Don't Get Sick: The Hidden Dangers of Camping & Hiking

Don't Get Sick: The Hidden Dangers of Camping & Hiking

Don't Get Sick: The Hidden Dangers of Camping & Hiking teaches campers and hikers how to avoid backcountry illness and even death due to food-borne diseases, sanitation problems, polluted water sources, and more

A handy pocket-sized guide gives practical, even humorous, information on camp cleanliness, waste disposal, water treatment, and germ prevention, with helpful appendices and charts.

These valuable resources describe food- and waterborne diseases and explains how to prevent them; how to keep a clean camp; how to choose the best water filter; how to select, manage, handle, and prepare foods; how to dispose of human waste and solid waste; and how to use the Leave-No-Trace ethics of backcountry living and travel.

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