America's Camping Book Author:Paul Cardwell, Jr Well-illustrated text includes chapters on: — The most enjoyable, efficient and safe way to camp, wether you are backpacking or going by horse, bicycle, trail scooter, snowmobile, canoe, kayak, boat, car, camping machine or trailer. — How to buy and make clothing and equipment, and how to modify bought gear so that it serves better in the field. — ... more »Techniques and equipment for such hobbies and in-camp activities as may take you camping in the first place: nature study, photography, pot shooting, fishing, climbing, spelunking, water skiing, surfing, swimming, sailing and skiing.
The location, natural features, facilities and rules of major campsites in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
Methods of cooking with various kinds of camp food, cookfires and firewoods.
Emergency tactics and survival techniques.
Ropework: Knots, hitches, splices and lashing.
The philosophy and ethics of camping, and a look into the future of camping equipment, camp food and land use.
Outfitters and camping organizations, and suggested reading to enhance your enjoyment of camping.« less