Legendary Maine Guide Gil Gilpatrick offers you the benefit of his 65 years of wilderness wisdom, plus that of other seasoned professionals, in this comprehensive guide. Freshly revised and expanded with new color photography, this handbook includes expertise from a seasoned team of professionals in safe year-round enjoyment of the outdoors.
Master Guide Handbook-Outdoor Adventure Trips takes you step-by-step through every stage of planning and conducting a successful outdoors experience. It's packed with field-tested advice, handy checklists, real-life stories, and practical examples.
Wilderness leadership skills are essential for anyone who plans to spend more than a day in the woods. This is a book that helps all types of outdoor leaders to help others. Even if you are not a professional guide, you'll use the advice in these pages to keep your friends and family safe while you enjoy your time outdoors together.
Besides the author the following outdoor professionals have contributed to this book:
Dick Mosher, Master Maine Guide - Hunting and fishing and valuable advice throughout.
Carter L. Smith, Retired Game Warden Lieutenant - Lost person
Randy McEwen, Maine Guide -Wilderness navigation
Bryan Courtois, Maine Guide - Hiking and backpacking
Gregory J. Sarnacki, Maine Guide - Wilderness medicine
Kevin Slater and Polly Mahoney, Master Maine Guides - Winter trips and winter camping
Well illustrated with over 100 color photos and illustrations.
Dozens of stories from those who lived them, including mistakes made!
Quality paperback, 7.5" X 9" 223 pages. $19.99 plus $3.50 shipping.