Basic Training for the Wilderness Hunter: Preparing for Your Outdoor Adventure

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Trafford Publishing, Oct 1, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 100 pages
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Many hunters look forward to participating in the hunt of a lifetime, but a lot of planning is required to execute a successful trip. In Basic Training for the Wilderness Hunter, author and longtime hunter Dr. Maurus Sorg provides a wealth of basic and reliable information to help the wilderness hunter arrange a safe excursion. Whether it is a solo or guided hunt, backpacking trip, or horseback adventure, the principles outlined will save the hunter countless hours of research and needless aggravation. Some of the topics this guide discusses include the following: * The types of hunts and how to be prepare for those specific hunts * Principles of individual sport training * Survival techniques * Weather-related hunting injuries * First aid * Altitude sickness * Food, water, and supplements * Clothing and footwear * Advice for the older hunter In Basic Training for the Wilderness Hunter, Sorg provides ample advice for hunters to make those critical decisions that could mean the difference between a miserable experience and a successful and enjoyable hunt.

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Maurus Sorghas been a hunter for forty-five years, participating in backpack mountain goat and sheep hunts, and multiple horseback and other big game hunts throughout the Western states and Canada. He has practiced medicine as a family physician for more than thirty years. Doctor Sorg lives in rural Pennsylvania.

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