Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts
Derrydale Press, Sep 19, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 250 pages
Ever wonder how to make a teepee, wigwam or lean-to? What it was like camping out before insulated sleeping bags? Bernard S. Mason answers these questions and more in Boy's Book of Camping and Wood Crafts. Everything from fitting everything you need (and what that is exactly) in one pack to building shelter and starting your campfire is explained in great detail and with easy to read diagrams and drawings.
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