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Completely revised, the fifth edition of Snowshoeing teaches you how to navigate through snow-clad woods, compete in races, and climb to new summits with easily-learned techniques. This classic how-to manual has all the latest information on snowshoeing equipment, from various types of snowshoes to bindings and clothing. Discover techniques for all types of terrain and snow conditions, plus information on conditioning, cross-training, and racing. Snowshoeing also includes a chapter on the history of snowshoeing, information on navigation and route finding, camping, gauging snow conditions, and winter safety, with emphasis on the dangers of avalanches. Part of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series.WATER BOTTLES AND HYDRATION SYSTEMS Hydration is the best prevention for hypothermia and dehydration, and ... In extreme cold turn the bottle upside down, since water starts to freeze from the top, and the screw cap threads willanbsp;...

Author:Gene Prater
Publisher:The Mountaineers Books - 2012-01-27


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