Hiking Safety Handbook

  • 240 pages
  • Colorado Mountain Club
  • 978-1-937052-86-7
  • Feb 13, 2023

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. . .a superb reference and resource to arm oneself with "outdoor street smarts" before hitting the trail! ? Midwest Book Review
  • Teaches core skills, such as dealing with weather, fire, altitude, animals, water crossings, and staying found
  • Combines vital safety info with relatable, real-life "teachable moments"

With more people discovering the excitement, beauty, and tranquility of the outdoors, hiking participation is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, so too are hiking accidents. Knowing what to do in an emergency and--even more important--how to keep yourself out of trouble in the first place are crucial.

Hiking Safety Handbook is a comprehensive resource that teaches you the skills you need to stay safe. Seasoned hiker and expert safety instructor Art Hogling brings experience, knowledge, and the latest research to bear on crucial safety topics, such as weather, fire, and altitude sickness; what to do if you’re lost; developing situational awareness; and more. Combining research with useful tips, intel, and relatable, real-life stories, Hiking Safety Handbook gives you the confidence to get out and explore, knowing that you can take care of yourself as well as help others in need.


  • 240 pages
  • Colorado Mountain Club
  • 978-1-937052-86-7
  • Feb 13, 2023

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