Wilderness A to Z: An Essential Guide to the Great Outdoors (Paperback)

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A world of dazzling beauty, heart-stopping adventure, and remarkable diversity, the American wilderness has attracted explorers, artists, writers, philosophers, and millions of hikers, anglers, mountaineers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

You'll find their hard-won knowledge and secrets in Rachel Carley's marvelously absorbing Wilderness A to Z. More than 200 photographs and line drawings give life to a richly detailed text. Here you'll find information on:

Wilderness recreation, safety, and trail etiquette -- from finding the right boots and sleeping bags to emergency signals and advice on surviving encounters with bears Geological, botanical, and wildlife wonders of every state, from Alaska to the Everglades to the Adirondacks, including the Rockies, Yellowstone, and Yosemite Pioneering and contemporary naturalists, literary figures, and advocates whose vision has helped protect natural wonders, from seashores to scenic trails

Blending striking visual images with practical, geographical, and historical information, "Wilderness A to Z" is a nature lover's literary feast.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743200578
Publisher: Fireside Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2001
Pages: 384