The Happy Camper : An Essential Guide To Life Outdoors (Paperback)

Author: Callan, Kevin

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A compendium of basic wilderness instruction and tested campsite advice from an experienced and well-traveled wilderness writer. Includes trip planning, packing, insects, tents, fires, cooking, maps and compasses, first aid, kids, dogs and more.


Publisher Boston Mills Press
Mfg Part# 9781550464504
SKU 30901240
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1550464507
Release Date 4/30/2005
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Great outdoor advice.The Happy Camper is a comprehensive, heavily illustrated, highly entertaining compendium of basic wilderness instruction and well-tested campsite advice. One of North America's top canoeing and outdoors experts, Kevin Callan explains how to get the most from your camping experience -- no matter where you pitch your tent, what you forgot to pack or what the weather. Step-by-step, the book shows:How to plan a trip for a day or even a few weeks How to pack only what is needed How to beat the bugs, stake a tent, build a fire, ward off unwanted wildlife, paddle a canoe and much more. Other crucial topics include:Choosing the perfect campsite Using maps and compasses Camp cooking Camping with dogs and kids Bruises, blisters and Band-Aids Canoe and kayak camping Wilderness photography Cold-weather camping.
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