Happy Camper

Happy Camper

An Essential Guide to Life Outdoors

Book - 2005
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Great outdoor advice.

The Happy Camper is a comprehensive, heavily illustrated, highly entertaining compendium of basic wilderness instruction and well-tested campsite advice. One of North America's top canoeing and outdoors experts, Kevin Callan explains how to get the most from your camping experience -- no matter where you pitch your tent, what you forgot to pack or what the weather.

Step-by-step, the book shows:

How to plan a trip for a day or even a few weeks How to pack only what is needed How to beat the bugs, stake a tent, build a fire, ward off unwanted wildlife, paddle a canoe and much more.

Other crucial topics include:

Choosing the perfect campsite Using maps and compasses Camp cooking Camping with dogs and kids Bruises, blisters and Band-Aids Canoe and kayak camping Wilderness photography Cold-weather camping.
Publisher: Erin, ON : Boston Mills Press : 2005
ISBN: 9781550464504
Branch Call Number: 796.54 C13h
Characteristics: 320p illus


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Jun 25, 2018

Aimed at the camper who travels by canoe, this book contains lots of practical real-world advice from those who have been there. Good for those getting into practical, DIY camping. If you require flush toilets this book isn't for you.

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