Backpacker magazine–branded and fueled by Falcon-Guides, this book provides essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related
information. Perfect for pack or pocket, it breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos, charts, and illustrations are organized with text by an expert in a brief and accessible manner, introducing readers to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors. Backpacker Magazine's Trailside First Aid assembles for readers an outdoor first-aid kit of essential items; soothe bites and stings; deal with hot and cold injuries; wrap sprains, fractures, and dislocated joints; handle backcountry emergencies until professional help arrives. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.