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NOLS Expedition Planning


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About NOLS Expedition Planning


NOLS, The National Outdoor Leadership School's book of Expedition Planning is a most valuable resource for anyone contemplating a big trip. NOLS teaches technical skills and leadership in some of the world's most beautiful and remote wilderness. In NOLS Expedition Planning you'll learn how to plan and prepare for trips of all kinds, from domestic excursions to international expeditions. This book will give you all the tools and resources you need to help answer all your trip planning questions from how to obtain permits, plan an itinerary, plan a budget, how to solicit funds and gear from sponsors and much, much more.
  • 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
  • Dozens of photographs
  • About The Authors - Dave Anderson has visited 15 countries on various expeditions on 4 continents. He has been a NOLS Field Instructor since 1986. He lives in Seattle WA. - Molly Absolon has been a NOLS instructor since 1986. She lives in Wyoming and has been on many expeditions in Alaska, the Yukon, Nepal, India, Ecuador and throughout the western US.
  • Author - Dave Anderson, Molly Absolon
  • Binding - Paper
  • Pages - 284
  • Publisher - Stackpole Books
  • Year - 2011
  • ISBN - 9780811735513