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MAKING CAMP: The Complete Guide for Hikers, Mountain Bikers, Paddlers & Skiers

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Here is a comprehensive, detailed camping how-to compiled by Backpacker field experts for anyone traveling by foot, boat, bicycle, or skis, through all kinds of terrain, year-around. Gleaned from the lifetime experiences of four Backpacker magazine field experts, this compendium of advice, checklists, suggestions, priorities, rules of thumb, and special considerations presents the best from the best. Learn how to select sites, arrange your kitchen, build a portable toilet, pitch a tent, build a fire, and leave no...
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Overview

Here is a comprehensive, detailed camping how-to compiled by Backpacker field experts for anyone traveling by foot, boat, bicycle, or skis, through all kinds of terrain, year-around. Gleaned from the lifetime experiences of four Backpacker magazine field experts, this compendium of advice, checklists, suggestions, priorities, rules of thumb, and special considerations presents the best from the best. Learn how to select sites, arrange your kitchen, build a portable toilet, pitch a tent, build a fire, and leave no trace.
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Well organized and entertaining, these two additions to the field of camping literature provide a great deal of information to outdoor adventurers, though some overlap does exist. Berger, a contributing editor to Backpacker magazine, gives practical advice to help hikers survive and enjoy their outdoor experiences, addressing pretrip planning, food, cooking, weather, health, first aid, and water. Her love of camping and the wilderness is obvious throughout, making for a fun as well as vastly informative book. Howe, a field editor for Backpacker magazine, contributes the first chapter (about hiking) to Making Camp. Alan Kesselheim, a contributing editor for Canoe & Kayak magazine, writes the second chapter, dealing with the particulars of travel by canoe, kayak, and raft, and subsequent chapters are also written by experts. The final chapter addresses the highly adventurous sport of winter camping. Part of a series on backcountry skills, these two works are comprehensive and easy to use. For public libraries.Melinda Stivers Leach, Precision Editorial Svcs., Wondervu, Col.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898865226
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Series: Backpacker Series
  • Pages: 219
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Searching for Camping Nirvana 7
Ch. 1 Backpacking 11
Ch. 2 Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rafting 77
Ch. 3 Mountain Biking 121
Ch. 4 Skiing and Snowshoeing 165
Index 220
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