Essential Family Camper / Edition 2

Essential Family Camper / Edition 2

by Zora Aiken, David Aiken
     
 

The Essential Series—Your Trusted Guides

"Hassle-free camping is a pleasure, and this field-tested resource is a complete guide."—Outdoor Traveler

In The Essential Family Camper, Zora and David Aiken combine hundreds of tips gleaned from their own experiences and from campers around the country to present field-tested advice for

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The Essential Series—Your Trusted Guides

"Hassle-free camping is a pleasure, and this field-tested resource is a complete guide."—Outdoor Traveler

In The Essential Family Camper, Zora and David Aiken combine hundreds of tips gleaned from their own experiences and from campers around the country to present field-tested advice for convenient and enjoyable family camping—anytime, anywhere. The Aikens detail everything you need to know, including comprehensive "what to take" lists, how to pack (and repack), how to set up and take down your camp, cooking in the outdoors, and even camping with your dog. The Friday Pack-and-Go Planner will help you get the family on the road quickly and easily—leaving nothing behind but stress, hassles, and your normal routine. The Essential Family Camper covers all the bases, including

  • Camping from your car, van, or canoe
  • Choosing, preparing, and restoring campsites
  • Cooking, safety, and sanitation
  • Environmentally friendly camping

For weekend getaways or more adventurous trips, The Essential Family Camper is your ideal guide.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071376143
Publisher:
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Publication date:
07/27/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
0.35(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction Part 1: The Campsite 1. Tent Types Common Ground; Themes and Variations; Construction; Materials; After You Buy: a Few Dos 2. Setups Choosing a Campground Site; Choosing a Wilderness Campsite; Arranging a Campsite; Setting Up Camp; How to Set Up Dome Tents; How to Set Up a Cabin Dome Tent 3. Add-Ons Divide to Compromise; Front Porch; Roof-Over Tarp; Sit-Down Options; Dining Nook; Go Chairless; Tabletops; Go Tableless; Outdoor Kitchen; Kitchen Lean-to; Hold-up Helps 4. Heat and Light To Burn or Not to Burn; Fire Know-How; Fire Types; Warming Solutions: Outdoor; Warming Solutions: Indoor; Lighting Up Your Camp 5. Animal Pests Animal-Proof; Close Encounter; Masked Bandits; Bear Necessities; Fluffy-Tailed Friends; Bird Beggars; Bad Bat/Good Bat; Bug Chasers 6. Back Tent Movable Plumbing; Toilet Treatment; Toilet Tissue; Outdoor Toilets; Privacy Shelter; Wilderness Cleanliness Part 2: The Campers 7. Camp Beds (and more...)

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