With wit, insight, honesty, Tom Sholes reveals how a young inexperienced Scoutmaster grew in his skills and knowledge to become a highly successful leader of youth. Tom challenged his Scouts with rugged mountains, wild rivers, and unforgiving desert. A master storyteller, he recounts troop mishaps and adventures, from wild whitewater to quiet moments of wonder on mountain summits. Learn More
Aimed at both beginners and casual paddlers, covering both sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking, this book makes the sport easier than ever.
Whether you seek solace on a lake, want to run rapids, or prefer paddling with dolphins, this book takes you from store to shore and beyond. Full-color photos throughout accompany succinct, step-by-step instructions on every aspect of the sport: what equipment you need, basic strokes, navigation, rescues… even what to do if your boat tips. Also included are fun-and-games ideas and suggestions for special paddlers.
Soft cover; 244 pages. Learn More
This pocket guide is an introduction to familiar North American species of edible wild plants. The guide highlights primarily widespread edible plants and a few dangerous poisonous plants. The information is intended for reference only and should supplement a field guide or training program that provides detailed information on identification of edible plants. This laminated 12 page fold out has colored pictures of plants and a vivid description of each plant. Learn More