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Outdoor Safety & Survival
By (author): Mike Nash

ISBN:

9781927330012

Product Form:

Paperback

Form detail:

Trade
Paperback , Trade
English

Audience:

General/trade
Apr 10, 2012
$29.95 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

9in x 6 x 0.56 in | 540 gr

Page Count:

280 pages
RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills
  • Short Description

Prince George-based outdoors expert, Mike Nash, shares what he has learned about outdoor safety and survival during more than thirty years of year-round treks into the rugged backcountry of western Canada. This dynamic and up-to-date handbook discusses ways to prepare for and deal with any number of critical situations that may arise in remote and mountainous terrain and is packed with information on:

  • general safety principles
  • what to take with you
  • finding your way
  • coping with year-round weather conditions
  • unexpected overnight trips
  • wildlife encounters
  • communication strategies

Interspersed with “reality checks,” the book aims to keep outdoor enthusiasts safe when travelling in the outdoors, all the while ensuring an appreciation of the many splendours that outdoor adventuring has to offer.

Prince George-based outdoors expert, Mike Nash, shares what he has learned about outdoor safety and survival during more than thirty years of year-round treks into the rugged backcountry of western Canada. This dynamic and up-to-date handbook discusses ways to prepare for and deal with any number of critical situations that may arise in remote and mountainous terrain and is packed with information on:

  • general safety principles
  • what to take with you
  • finding your way
  • coping with year-round weather conditions
  • unexpected overnight trips
  • wildlife encounters
  • communication strategies

Interspersed with “reality checks,” the book aims to keep outdoor enthusiasts safe when travelling in the outdoors, all the while ensuring an appreciation of the many splendours that outdoor adventuring has to offer.

Mike Nash has 34 years of experience with outdoor and backcountry recreation in Prince George and northern British Columbia, and has been writing about the area in newsletters, magazines and a community newspapers for over a decade. Mike is the author of Exploring Prince George: A Guide to North Central B.C. Outdoors (RMB, 2007).

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