Amc White Mountain Guide

Author: Gene Daniell
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 9781929173228
Size: 43.75 MB
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Provides over five hundred trail descriptions along with information on trip planning and safety, and includes topographic maps.

Amc White Mountain Guide

Author: Appalachian Mountain Club
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
ISBN: 9781230273563
Size: 42.87 MB
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... The following brief description does not pretend to cover all of the accidents and illnesses that might occur in the woods. Neither does it attempt to detail the entire management of the conditions referred to. It is not exactly "First Aid," nor "What to do till the Doctor Comes," in the ordinary sense, because something more is needed under the circumstances. It is rather an attempt to answer the question, --what shall we do if this or that happens in the woods or on the mountain? Moreover we have in mind only the White Mountain region, covered by the Club's Guide Book, where a party is never more than a day's walk from civilization. It is not, therefore, adapted for long expeditions distant many days travel through the wilderness. The commonest and most important emergencies in the woods are, of course, wounds, sprains, fractures and other surgical accidents. Medical and internal diseases are so numerous and their recognition and management so difficult .and technical that accuracy is often impossible under out-of-door conditions, even for a trained physician. We therefore confine ourselves to a few bothersome, though relatively insignificant, disorders and a few statements as to symptoms significant of graver diseases. In the White Mountain region hospitals exist at Berlin, North Conway, Whitefield and Plymouth. These institutions would doubtless give information over the telephone concerning competent physicians in their neighborhoods. Telephone exchanges would probably be able to put an enquirer in touch with local agencies of the better insurance companies, whose medical examiners are generally reliable and competent. SPRAINS. A sprain is an injury of a joint, not involving a broken bone or dislocation. There may be great swelling, ...

White Mountain Guide

Author: Steven D. Smith
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934028858
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Now in print for 110 years, hikers have relied on AMC's White Mountain Guide for two centuries. This guidebook is the most trusted resource for the hiking trails of the magnificent White Mountain National Forest and surrounding regions. The thirtieth edition has been thoroughly updated and revised with accurate descriptions of over 500 trails, six topographic maps with trail segment mileage, trip planning and safety information, and a checklist of New England's Four-Thousand Footers.