From one of the founders of BSA and originally published in 1882, this survival manual is filled with all kinds of projects including how to build a pine bough hut, build a boat, an aquarium, squirt guns and more. Softbound, 444 pages.
Offering step-by-step techniques to maximize performance and save money, this book could save you hundreds of dollars on outdoor gear!
Don’t retire a jacket just because it’s torn, or buy a new tent because the zipper broke… learn how to fix these problems and dozens more (so you can save your money for a dream trip!) by following the step-by-step gear maintenance and repair instructions in this large, trim, full-color handbook.
Author Kristin Hostetter has been Backpacker Magazine’s gear editor since 1994. She is also known as the "Gear Pro" on Backpacker.com where she answers questions from readers about all sorts of outdoor skills and gear.
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Veteran backcountry guides and guidebook authors share clever, practical tricks-of-the-trade that only long experience on the trail can provide in Backpacking Tips. Inside you'll find checklists, handy diagrams, and tips on everything from buying the right gear to tasty trailside cooking.