Whether you’re a first-time backpacker, an occasional weekend warrior or a seasoned long-distance trekker, you’ll love this guide. Learn exactly what you need to carry – both on your back and between your ears – for all seasons and circumstances through a show-and-tell of clothing, footwear, backpacks, shelter and sleep systems, and more, as well as through detailed articles on foot care, campsite selection and hiking efficiency. Learn More
No telescope required! A comfortable lawn chair and a clear, night sky are all you need. Author James R. Sowell teaches you how to find and identify constellations—and even locate galaxies!—just using the naked eye.
Trailmaster John McKinney reveals how you can get the most out of your time on the trail. If you're new to hiking, you'll learn the basics, one step at a time. And if you're already at home on the trail, you're guaranteed to glean new tips to enhance your hiking experience. Whether you hike in your local park or halfway around the world, you'll need to know how to prepare and what to expect. This book provides solid information, practical tips and inspiration. Learn More
New York Times best-selling author William J.Bennett uses stories, essays, historical vignettes, and contemporary profiles to explore and explain what it means to be a man.
Special BSA® edition features 36 additional pages including stories of Scouts with each chapter and a forward by Chief Scout Executive Bob Mazzuca.
The Book of Man explores the life of men in various contexts: work, play, prayer, war, home, and citizenship. Aimed at helping families (adults and children), teachers, and policy makers, this book defines what a man should be, how he should live, and to what he should aspire.
Appropriate reading for both teens and adults. Learn More