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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This book by William “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt is truly an inspiring read. It tells Lord Baden-Powell’s story in two parts: first, his illustrious military career in which he rose to the rank of Lieutenant-General in the British army; then, his post-war vision that became the Boy Scout program. Read he engaged boys in purposeful fun and draw them away from the rough streets of turn-of-the-century England. Learn More