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The Happy Camper: An Essential Guide to Life Outdoors

The Happy Camper    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 1-55046-450-7
Pages 320
Language English only
Price $24.95
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Written by Kevin Callan.
Published by Boston Mills Press, 2005.


The Happy Camper is a comprehensive, heavily illustrated, highly entertaining compendium of basic wilderness instruction and well-tested campsite advice. One of North America's top canoeing and outdoors experts, Kevin Callan explains how to get the most from your camping experience – no matter where you pitch your tent, what you forgot to pack or what the weather.

Step-by-step, the book shows:
  • How to plan a trip for a day or even a few weeks
  • How to pack only what is needed
  • Choosing the perfect campsite
  • Using maps and compasses
  • Camp cooking
  • Camping with dogs and kids
  • Canoe and kayak camping
  • Cold-weather camping
  • How to beat the bugs, stake a tent, build a fire, ward off unwanted wildlife, paddle a canoe and much more.
Also from Kevin Callan:
Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss

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