Written by Outdoor Safety Institute Director Alex Kosseff, this revised and updated second edition offers over 50% new content, with added sections focusing on risk management, outdoor safety, teaching, facilitation, and leading youth. Published by the Appalachian Mountain Club, this edition is "a thorough, field-tested examination of what makes the best outdoor leaders . . . and how one of them could be you" (Robert Birkby, author of the Boy Scout Handbook). Learn More
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
To celebrate the BSA Centennial, historical author and Eagle Scout, Chuck Wills mined the archives to create this comprehensive, historical account of Scouting. Filled with interesting facts along with stories from famous Scouts including Henry "Hank" Aaron, President Gerald R. Ford, Neil Armstrong, and more. With 281 pages, this book contains vivid and some never-before-seen photographs. Learn More
Produced in close partnership with the BSA®, DK Custom Publishing presents the first and only official visual representation of Scouting today. Boy Scouts of America: Today features hundreds of never-before-seen photographs drawn from a nationally-held BSA photography competition during which everyday folks submitted photos of Scouts exemplifying Scout Law. Arranged upon the theme of the 12 Points of Scout Law, this book is a visual representation of these Laws in action. Learn More