Don't Get Poisoned

Protect Yourself from Wilderness Toxins

  • 112 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-1-59485-339-5
  • Jul 20, 2010

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* Great resource for avoiding poisons and for what to do in the event of an unexpected poisonous accident
* Key pack-along item for campers, hikers, and travelers
* Excellent resource for scout leaders, wilderness guides, and camp counselors

Stay safe on outdoor adventures with this handy companion resource for all things poisonous found in the wild. This latest addition to the Mountaineers' bestselling DON'T! series shares detailed information on biting and stinging insects and reptiles (snakes, spiders, and ticks?-?oh my!), as well as on poisonous plants and other naturally occurring toxins. Veteran outdoor author Buck Tilton covers everything from ingested toxins, such as water hemlock and mushrooms, to inhaled substances including carbon monoxide and desert fungus. And don't forget the most commonly thought of nuisance in the woods -- poison ivy! Armed with Tilton's expertise, a trek into the woods will be safe, sound, and itch-free.


  • 112 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-1-59485-339-5
  • Jul 20, 2010

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