Californias Wilderness Areas the Complete Guide Mountains and Coastal Ranges
By: George Wuerthner
Nearly fifteen percent of California is designated as wilderness, more square miles of wildlands than any other state except Alaska. This volume includes 60 wilderness areas, from little-known gems to national treasures such as John Muir and Ansel Adams Wildernesses. Each entry highlights the area's geology, ecosystems, plant and animal species, and recreational opportunities, along with schematic maps and suggested hikes--all the information you'll need to enjoy California's myriad wilderness areas.
2000 NORTH AMERICAN CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
By: Globe Pequot Press
The camping and RV industry's most widely used and respected campground directory, known for its accurate information and up-to-date, reliable rating system!
Making Camp : The Complete Guide for Hikers, Mountain Bikers, Paddlers & Skiers
By: Dennis Coello, John Harlin, Alan Kesselheim, Steve Howe
Here is a comprehensive, detailed camping how-to compiled by Backpacker field experts for anyone traveling by foot, boat, bicycle, or skis, through all kinds of terrain, year-around. Gleaned from the lifetime experiences of four Backpacker magazine field experts, this compendium of advice, checklists, suggestions, priorities, rules of thumb, and special considerations presents the best from the best. Learn how to select sites, arrange your kitchen, build a portable toilet, pitch a tent, build a fire, and leave no trace.
Roughing It Easy/a Unique Ideabook for Camping and Cooking
By: Dian Thomas
Dian Thomas, world-renowned first lady of creativity, presents Roughing It Easy, the all-in-one bible of camping and outdoor fun. This new enlarged and updated guide is filled with innovative hints for making camping and cooking safe, imaginative and above all, enjoyable.
CAMPING'S TOP SECRETS
By: Cliff Jacobson
Discover the best-kept secrets of expert campers, which are divulged in this book by Cliff Jacobson, a seasoned veteran of the sport. SHHHHHH! Don't let the other experts know what he's done! 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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