The Comfort Crisis by Michael Easter

This title is part of BHA's Jim Posewitz Digital Library: Required Reading for Conservationists


Backcountry hunters and anglers are no strangers to the notion that there is something restorative -- special -- about "type 2" fun, where smiles and memories are equally dispersed between scrapes, bruises, shivers and sweats.

BHA member Michael Easter's Comfort Crisis brings fascinating new clarity to this notion that we gain both qualifiable and quantifiable benefits from experiencing discomfort.

Framed around a month long backcountry hunt, Easter presents a detailed look at both the science and theory behind why experiencing discomfort is beneficial, and why we should even seek it out in a world that has become too comfortable.

This is a must-read book, authored by a BHA member,  which will leave you seeking more challenge and more frequency for your backcountry adventures.

-Zack Williams, Backcountry Journal editor


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