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The Appalachian Trail Hiker

Trail-Proven Advice for Hikes of Any Length

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Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
CHAPTER ONE: Following the Blazes 1(10)
A Brief History of the Appalachian Trail
2(2)
A Brief Tour of the Appalachian Trail
4(7)
CHAPTER TWO: The Trail Kitchen 11(26)
Food
12(3)
Nutrition
15(3)
The Menu
18(6)
Packing Your Food
24(1)
Trail Kitchen Equipment
25(9)
Cleaning Up after Meals
34(3)
CHAPTER THREE: Water 37(12)
Where to Find Water
38(3)
The School of Water Treatment
41(8)
CHAPTER FOUR: Shelters and Tents 49(18)
Shelters
50(5)
Campsites
55(1)
Tents
56(11)
CHAPTER FIVE: Backpacks 67(16)
External versus Internal Frame
68(4)
More Pack Considerations
72(6)
How Much to Carry in Your Pack?
78(5)
CHAPTER SIX: Sleeping Bags 83(14)
Important Features of Sleeping Bags
84(8)
Sleeping-bag Accessories
92(5)
CHAPTER SEVEN: Footgear 97(12)
Selecting Your Hiking Shoes
98(9)
Socks
107(1)
Breaking in Your Boots
108(1)
CHAPTER EIGHT: Clothing 109(14)
Layering
110(1)
Fabrics
111(3)
Types of Clothing
114(7)
Taking Care of Clothing
121(2)
CHAPTER NINE: Other Equipment 123(16)
Lighting
124(2)
Toiletries
126(5)
First-aid Kit
131(3)
Items for Emergencies
134(1)
Miscellaneous Items
135(4)
CHAPTER TEN: Potential Problems 139(34)
Cold-weather Ailments
140(2)
Hot-weather Ailments
142(3)
Physical Injuries
145(10)
Getting Help
155(1)
Animals and Insects
156(14)
Problem People
170(2)
Hunting
172(1)
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Preparing for Your First Hike 173(18)
How Far and How Fast?
174(3)
Minimize Your Impact
177(2)
Permits and Reservations
179(9)
Guidebooks
188(1)
Finding Solitude
189(2)
CHAPTER TWELVE: Winter Backpacking 191(10)
Getting Around: Equipment for Your Feet
192(4)
Other Winter Equipment
196(2)
Water
198(3)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Backpacking with Children 201(8)
Infants
202(3)
Toddlers
205(1)
Children
205(1)
Gear
206(1)
Motivating Children
207(2)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Long-distance Hiking 209(22)
Thru-hikers and 2000-milers
210(1)
What It Takes to Be a Thru-hiker
211(2)
When and Where to Start
213(6)
Considerations While on the Trail
219(7)
Appalachian Trail Organizations
226(2)
Volunteering
228(3)
APPENDIXES 231(14)
One: Equipment Checklists
232(1)
Two: Books About the AT
233(4)
Three: Trail Maintenance Clubs
237(3)
Four: AT-related Web sites
240(3)
Five: Hiking with the GPS
243(2)
Index 245(5)
About the Authors 250
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250 pagina's
Januari 2004
408 gram
235 x 152 x 13 mm
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