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Nols Wilderness Medicine

Author : Tod Schimelpfenig
ISBN : 9780811711937
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 30. 50 MB
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This guide helps train outdoor leaders to prevent, recognize, and treat common medical problems and to stabilize a severely ill or injured patient for evacuation.

Nols Wilderness Navigation

Author : Darran Wells
ISBN : 9780811744553
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 88. 99 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.

Nols Expedition Planning

Author : Dave Anderson
ISBN : 0811744310
Genre : Travel
File Size : 26. 61 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

Nols Cookery

Author : Claudia Pearson
ISBN : 9780811765992
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 57. 73 MB
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The keystone of the NOLS library, the Cookery has been a trusted and reliable resource used in the field by NOLS students and instructors for 50 years. First published by Stackpole in 1991, NOLS Cookery is in its 7th edition with 125,000 copies in print. Whether you’re a first-time backpacker or a seasoned backcountry cook, you’ll learn from the cookbook used by the experts in outdoor education. With more than 2 million meals prepared in the wilderness, NOLS speaks with authority on the art of outdoor cooking. This new edition includes important nutritional information that supports the 200 recipes plus a special section of recipes from around the world, new recipes for lightweight backpacking and recipes that can be prepared in advance of the trip.

Nols Winter Camping

Author : John Gookin
ISBN : 9780811743426
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 85. 3 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.

Nols Wilderness Wisdom

Author : John Gookin
ISBN : 9780811748827
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 42. 22 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.

Nols Lightning

Author : John Gookin, PhD
ISBN : 9780811713641
Genre : Nature
File Size : 38. 35 MB
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• Field guide for making careful decisions in the backcountry and relying on informed observation • Explains lightning science with simple language and illustrations • Based on 15 years of research

The National Outdoor Leadership School S Wilderness Guide

Author : Mark Harvey
ISBN : 9780684859095
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 22. 87 MB
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A guide for backpackers, hikers, and other wilderness buffs offers information on equipment and techniques, search and rescue methods, cooking, and safety

Nols Wilderness Mountaineering

Author : Phil Powers
ISBN : 0811728617
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 82. 10 MB
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"A superb portable handbook of mountaineering basics; a veteran instructor shares the collective wisdom of one of the top outdoor schools in the country." --Climbing "A solid, concise, and readable treatise." --Backpacker The new edition of this popular handbook has been updated to reflect advances in climbing equipment, technique, and safety. It is packed with clear, concise instruction on mountain hazards, climbing movement, equipment, safety systems, leading, descending, glacier travel, and rescue, with a separate chapter on style and ethics. Easy-to-read line drawings illustrate key points, including equipment use, roping, and mountaineering knots.

Wilderness First Responder

Author : Buck Tilton
ISBN : 9780762762620
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 62. 40 MB
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The first teaching manual ever for the "Wilderness First Responder" course, this title represents the cutting edge in medical training for wilderness rescue and self care. The schools affiliated with Tilton's program include the Wilderness Medicine Institute, a subsidiary of NOLS, and SOLO.

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