By: Dave Anderson
Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Hazards brings you essential mind gear from two of the most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Discover how to be safe in the outdoors when hiking and backpacking and how to plan for-and avoid-outdoor hazards. This volume covers all the essentials, including, poor planning, stinging insects, poisonous plants, large mammals, steep terrain, lightning storms, avalanches, river crossings, hypothermia, ans psychological hazards.
Perfect for pack or pocket, this book breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos complement concise, clear text, introducing you to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors.