Camping & Survival: The Ultimate Outdoors Book
By: Paul Tawrell This book helps you acquire and sharpen skills required to safely enjoy the outdoors. You will find details on how to hike/travel, in the summer and winter, “make a camp”, choose suitable equipment, and understand your environment. You...
Flirting With Danger: Hiking the Grand Canyon the Wrong Way (BS-35)
By: C.P. Webster-Scholten Trudging down the trail with minimal food, inadequate hiking gear, and no water, four teenagers begin a hike across Arizona's Grand Canyon in the summer of 1958. Their trek commences in boisterous naivety accented with laughter and...
Desert Survival Handbook: How to Prevent and Handle Emergency Situations
By: Charles A. Lehman Survival situations can and do happen to average people, as well as adventurous explorers. You have the capacity to handle these situations if you know and follow fundamental principles of survival. Desert Survival Handbook contains the...
Don't Forget the Duct Tape: Tips and Tricks for Repairing Outdoor Gear (BS-14)
By: Kristen Hostetter Whether you need to remedy a leak in your tent, repair flapping boot soles, nurse a cranky stove back to life, unclog a water filter, or revive gunked up Velcro, you'll find the solution here. And it...
Backpacker Outdoor Survival
In Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Survival Stories and the Lessons Learned, veteran outdoor educator and former NOLS instructor Molly Absolon recounts a wide variety of outdoor survival stories pulled from dependable sources including Backpacker.com, outdoor magazines, and Absolon's own experiences as a...
A Practical Guide to Living on an Acre: The Self-Reliant Life
By: U.S. Department of Agriculture Who hasn't daydreamed at one time or another about selling produce at a farmer's market, keeping chickens, or planting an orchard of fruit trees? Inside every do-it-yourselfer is a longing for a more independent lifestyle...
Wilderness Camping and Hiking
By: Paul Tawrell My goals in writing this guide have been to help you acquire and sharpen the skills required to safely enjoy the wilderness. You will find details on how to travel, "make a camp", choose suitable equipment, and...
Big Book of Self-Reliant Living: Advice And Information On Just About Everything You Need To Know To Live On Planet Earth
Rural homesteaders and urban apartment-dwellers alike will find a mother lode of practical information packed into this completely revised and updated edition of the ultimate how-to handbook for all generations. A selective compendium of public-domain documents, it brings together in...
The Outdoor Survival Handbook Step-By-Step Bushcraft Skills: The ultimate guide to life-saving techniques
A practical handbook on how to cope with all kinds of survival scenarios, with detailed visual instructions and step-by-step sequences for every situation.
Winter Camping: National Outdoor Leadership School
The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to camping in extreme cold Comprehensive coverage of winter clothing and gear Proven techniques for traveling efficiently and safely across snow and ice and complete directions for building igloos and many other snow...
Backpacker Outdoor Hazards (BS-42)
By: Dave Anderson Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Hazards brings you essential mind gear from two of the most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Discover how to be safe in the outdoors when hiking and backpacking and how to plan...
Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Survival: Skills to Survive and Stay Alive (BS-41)
Backpacker magazine's Outdoor Survival brings you essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Learn how to properly preplan for a trip, build a shelter, start a fire, prevent hypo- or hyperthermia, navigate when...