Camping For Dummies (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 384
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780764552212
Omtale Camping For Dummies
You love the great outdoors, but you re not always sure the great outdoors loves you. You can pitch a tent, start a campfire, build furniture by lashing tree branches together in theory anyway! But while you may not have gotten your Girl Scout Gold Award, or your Eagle Scout with cluster, you can still enjoy a night out under the stars with those near and dear to you, or even work towards becoming a more serious outdoorsman, right?
Sure as a bear lives in the woods, Camping for Dummies shows you how to get out there and enjoy the best Mother Nature has to offer. With the helpful advice this common sense guide provides, you ll be prepared when it comes to:




Destination
Gear
Shelter
Clothing
Food
Weather
Safety


Written by journalist Michael Hodgson, veteran of Utah s Eco-Challenge and numerous other outdoor adventures, Camping for Dummies cuts out gear-head jargon and antiquated methods to give you, plain and simple, what you need to know to make the smart choices that lead to great adventures. You ll find out:




How to tie a bear bag
The delicious caveman style for cooking fresh fish
The limitations of GPS
How to predict the weather by observing birds, frogs, and insects
Ten survival essentials
How to go canoe, kayak, or bicycle camping
What features make a good backpack, boot, and other equipment
When and how to bring along children


Whether the dictionary definition of tenderfoot has your picture next to it or you already consider wilderness your home away from home, you ll appreciate this handy, concise reference. Full of illustrations, diagrams, and directions for finding additional camping resources, Camping for Dummies is your complete ticket to America s great outdoors.

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