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Surviving Cold Weather: Greg Davenport's Books for the Wilderness

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  • How to dress for winter; how to create a campsite and what to use as shelter; how to keep warm
  • How to signal for help with aerial flares, smoke, mirrors, and whistles; finding and purifying water; finding and preparing food; protecting yourself and your supplies from wildlife
  • How to use a map and compass; how to travel on snow and ice with snowshoes, skis, and crampons; how to avoid and deal with avalanches

    The first in Greg Davenport's Books for the Wilderness series, Surviving Cold Weather covers the techniques and equipment necessary for surviving in ice and snow. Photos and drawings illustrate gear and techniques. The book covers the five survival essentials--personal protection, signaling, sustenance, navigation, and health--as they relate to the cold. Upcoming books in the series are Surviving Open and Coastal Waters, Surviving the Desert, and Surviving the Jungle.

  • Synopsis:

    - How to signal for help with aerial flares, smoke, mirrors, and whistles<BR>- Finding and purifying water; finding and preparing food; protecting yourself and your supplies from wildlife<BR>- How to use a map and compass; how to travel on snow and ice with snowshoes, skis, and crampons; how to avoid and deal with avalanches

    Table of Contents

    Introduction — Snow and ice climates — Gear — Clothing — Camping — Fire and other heat sources — Signaling — Water — Food — Navigating — Traveling on snow and ice — Avalanches — Health issues — Animals.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780811726351
    Author:
    Davenport, Gregory J.
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Author:
    Davenport, Greg
    Location:
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Outdoor Skills
    Subject:
    Safety
    Subject:
    Wilderness survival
    Subject:
    Cold adaptation.
    Subject:
    Health and Medicine-General
    Edition Number:
    1st ed.
    Series:
    Greg Davenport's Books for the Wilderness
    Series Volume:
    no. 1
    Publication Date:
    20021231
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Yes
    Pages:
    240
    Dimensions:
    8.82x6.80x.74 in. .66 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by , - How to signal for help with aerial flares, smoke, mirrors, and whistles<BR>- Finding and purifying water; finding and preparing food; protecting yourself and your supplies from wildlife<BR>- How to use a map and compass; how to travel on snow and ice with snowshoes, skis, and crampons; how to avoid and deal with avalanches
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