Great Outdoors: A User's Guide, The: Everything You Need to Know Before Heading into the Wild (and How to Get Back in One Piece)
This easy introduction to outdoor life will ensure that even a novice wont get lost in the woods while finding an activity he loves to do in the great outdoors--whether its hiking a 14er or camping on ice. With 400 strategies for engaging in the outdoors, and expert tips and tricks, The Great Outdoors: A Users Guide makes Mother Nature easier to understand than ever before. Brendan Leonard, writer, filmmaker, and outdoor adventurer, shows the reader how rewarding it can be to live life away from the computer and get outside.
From mountain climbing, to skiing, sledding, and sailing, Leonard shows that you dont need to be a risk taker to enjoy the outdoors. And if the reader does find himself at the point of man vs. nature, Leonard shares survival skills from how to bandage a wound and read a topographical map, to how to drive on sand and remove a tick from your skinall organized thematically and written in short takeaway entries with helpful line drawings.
Bound in a uniquely rugged (and waterproof!) PVC cover material, The Great Outdoors: A Users Guide is a friendly way into the outdoor lifestyle, whether you're looking to dabble or go all in.