Backpacker magazine's Predicting Weather

Forecasting, Planning, And Preparing

Book Description

Backpacker Magazine's Weather informs readers about how weather happens, how to predict and recognize weather patterns, identify cloud formations and know what they mean, develop weather awareness from basic meteorological concepts, and more. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior.

About Densmore Ballard, Lisa

It is Lisa Densmore's television work that has made her a recognized authority on hiking and backpacking, particularly in the northeast. She has written, produced and hosted numerous shows and feature segments, including "Tricks of the Trail" (RSN) which won an International Teddy Award for "best instruction program devoted to the outdoors", and for "Gear Guide" (OLN) which won two Telly Awards. On "Windows to the Wild" (PBS), which is still on-air, Lisa takes viewers on hiking adventures where they can enjoy the scenic beauty of a particular wilderness area while learning about its natural history, flora and fauna. Lisa was also the co-host and field producer for "Wildlife Journal" (PBS) for which she received three Emmys©! On "Wildlife Journal", Lisa introduced viewers to various backcountry activities - including hiking and camping - with an emphasis on safety and conservation.
Lisa is also an award-winning freelance writer and a nationally recognized nature photographer whose articles and images have appeared in magazines as diverse as Adirondack Life, Backpacker and Women in the Outdoors. She has published literally hundreds of articles over the last two decades. She is also the author of six books: Ski Faster (McGraw-Hill, 2000), Best Hikes with Dogs: New Hampshire & Vermont (The Mountaineers Books, 2006), Hiking the Green Mountains (FalconGuides, 2009), Hiking the White Mountains (FalconGuides, 2010), and Hiking the Adirondacks (FalconGuides 2010).

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