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Description - Basic Essentials by Cliff Jacobson

This new edition is packed with essential information for the camping novice, as well as a quick refresher for the veteran, with an emphasis on the all-important skills. Readers will discover how to select and use their camping gear effectively; build a fire quickly and efficiently, even in wet weather; use the right cutting tools; cook quick and tasty meals in the outdoors; rig a snug camp with four basic knots and hitches; and use a map and compass to master the basics of backcountry navigation. With ample illustrations, it covers camping gear, how to select it and how to use it, including: how to measure a sleeping bag, what kinds of boots to look for, what kinds of packs to use, and what kind of ax is handy. Easy-to-use and portable, this book should be in every backpack.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780762738083
ISBN-10: 0762738081
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 6mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Falcon Guides
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Cliff Jacobson

Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a canoeing consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on camping and canoeing. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.

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