Home » Nonfiction » Monty Alford » Winter Wise

March 12 , 2009

Winter Wise

Travel and Survival in Ice and Snow


A man who has spent his professional life measuring the flow of northern rivers, climbed Alaska’s Mount McKinley, was a member of both Yale University and Maine University’s scientific expeditions to the Antarctic, guided a film crew documenting the late Robert Kennedy’s ascent of Mount Kennedy, and crossed the St. Elias mountain range is certainly no stranger to the cold! In Winter Wise, Monty Alford shares a lifetime of experience, technique, and personal knowledge of surviving and travelling on ice and snow.

Download LIT

Read also

A Wild Faith: Jewish Ways into Wilderness, Wilderness Ways into Judaism

Explore the connections between God, wilderness and Judaism.This comprehensive how-to guide to the theory and practice of Jewish wilderness spirituality unravels the mystery of Judaisms connection to the natural world and offers ways for you to enliven and deepen your spiritual life through wilderness experience. Over forty practical…

In addition to describing the scientific characteristics of winter weather and how to prepare for it with proper clothing, food, and conditioning, Winter Wise provides step-by-step instructions on building every conceivable winter survival instrument, from sleds to shelters to his own personal invention, the YuCan stove. This book is an essential resource for all northern travellers.

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $4.99. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «Winter Wise»:

Download ePub:


Download MS Word: