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6 edition of One Winter in the Wilderness found in the catalog.

One Winter in the Wilderness

by Pat Cary Peek

  • 140 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of Idaho Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Idaho,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Nature,
  • Frank Church-River of No Retur,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Reference,
  • Science,
  • Natural history,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness,
  • Essays,
  • Peek, Pat Cary,
  • 1937-,
  • Peek, Pat Cary,,
  • Rivers,
  • Diaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8234138M
    ISBN 100893012602
    ISBN 109780893012601
    OCLC/WorldCa50339923

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      Calvin Rutstrum () was one of the best-known outdoorsmen of his generation and the author of many books, including The Wilderness Route Finder, Paradise Below Zero, Once upon a Wilderness, The New Way of the Wilderness, and North American Canoe Country, all published by the University of Minnesota : University of Minnesota Press. The Wilderness book series by David Robbins includes books King of the Mountain, Lure of the Wild, Savage Rendezvous, and several more. See the complete Wilderness series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.


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One Winter in the Wilderness by Pat Cary Peek Download PDF EPUB FB2

One Winter in the Wilderness was written by Pat Peek. Her Husband, Jim Peek, is a biologist and professor at University of Idaho. The book is told by Pat Peek in a very personal manner on a day by day basis.

The story takes place in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho. This is a story that you can really get into, personally.5/5(1). One Winter in the Wilderness is the memoirs of a woman who spent an entire winter with her husband maintaining the University of Idaho's Taylor Ranch, which sits on Big Creek in the middle of this wilderness area.

Her book is a good description of the nature and wildlife of the area and how it changes with the seasons/5. Winter in the Wilderness is a handbook for those who want to explore cold-weather camping and those who might find themselves in need of this critical information during an unexpected winter's night out/5(10).

One Winter in the Wilderness by Pat Cary Peek () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One Winter in the Wilderness by Pat Cary Peek ()5/5(1). From October to AprilPeek lived in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, square miles of the most isolated wilderness in the.

The subhead tells you it's not a typical winter book, but a unique one that shows how wilderness travel is really done up in the northwoods using methods that have been passed down thru generations. However, their materials adapt to the times whenever that seems best.

Thus they're happy to use roll-up plastic sleds, in a "traditional" way/5(7). Camping or backpacking in winter is appealing for many who enjoy the serenity of wilderness settings without the crowds and bustle of the summer season.

But as rewarding as they can be, these outings require special preparation and a different set of skills than are necessary at other times of the year/5(2). As a young Missoula Montana college kid Pete Fromm was tired of school and took a job in the Idaho wilderness during the winter months to babysit 2 1/2 million salmon eggs that had been distributed into the Indian Creek/5.

Winter's transparency and insight through the Journey makes this volume a must-read. No matter what wilderness journey you are in the midst of, going into, or coming out of, this book is sure to be a source of great encouragement to you - highly recommend.

This book 5/5(12). Wilderness genre: new releases and popular books, including Be Not Far From Me by Mindy McGinnis, In An Instant by Suzanne Redfearn, When You See Me by L. "Through a blend of personal experience, historical fiction, and natural history of the Big Creek River area, One Winter in the Wilderness describes the humorous, frustrating, and sometimes dangerous daily adventures of a wildlife biologist and his wife in Idaho's remote back country.

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Into the Wilderness is one of those rare stories that let you breathe the air of another time, and leave your footprints on the snow of a wild, strange place. I can think of no better adventure than to explore the wilderness in the company of such engaging and independent lovers as Elizabeth and her Nathaniel.” —Diana Gabaldon/5().

Winter in the Wilderness is a handbook for those who want to explore cold-weather camping and those who might find themselves in need of this critical information during an unexpected winter’s night out.5/5(1).

Francis Tapon, a long-distance hiker, mountaineer, and occasional winter backpacker, reviews Dave Hall's newest book, "Winter in the Wilderness." Francis flips through most of the book so you can. Sam Keith, who got to know Proenneke at the Kodiak Naval Station and went on numerous hunting and fishing trips with him, suggested that Proenneke's journals might be the basis for a good book.

InKeith published the book One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey, based on Proenneke's journals and : Richard Louis Proenneke, May 4. INTO THE WILDERNESS, by Sara Donati I've heard many OUTLANDER fans talk about Sara Donati's novel, INTO THE WILDERNESS, and finally decided to read it for book tells the story of a twenty-nine-year-old Englishwoman, Elizabeth Middleton, who travels to a remote area of New York State into take up residence there with her father and brother.

Editorial Reviews. Praise for A Year in the Wilderness Named One of Twenty Big Indie Books of Fall by Publishers Weekly Featured in the Wall Street Journal “For days in andthe Freemans lived in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, paddling a canoe or towing a toboggan from campsite to : Milkweed Editions.

His book One Man’s Wilderness became a bestseller and has sold hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide. Keith died in Keith died in Nick Offerman is an actor, author, comedian and woodworker who is known for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom Parks and : Tantor Media, Inc.

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Free shipping for many products!. In Book Lists, Books & Reading. There’s no pleasure like wading into a new genre to find an unexpected favorite—and right now I have one of my new favorite genres on the brain.

When I picked up The River by Peter Heller this spring, its premise brought to mind an adventure article in Out side magazine. I like outdoorsy-ness, sometimes, but.This is one of wilderness survival books you could buy someone as an introduction to the field.

It does not fall into the twin traps of being either too technical or too basic and the way the materials are delivered makes it a fun and amusing read. 1) Wilderness Survival Handbook by. I found it well written. Definately not boring. If you like books like: Swiss Family Robinson, A Place in the Woods (Helen Hoover), April Morning, Robinson Crusoe, I believe you will like this one too.

The story takes me to a winter wilderness camp and I feel I can identify with the story teller.5/5(7).