all parts of the coast, in all seasons of the year. Reference materials are found in the index.