Camping's Top Secrets: A Lexicon of Camping Tips Only the Experts Know

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Globe Pequot Press, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 243 pages
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Discover the best-kept secrets of expert campers, which are divulged in this book by Cliff Jacobson, a seasoned veteran of the sport. Once you learn the secrets of the experts, you can share these insider tips with your camping buddies. Dazzle your kids or scouts with the wealth of shortcuts disclosed in this surreptitious guide to comfort and security in the bush. In this guide you'll find tips on forecasting the weather, treating drinking water, building shelters such as a quinzee hut and various survival shelters, dealing with animal and insect encounters, cooking and cookware, making fires, treating common ailments, using maps and a compass, camping with kids, and choosing camping clothes, boots, sleeping bags and gear...and much more! Cliff Jacobson is the author of Canoeing Wild Rivers and Canoe and Camping: Beyond the Basics. A contributing editor of Canoe Magazine, Cliff holds workshops throughout the country, demonstrating techniques that make the outdoors a safe and comfortable place to enjoy.

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axe use and safety
8
baking
15
bottles
26
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Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. His experiences as a professional outfitter and canoeing consultant have resulted in more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, navigation, and outdoor skills.

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