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    DescriptionWorld changes come fast and furious, and in the backcountry it is no different. The practice of packing-it-out, adopted to protect high use areas and fragile eco-systems, is here to stay. We are now often urged to haul our poop home. Or with increasing frequency, the whole business is mandatory. To assist with all this responsible human waste disposal, Meyer's work features the latest in product innovations, from classy high-tech to inexpensive do-it-yourself. She covers the most current solutions to the health risks of drinking straight from wilderness waterways, presents a raft of natural substitutes for the purist swearing off toilet tissue, and offers a wealth of new recommendations for ladies who must make do without a loo. This down-to-earth guide has been employed as a training aid for scout troops, outdoor schools, and wilderness programs for inner-city youth; for rangers with the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management; as well as for whitewater rafting guides, backcountry outfitters, and members of the military. In rowing hundreds of urbanites down whitewater rivers, Meyer honed her squatting skills and found she wasn't alone in the klutz department. Her delightfully shameless discussion of a once-shameful activity, her erudite examination of its associated vocabulary, and her unapologetic promotion of its colorful vernacular make How to Shit in the Woods essential and vastly entertaining reading for anyone who s ever paused at the edge of the forest and pondered: Where do I go to go?


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    Title
    How to Shit in the Woods (Library Edition)
    Subtitle
    An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kathleen Meyer, Narrator Khristine Hvam
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 173 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781494531188
    ISBN 10: 1494531186
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC classification: GV
    Abridged Dewey: 796
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: VF
    Libri: I-HL
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000, SPO030000
    B&T Approval Code: R09500000, A83150000
    BISAC V2.8: HEA000000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 54600
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Library ed
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    30 June 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Kathleen Meyer, a whitewater rafter and canoeist, is the founding editor of "Headwaters." Her travel essays have been included in the "Travelers' Tales" anthologies "A Woman's Passion for Travel" and "Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures." Her adventure memoir "Barefoot Hearted" was released in 2001. Kathleen lives in Montana. Khristine Hvam is a professional voice artist whose work includes audiobooks, video games, and voice-overs. Among her narrations are the Iron Fey series by Julie Kagawa and "Dare Me" by Megan Abbott.
    Review quote
    "Kathleen Meyer has contributed to environmental awareness while lending a grand old English word the respectability it hasn't had since Chaucer's day." ---Frank Graham, Audubon magazine