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Lost and stranded : expert advice on how to survive being alone in the wilderness / Timothy Sprinkle.

Sprinkle, Timothy, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

For anyone who spends time in the backcountry, understanding not only what sorts of dangers you can run into out there but also exactly what those risks can do to you is part of being a smart, well informed outdoor traveler. In Lost and Stranded, author Timothy Sprinkle breaks down the perils that can befall hikers, hunters, and other outdoor enthusiasts. There are animal encounters, weather events (lightning strikes), parasites (giardia), biting insects (bees/wasps), winter hazards (avalanches), natural disasters (forest fires), hypothermia, dehydration, disorientation, and much, much more to worry about. -- Goodreads.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 613.69 .S769l 2017 (Text) 37814003256196 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/10/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 613.69 SPR (Text) 33892006289632 NON-FICTION Book None 01/30/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781510727700
  • ISBN: 1510727701
  • Physical Description: xvii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-271) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The risk is real -- Predators/large animals -- Small animals/insects -- Weather -- Injury/illness -- Hazardous terrain.
Summary, etc.:
For anyone who spends time in the backcountry, understanding not only what sorts of dangers you can run into out there but also exactly what those risks can do to you is part of being a smart, well informed outdoor traveler. In Lost and Stranded, author Timothy Sprinkle breaks down the perils that can befall hikers, hunters, and other outdoor enthusiasts. There are animal encounters, weather events (lightning strikes), parasites (giardia), biting insects (bees/wasps), winter hazards (avalanches), natural disasters (forest fires), hypothermia, dehydration, disorientation, and much, much more to worry about. -- Goodreads.
Subject: Wilderness survival.
Outdoor life.

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