Outward Bound Backcountry Cooking is a handy resource on the fundamentals of great trail food, including information about food preparation and storage, cooking tips for different weather, keeping food fresh, and planning and packing meals plus recipes for great outdoor meals. In partnership with outdoor leader Outward Bound, this book combines expert instruction with practical tips to ensure a fun and a satisfying meal for your next outdoor adventure. About Outward Bound: Outward Bound is the premier provider of experience-based outdoor leadership programs for teens, adults and professionals. Outward Bound is a non-profit educational organization and expedition school that serves people of all ages and backgrounds through active learning expeditions that inspire character development, self-discovery and service both in and out of the classroom. Outward Bound excels in curricula developed for struggling teens, groups with specific health, social or educational needs and business and professional organizations.
Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding,Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd Edition now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering the GPS. It also helps you steer clear of the most common route finding errors and passes on an array of tips drawn from Glenn Randall's rich store of experience in the wild. Whether you're looking for a beginner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness,Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbookwill prove invaluable.
Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding, Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, using an altimeter to pinpoint your position, and mastering GPS. It also helps you steer clear of the most common route-finding errors and passes on an array of tips drawn from author Glenn Randall’s rich store of experience in the wild. Whether you are looking for a beginner course on outdoor navigation or want to sharpen your skills before heading back into the wilderness, the third edition of Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook will prove invaluable.
Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming, Third Edition, details the art and science of adventure leadership. This thorough update of the groundbreaking text covers the latest research, issues, and trends in adventure education and provides a new model for building core competencies.
Get the Most from Your Hiking, Backpacking, and Camping Adventures
Author: San Diego Chapter Of The Sierra Club
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Category: Sports & Recreation
CLICK HERE to download the chapter on "Animal Encounters" from Wilderness Basics * The standard text for the San Diego Sierra Club chapter’s Wilderness Basics Course * Extensive updating throughout, including many new photos More than 100,000 copies of Wilderness Basics have been sold over the years, and this new edition will continue as a training staple for those wanting to build their outdoor skills. It is the text used in the San Diego Sierra Club chapter’s signature Wilderness Basics Course (WBC) and is written by chapter members. Updates to this new edition include: * Outdoor Ethics — latest Leave No Trace practices * Conditioning — completely rewritten, with targeted advice for certain health conditions * Outfitting — updates on planning your pack weight, water treatment methods, expanded tent and sleeping system info * Foods and Cooking — new information on how to not dirty a pot, in-the-bag cooking, and Dutch oven cooking * Navigation — completely updated, including information on adjusted declination compasses * Backcountry First Aid — the latest wilderness first aid info, first aid kit materials, and information on the Hantavirus and West Nile Virus * Winter Adventures — added information on predicting changes in backcountry weather There’s more too in this exhaustively updated instructional for outdoor beginners and advanced backpackers, alike. You’ll also appreciate the refreshed appendix of recommended websites for gear and travel info.
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This book is for those in search of fun! Cowboy up ... at an authentic dude ranch; Horse pack with your spouse in Montana's rugged Bitterroot Wilderness; Bicycle through the beautiful vineyards of Napa Valley, Italy, or France; Drive a covered wagon pulled by a team of horses through the Teton wilderness of Wyoming; Plunge down the majestic Grand Canyon's Lava Falls ... the world's biggest whitewater; Feel the exhilaration, kayaking among Orcas on Alaska's Inside Passage or paddling the myriad of islands in the crystal clear waters of the Belize. Features 700 recreation providers.