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Nols River Rescue Guide

Autor: Nate Ostis
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811761851
File Size: 27,56 MB
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A how-to guide of safety, rescue, and recovery techniques for all who work and play on the water. 2015 National Outdoor Book Award Winner.

Nols River Rescue

Autor: Nate Ostis
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811743419
File Size: 16,17 MB
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From the outdoor training experts. Rescue techniques using rope, throw bags. Wading techniques, safe crossings, swimming skills.

The National Outdoor Leadership School S Wilderness Guide

Autor: Mark Harvey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501196596
File Size: 25,27 MB
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The classic backpacker’s handbook—revised and updated—providing expert guidelines for anyone who loves the outdoors. The Wilderness Guide brings the savvy of the world's most famous and respected outdoor organization to everyone—from the sixteen million backpacking Americans to the more than 265 million people, tenderfeet and trail-hardened hikers, who visit our national parks annually. It covers: -Selecting equipment—including discussions of the advantages and disadvantages of products such as the internal frame pack, lighter-weight boots, and freestanding tents -The latest “leave no trace” camping techniques -Traveling safely and sensibly—including vital information on maps, compasses, and tips on crossing difficult terrain -Backcountry cooking, with tips on building fires and tricks for making gourmet meals -Search-and-rescue techniques, including how to organize a self-sufficient search group and when to call in professional rescue teams Illustrated throughout with instructional drawings and photos and featuring lists of equipment, the Wilderness Guide is a must-have for anyone planning to explore the great outdoors.

River Rescue

Autor: Les Bechdel
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 9781878239556
File Size: 5,93 MB
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Revised new 1997 edition gives expert advice on all aspects of river safety, covers latest gear and methods, and contains expanded material on big-water rescue -- the essential manual for every fast-water paddler.

Nols Winter Camping

Autor: John Gookin
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 081174342X
File Size: 14,77 MB
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The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to camping in extreme cold. Comprehensive coverage of winter clothing and gear. Proven techniques for traveling efficiently and safely across snow and ice and complete directions for building igloos and many other snow shelters.

Nols Canoeing

Autor: Alexander Martin
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811753158
File Size: 27,58 MB
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Planning and outfitting, including what you'll need on the water and in camp for long or short trips Using lines, basic strokes, basic maneuvers, and drills, rigging, loading and unloading, carrying and moving Covers techniques for whitewater and open water travel, navigation, and canoeing in ice Full-color photos and trustworthy text from the experts in outdoor education

The Ultimate Guide To Whitewater Rafting And River Camping

Autor: Molly Absolon
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493032348
File Size: 21,34 MB
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Winner of the 2018 National Outdoor Book Award for Best Instructional Book! The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping introduces new rafters to the skills, equipment, and knowledge required to mount a multiday whitewater rafting trip. Rafting equipment, skills, and techniques have changed drastically in recent years, and this book provides the latest information on equipment selection, care, repair, and use; whitewater rafting techniques; reading rivers; hazard evaluation and basic rescue; camping techniques; river cooking and living; and expedition planning. Written in a clear and comprehensive manner by outdoor educator and whitewater veteran Molly Absolon, The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping is a great tool for novices and an excellent resource for experienced rafters.

Nols Wilderness Medicine

Autor: Tod Schimelpfenig
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0811765334
File Size: 25,93 MB
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One of the finest first aid books I've seen.--Mel Otten, M.D., Wilderness Medical Society

Wilderness First Responder

Autor: Buck Tilton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762624
File Size: 7,79 MB
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The first teaching manual ever for the "Wilderness First Responder" course, this title represents the cutting edge in medical training for wilderness rescue and self care. The schools affiliated with Tilton's program include the Wilderness Medicine Institute, a subsidiary of NOLS, and SOLO.

Whitewater Rescue Manual New Techniques For Canoeists Kayakers And Rafters

Autor: Charles Walbridge
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070677906
File Size: 9,25 MB
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Regardless of skill, running rivers near the limits of one's ability is exhilarating but taxing. There is a random element of risk in even the simplest drops. Accidents are always possible, and river runners must be prepared to deal with them. This book presents the best techniques for self-rescue and rescue of companions on the river. Subjects include, equipment safety, rope-handling skills, swimming rescues, recovering a pinned or runaway boat, and first aid. Exciting case histories are interlaced as sidebars to the running text. Whitewater Rescue Manual is for all whitewater paddlers, beginning to expert.

Nols Wilderness Mountaineering

Autor: Phil Powers
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811745295
File Size: 28,99 MB
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This updated edition of the popular NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering reflects the most current practices, equipment, and risk management in mountain climbing.

Nols Soft Paths

Autor: David Cole
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811745024
File Size: 12,89 MB
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• Leave No Trace, minimum impact skills and ethics • New research and field experience prescribe better minimum-impact techniques for wilderness use • Expanded information on camping practices • How far you should camp from water, where to pitch your tent, how to build a fire or if you should build one in the first place • Respecting and caring for wildlands, doing your part to protect our limited resources and future recreation opportunities • Trampling, litter, waste disposal, fire use, wildlife health, and protecting cultural resources

Water Rescue Principles And Practice To Nfpa 1006 And 1670 Surface Swiftwater Dive Ice Surf And Flood

Autor: Treinish
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284042057
File Size: 14,79 MB
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Water Rescue: Principles and Practice to NFPA 1006 and 1670: Surface, Swiftwater, Dive, Ice, Surf, and Flood, Second Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage is a complete resource for water rescue personnel and their organizations. All six sub-disciplines are broken down into Awareness, Operations and Technician level chapters to better help you and your organization train to the levels your organization is ready to deliver in your response area. Based on the 2017 Editions of NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications and NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, this single textbook is the most current and comprehensive water rescue textbook available.

Wilderness Travel Medicine

Autor: Eric Weiss
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594856591
File Size: 5,16 MB
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CLICK HERE to download the section from Wilderness & Travel Medicine on "Chest & Abdominal Injuries" * Author is a nationally recognized expert in wilderness medicine * Covers both illnesses and injuries * Includes improvised techniques for when medical supplies aren't on hand * Every section has been updated and new illustrations added to this edition First published in 1992, Wilderness & Travel Medicine has been a staple of the emergency first-aid kits sold worldwide by Adventure Medical Kits. With this fourth edition, Mountaineers Books and Adventure Medical Kits have partnered to release an updated, standalone reference for anyone who ventures away from civilization. Topics covered include everything from CPR, shock, and fractures to head, eye, and dental injuries, poisonous reactions, frostbite, hypothermia, heat illness, and much, much more. Throughout the text, sidebars provide useful and improvised techniques for specific injuries. In addition, there is "When to Worry" advice explaining how to tell if an injury is advancing in severity, despite attempts to arrest or slow down dangerous symptoms.

Kayak The New Frontier

Autor: William Nealy
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 9781634042871
File Size: 25,89 MB
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Completely updated to reflect the latest in paddling equipment and kayak technology, William Nealy's illustrated kayaking manual is as practical as it is dead-on hilarious. Whether detailing hardcore hippy hairboaters or insane youngsters clattering tiny play boats down steep, rocky creeks, Nealy is back and more useful and entertaining than ever. Over 400 illustrations help Nealy break down even the most complex kayaking skills, making difficult whitewater techniques understandable. You may break a rib laughing, but with Nealy holding your hand you'll be less likely to break a bone while boofing an insane rapid (or maybe an entire waterfall).

Swiftwater Rescue

Autor: Slim Ray
ISBN: 9780988243507
File Size: 14,39 MB
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Swiftwater Rescue 2nd Edition offers an in-depth look at swiftwater rescue for the professional -- firefighters, park rangers, law enforcement, EMS personnel -- as well as anyone who might be faced with the possibility of a flood or swiftwater rescue. Topics include rescuer safety considerations and equipment; river hydrology; equipment; shore-based, boat-based, and in-water rescue techniques; medical considerations; rigging for river rescue; incident command, animal rescue, and swiftwater training. Densely illustrated with line drawings and black & white photographs, the second edition also covers advanced subjects like the use of helicopters in swiftwater rescue and special situations like low-head dams, urban flooding, and flood channel rescues.

Nols Expedition Planning

Autor: Dave Anderson
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811744317
File Size: 23,81 MB
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• The guide for planning a successful trip, short or long • Research access to public land, domestic and international • Create a budget and find additional funding • Choose essential gear, with checklists for personal and group gear • Plan food and fuel requirements • How to prepare mentally and physically • Health issues, including insurance, illnesses, and injuries • Transportation and lodging • How to deal with risks in the wilderness • Leave No Trace principles for sustainable travel