Camping Made Easy / Edition 2

Camping Made Easy / Edition 2

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by Michael Rutter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0762707496

ISBN-13: 9780762707492

Pub. Date: 04/01/2001

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

If you think camping means big mosquitoes, big headaches, and big effort, this book is for you. Camping Made Easy presents a practical, informative approach to carefree camping. After putting to rest the myths concerning the hardships and frustrations of camping, Mike Rutter presents nuts-and-bolts information on every aspect of camping, often relating advice

Overview

If you think camping means big mosquitoes, big headaches, and big effort, this book is for you. Camping Made Easy presents a practical, informative approach to carefree camping. After putting to rest the myths concerning the hardships and frustrations of camping, Mike Rutter presents nuts-and-bolts information on every aspect of camping, often relating advice garnered from his twenty-plus years of experience. You will learn how to
* select the right equipment, including tents, stoves, sleeping bags, lanterns, backpacks and more
* plan for a painless camping trip
* pack efficiently
* select a good campground
* set up camp
* take fun day hikes
* involve the entire family in the trip

With more than 300 photographs and illustrations to help you get started, you will be setting up camp, stoking the campfire, and relaxing before you know it. Whether you are setting up a tent in a local campground or planning a cross-country camping odyssey, this comprehensive guide will answer all your camping questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762707492
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Series:
Made Easy Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.57(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

(1) Let's Camp! (2) Introduction to Camping Equipment (3) Taking a Closer Look at Sleeping Bags (4) Sleeping Pads (5) All You Need to Know about Tents (6) A Close Look at Day Packs and Backpacks (7) Camp Cooking Gear (8) Knife, Hatchet, Saw, Flashlight, and Lantern (9) Dressing for Comfort in the Outdoors (10) A Camper's Rain Gear (11) On the Trail of Outdoor Footwear (12) Setting Up a Comfortable Camp (13) Planning Your Trip (14) Selecting a Campsite (15) Low-impact Camping (16) The Quest for Fire (17) Camp Cooking at Its Best and Easiest (18) Drinking Water (19) Tips on Camping with Children (20) Things That Buzz, Slither, or Go Bump in the Night (21) If You Get Lost (22) Expanding Your Camping Horizons (23) Canoe Camping (24) Mountain Biking (25) Camping in Trailers (26) Favorite Activities Among Campers (27) Enjoying Your Hike (28) Catching Lots of Fish Means Knowing How to Read the Water (29) Tips for Hooking More Fish (30) Fishing with Your Kids (31) Viewing Wildlife Naturally (32) Twenty-Five Camping Tips

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