Synopses & Reviews
Many people think of hiking and camping as warm-weather activities, but every adventurer should experience the outdoors in winter. The sparkle of new-fallen snow on a trees boughs, the spectacular panorama of white mountaintops, and the invigorating chill of the morning air are just some of the rewards of hiking and camping in the winter months. This comprehensive guide by Lucas St. Clair and Yemaya Maurer will help you plan a great trip with plenty of practical advice that emphasizes preparation, safety, outdoor stewardship, and fun. Youll learn when to go, what latest gear and clothing to bring, and the essentials of staying warm and dry. Also included are sections on navigation and what to eat while hiking in winter weather. Special consideration is given to the rapidly changing weather conditions in the Eastern US.
Whether youre planning a group camping trip, or a family that wants to experience a new season in the outdoors, AMC Guide to Winter Hiking and Camping will become your trusted source for all your winter camping and hiking adventures.
Find everything you need to plan a safe and fun winter hiking or camping trip. The authors share practical advice on winter gear, clothing, navigation, and trip planning.
About the Author
Lucas St. Clair and Yemaya Maurer are a husband-and-wife team with 20 years of combined experience teaching backcountry camping skills. St. Clair leads the wilderness training program at the Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine. Maurer is a freelance writer covering local conservation issues. This is their first book.