Winter Wise: Travel and Survival in Ice and Snow

byMonty Alford

Paperback | December 6, 2013

Winter Wise: Travel and Survival in Ice and Snow by Monty Alford
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A man who has spent his professional life measuring the flow of northern rivers, climbed Alaska’s Mount McKinley, was a member of both Yale University and Maine University’s scientific expeditions to the Antarctic, guided a film crew documenting the late Robert Kennedy’s ascent of Mount Kennedy, and crossed the St. Elias mountain range is certainly no stranger to the cold! In Winter Wise, Monty Alford shares a lifetime of experience, technique, and personal knowledge of surviving and travelling on ice and snow.

In addition to describing the scientific characteristics of winter weather and how to prepare for it with proper clothing, food, and conditioning, Winter Wise provides step-by-step instructions on building every conceivable winter survival instrument, from sleds to shelters to his own personal invention, the YuCan stove. This book is an essential resource for all northern travellers.

Monty Alford (1924–2014) was hydrographer with the Canadian government who spent thirty-five years measuring and studying northern lakes and rivers. He was an experienced instructor of winter survival techniques and a mountain guide who made several ascents of northern peaks in Yukon, Alaska, and beyond. He is the author of five books ...
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Title:Winter Wise: Travel and Survival in Ice and SnowFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:168 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:168 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.5 inPublished:December 6, 2013Publisher:Heritage House PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927527406

ISBN - 13:9781927527405

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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