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- Falcon Guides 2007; US$ 13.99
Practical advice from two NOLS instructors on all aspects of backcountry skiing and winter camping. As skiers venture farther from lift-served front country, they need to understand and avoid hazards such as avalanches and extreme cold. This book teaches skiers how to choose the right equipment, stay safe, and have fun while minimizing their impact... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2013; US$ 15.95
Wilderness abounds in New York State. From the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, from the Adirondack Mountains to the Catskills, from the St. Lawrence River to the Hudson, millions of acres of public lands are dotted with hundreds of campgrounds—but you probably only have a precious amount of limited time. Which campgrounds do you choose? Where should... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2007; US$ 13.95
From the Adirondack Mountains to the Catskills, from the St. Lawrence River to the Hudson, wilderness in New York State abounds for tent campers. Here are the 50 most peaceful and scenic campgrounds by lakes, on islands, near beaches, along rivers, and deep in the woods. Most are accessible by car, with a handful of boat-only and hike-in sites for... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 8.99
Explains various skills such as how to survive a tornado, how to tie five essential knots, how to win round the people in your team, how to use a compass, and how to treat a snakebite. This book also provides advice on: how to survive an avalanche; how to gut a fish; how to survive a forest fire; and, how to spot poisonous food. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
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... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00
Roughing it doesn't have to be uncomfortable...or expensive! Camping in Comfort is the complete guide to help you enjoy the latest advances in outdoor gear without wasting money on expensive, unnecessary paraphernalia. Packed with information on tents, sleeping gear, clothing, footwear, and camp kitchens, it also offers detailed information on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
The campstead is an American institution. After the Civil War, with neo-colonialism, environmentalism, and arts-and-crafts on the rise, some families sought rural locations for rustic camps. There they raised their children in the summertime. Around Squam Lake, after some eight generations, twenty-one such camps remain in these families. The Squam... more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 22.95
For over a century, summer camps have provided many American children's first experience of community beyond their immediate family and neighborhoods. Each summer, children experience the pain of homesickness, learn to swim, and sit around campfires at night. Children's Nature chronicles the history of the American summer camp, from its invention... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2010; US$ 11.95
With a focus on safety and the integrity of the outdoors, The Complete Book of Fire: Building Campfires for Cooking, Warmth, Light, and Survival initiates the novice as well as informs the experienced. Integrating the history, ecology, and science of fire with practical aspects of campfires such as cooking and warmth, author Buck Tilton has created... more...