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.
Soft cover, 200 pages. Learn More
Part of the popular Be Prepared® series, this finely illustrated, all-level hiking guide provides practical information covering everything you need to know for organizing successful backpacking or camping trips. A wealth of essential tips -- on weather, fitness, comfort, first aid, navigation, and much more – is packed into a handy pocket size. Soft cover; 160 pages. Learn More
A BSA licensed product, in the "Be Prepared" series. This book is full of useful information and is an excellent guide to get you started. Everything is covered from obtaining your license to equipment (rods, reels, tackle, clothing, etc.) and skills. Bait and lures used for different varieties of fish as well as fly fishing are explained in this colorfully illustrated book. Learn More
Discover BWCA . . . the legendary destination for canoeists from around the world! This book is an excellent guide to canoe camping in this area where you can paddle a thousand pristine lakes and streams in more than a million acres of solitude and beauty. Guide covers basic paddle craft, plus safety and practice exercises for groups preparing for a multiday trip to BWCA. Soft cover, 171 pages. Learn More