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The Resource Lost and stranded : expert advice on how to survive being alone in the wilderness, Timothy Sprinkle

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

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Lost and stranded : expert advice on how to survive being alone in the wilderness
Title
Lost and stranded
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expert advice on how to survive being alone in the wilderness
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Sprinkle
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Language
eng
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. The author 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. Although these risks are generally well known, what's less understood by many adventurers is what exactly happens to you when, say, you become malnourished in the backcountry. What does it feel like? How does the condition progress? How long do you generally have before the body shuts down? What helps or hurts when you're fighting for survival? Find the answers to these questions and many more by taking an inside look at more than two dozen outdoor hazards. Each one will include a narrative section that dramatizes the experience of a certain situation based on real-world events. From there, information from expert sources--medical doctors, first responders, wildlife experts, and others--will fill in the details around exactly how each scenario plays out on the ground, followed by suggestions on how to avoid or survive each risk factor, making this book is a vital resource for outdoor travelers. -- Publisher description
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Sprinkle, Timothy
Dewey number
613.69
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV200.5
LC item number
.S68 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Wilderness survival
  • Wilderness survival
  • REFERENCE / Survival & Emergency Preparedness
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Health & Safety
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills
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Lost and stranded : expert advice on how to survive being alone in the wilderness, Timothy Sprinkle
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Publication
Copyright
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [252]-271) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn973918408
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 275 pages
Isbn
9781510727700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973918408
Label
Lost and stranded : expert advice on how to survive being alone in the wilderness, Timothy Sprinkle
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [252]-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn973918408
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 275 pages
Isbn
9781510727700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973918408

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