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Ultralight Survival Kit (2014)

Call Number 796.51/LICHTER,J

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Adult Nonfiction796.51/LICHTER,JAvailable
Published: Guilford, Connecticut : FalconGuides, 2014
Series: Falcon guide.
Description:  v, 106 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780762790203, 0762790202, 9780762790203, 0762790202 :,
Language:  English

Includes index

The first book of backpacking tips that is itself ultralight! It focuses on all of the skills and techniques that hikers and backpackers would want at their fingertips while in the outdoors

On the trail. Plan, pack, and get organized ; Keep your pack light without sacrificing essentials ; Deal with the elements without a lot of equipment ; Adventuring with your dog ; Need-to-know knots ; How to identify animal tracks and other signs of wildlife ; Predicting the weather -- When things take a turn for the worst. What to do when a thunderstorm approaches ; How to escape a lion or any animal (more likely you'll be dealing with rodents and other miscellaneous troublemakers) ; How to identify poisonous plants and treat reactions ; Out of food ; First aid with minimal supplies ; How to repair or replace gear with limited materials ; Finding water ; Cliffed out ; Fording dangerous rivers ; Hiking on steep snowfields ; Other situation and skill how-tos ; How to build a fire ; Lost in the wilderness ; Winter survival ; Ultralight survival skills ; Time to spare -- Quick gear checklist

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