Planning a Wilderness Trip in Canada and Alaska
About the Book
Planning a Wilderness Trip In Canada and Alaska is destined to become the classic reference for anyone planning to hike, climb, ski, sled haul, canoe or kayak in remote areas of Canada or Alaska.
The author discusses the importance of choosing compatible companions, the use of guides and outfitters, how to reduce your impact on fragile areas and what to do in case of a wilderness emergency. He gives information on available services, resources available to recreational travellers, weather, regulations, suitable clothing, equipment and food, health concerns and animal hazards.
“Morton’s legendary keen eye for detail shines in this book, destined to become the bible for people whose idea of true outdoor adventure lies in wilderness hundreds of miles from paved roads.” —Bruce Masterman,Calgary Herald