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A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaing guide you’ll find to the The Appalachian Trail, a hiking trail that stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. A Walk In The Woods is Bill Bryson's hilarious and very astute account of his trails and tribulations along the Appalachian Trail. We all loved this book! When Bryson speaks for the many Americans he encounters along the way--in various shops, restaurants, airports, and along the trail--he launches into his American accent, which is whiny and full of hard r's. And his southern intonations are a hoot. He's even got a special voice used exclusively when speaking for his somewhat surprising trail partner, Katz. In the 25 years since their school days together, Katz has put on quite a bit of weight. In fact, "he brought to mind Orson Welles after a very bad night. He was...
$15.99


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Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book

Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book

Allen and Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book contains traveling and camping skills for a wilderness environment! Allen O'Bannon and Mike Clelland, two NOLS instructors have written a funny and informative how-to book covering backpacking. Get out and get back home with tips from this book. Traveling into the wilderness with just your pack on your back clears the mind and is an empowering experience. Allen and Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book, written and illustrated by two guys who spend most of their lives in the woods, provides information on dressing and packing for the outdoors, equipment, travel techniques, campcraft, trip planning, outdoor hazards, low-impact camping and more. BOOK FEATURES: Beginners will find this book a perfect introduction to the backpacking world Experienced Backpackers are certain to pick up a few more tricks from this thoroughly informative and...
$14.95


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Be Expert With Map and Compass

Be Expert With Map and Compass

Be Expert with Map and Compass by Bjorn Kjellstrom covers all aspects of map and compass use.
  • Explains basic map and compass skills clearly
  • Fully updated edition, including information on GPS
  • Includes up-to-date Web site addresses, references, and sources
  • Features a fresh, rugged design
  • Ideal book for beginners
The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPS

GPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular, easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years. Now updated to include information on GPS as well as current Web sites, references, sources, and photographs, it remains the book of choice for professional outdoorsmen, novice...

$18.95


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GPS Made Easy

GPS Made Easy

GPS Made Easy by Lawrence Letham is a comprehensive guidebook that covers GPS use in all outdoor activities. You'll find this book more readable than most manufacturer's manuals.
$16.99


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How To Shit in the Woods

How To Shit in the Woods

How to Shit in The Woods By Kathleen Meyer is a clearly written how to book on one of the most serious issues encountered in trekking around the countryside. It’s the feisty third edition of How to Shit in the Woods, jam-packed with new information for outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe. Hailed in its first edition as “the most important environmental book of the decade” by Books of the Southwest, and in its second as “the real shit” by the late, great, outdoor photographer Galen Rowell, this bestselling guide is often called the “backpacker’s bible” and has sold more than 2.5 million copies in eight languages. Author Kathleen Meyer continues to pioneer the way with her inimitable voice—at once humorous, irreverent, and direct—examining the latest techniques for graceful backcountry elimination, and answering a desperate cry from nature concerning environmental precautions in our ever-shrinking...
$11.95


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Lighten Up!

Lighten Up!

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin is a complete handbook for Light and Ultralight backpacking. Walking into the wilderness with a pack on your back is an empowering experience - even more so when that pack you're carrying isn't weighing you down. Lighten Up! shows you how to pack light without sacrificing the essentials or your safety. Features solid advice and trail-tested tricks from outdoors expert Don Ladigin and more than 150 humorous and helpful illustrations by Mike Clelland. For beginners and old timers alike. Walking into the wilderness with a pack on your back is an empowering experience - even more so when that pack you're carrying isn't weighing you down. Lighten Up! shows you how to pack light without sacrificing the essentials or your safety. Featuring solid advice and trail-tested tricks from outdoors expert Don Ladigin and more than 150 humorous and helpful illustrations by the incomparable Mike...
$12.95


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Nols Wilderness First Aid

Nols Wilderness First Aid

75 illustrations 5 x 8 A sound foundation in first aid skills, this standard reference emphasizes prevention and treatment of common wilderness accidents and illnesses. Nols Wilderness First Aid Wilderness First Aid from NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) first aid guide designed for those who teach in the outdoors and, or are looking for a more comprehensive approach to emergency medicine than normally found in standard texts. 75 illustrations 5 x 8 A sound foundation in first aid skills, this standard reference emphasizes prevention and treatment of common wilderness accidents and illnesses.
$19.95


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NOLS Wilderness Navigation

NOLS Wilderness Navigation

NOLS Wilderness Navigation by Darran Wells The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to finding your way in the wilderness. Covers all navigational techniques, equipment, and software.
  • The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to finding your way in the wilderness
  • Covers all navigational techniques, from map and compass to GPS and gives instructions on taking bearings and planning routes on USGS maps
  • Up-to-date information on tools, equipment, and software, including smartphones and iPads for navigation, new emergency communication technology (such as SPOT), and solar power
  • Updated and new illustrations by Jon Cox
About the Author

Darran Wells is a senior NOLS Instructor and Assistant Professor of Outdoor Education & Leadership at Central Wyoming College. He is also an officer for Fremont County Search and...

$16.95


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