NOLS EXPEDITION PLANNING

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Nols Expedition Planning

Author : Dave Anderson
ISBN : 0811744310
Genre : Travel
File Size : 81.71 MB
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• The guide for planning a successful trip, short or long • Research access to public land, domestic and international • Create a budget and find additional funding • Choose essential gear, with checklists for personal and group gear • Plan food and fuel requirements • How to prepare mentally and physically • Health issues, including insurance, illnesses, and injuries • Transportation and lodging • How to deal with risks in the wilderness • Leave No Trace principles for sustainable travel
Category: Travel

Nols Canoeing

Author : Alexander Martin
ISBN : 9780811711722
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 65.9 MB
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Planning and outfitting, including what you'll need on the water and in camp for long or short trips Using lines, basic strokes, basic maneuvers, and drills, rigging, loading and unloading, carrying and moving Covers techniques for whitewater and open water travel, navigation, and canoeing in ice Full-color photos and trustworthy text from the experts in outdoor education
Category: Sports & Recreation

Nols Wilderness Medicine

Author : Tod Schimelpfenig
ISBN : 9780811749886
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 30.98 MB
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One of the finest first aid books I've seen. --Mel Otten, M.D., Wilderness Medical Society • New chapters on judgment and decision-making and mental health • First-aid topics--patient assessment, shock, soft tissue injury, burns, fractures and dislocations, and chest, head, and abdominal injury • How to handle environmental problems--heat, cold, water, altitude, and poisonous plants and animals
Category: Sports & Recreation

Nols Cookery

Author : Claudia Pearson
ISBN : 0811731081
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 26.45 MB
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New edition of the best-selling guide to outdoor cooking. Important new information on backcountry nutrition. New and revised recipes.
Category: Cooking

Nols Winter Camping

Author : Buck Tilton
ISBN : 0811731839
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 86.66 MB
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The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to camping in extreme cold Comprehensive coverage of winter clothing and gear Proven techniques for traveling efficiently and safely across snow and ice and complete directions for building igloos and many other snow shelters From the National Outdoor Leadership School, the leader in wilderness education, comes the definitive guide on winter camping--based on the official NOLS curriculum, it's the next best thing to taking a course with a qualified instructor. You'll learn how to layer clothing to stay warm and dry, how to maneuver a pack sled through heavy snow cover, and how to sleep comfortably in conditions of extreme cold. Additionally, sections on avalanche safety and first aid provide essential preparation should disaster strike. Illustrated throughout with detailed line drawings.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Nols Wilderness Wisdom

Author : John Gookin
ISBN : 9780811748827
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 47.56 MB
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More than 1,000 quotes from close to 600 sources in categories ranging from leadership to diversity and inclusion to environmental ethics to expedition planning.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Climbing

Author : Clyde Soles
ISBN : 0898867703
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 68.44 MB
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Howing how to plan, organize, and lead adventure expeditions, this guide is anew entry in the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert Series. 60 photos.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Nols Wilderness Navigation

Author : Darran Wells
ISBN : 0811732126
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 61.27 MB
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The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to finding your way in the wilderness Covers all navigational techniques, from map and compass to GPS and gives instructions on taking bearings and planning routes on USGS maps Up-to-date information on tools, equipment, and software For wilderness travelers, good navigation ability can mean the difference between a successful day hike and an unplanned overnight stay. Based on the curriculum of the National Outdoor Leadership School, NOLS Wilderness Navigation gives you the skills you need to confidently find your way on and off the trail. Included here are methods for orienting yourself by the sun and the stars alone, easy-to-follow explanations of map and compass techniques, and advice on using an altimeter. There's also a comprehensive section on using GPS technology-without becoming dependent on it. Exercises at the end of each chapter help readers gradually develop their skills and build their confidence.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Wilderness Wisdom

Author : John Gookin
ISBN : 0811726460
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37.61 MB
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Compiled by National Outdoor Leadership School instructors and based on NOLS curriculum More than 900 quotes from over 500 sources in categories ranging from leadership to environmental ethics to expedition planning Designed for outdoor use The culmination of several decades of work on the part of instructors at the National Outdoor Leadership School, Wilderness Wisdom combines quotations from environmentalists, nature writers, athletes, and public figures as diverse as Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein. Perfect for moments of quiet contemplation in the wilderness, it also serves as a handy guide to various aspects of everyday life. This small, lightweight book will be of particular interest to hikers, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts looking for inspiration as they meet the challenges of the wilderness.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Wyoming Wild Life

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ISBN : UIUC:30112086020622
Genre : Game and game-birds
File Size : 81.76 MB
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Category: Game and game-birds