Backcountry Treks

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Judith Dunham
Discovery Communications, 2000 - Travel - 224 pages
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This guide offers the information a traveller needs for a backpacking or camping trip in the wilds of North America. It provides advice on selecting the right equipment, spotting wildlife, being environmentally aware and navigation. A destination guide points the way to the best locations from iceberg-dotted peninsulas to ancient mountainscapes, mangrove forests to furious rapids thoughout the USA. It also includes travel tips for touring, lodging and camping.

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Contents

Planning a Trip
24
Getting Equipped
31
Survival Basics
39
Seeking Challenges
47
Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland
54
White Mountain National Forest New Hampshire
62
Monongahela National Forest West Virginia
80
Resource Directory
212
Index
220
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