Field & Stream: Total Camping Manual

Plan Perfect Trips | Sharpen Your Skills | Recipes, Fire Tricks, Family Tips & More

Written By: T. Edward Nickens
Featuring helpful resources, definitive lists, and informative illustrations, photos, and charts, Field & Stream The Total Camping Manual is the ultimate reference companion for campers at any level, from novice day hikers to experienced backcountry adventurers.

This comprehensive, officially licensed guide provides hundreds of tips and techniques for first-time campers and veteran outdoor enthusiasts alike. Created by Field & Stream and Audubon magazine editor-at-large T. Edward Nickens, this essential manual instructs campers on topics including planning your trip, setting up camp, cooking large meals in the woods, and preparation for the inevitable unexpected circumstances.

Field & Stream The Total Camping Manual is the ideal companion for backpackers, car campers, and RVers alike.

200+ EXPERT TIPS: Hundreds of tips for beginning and intermediate campers include: how to stormproof tent seams, make a sleeping bag last (practically) forever, choose the right knife, ax, headlamp and hiking boots, treat water anywhere, and find the best camping spot.

FAMILY CAMPING TRICKS: Learn how to how to involve the whole family in planning, set up camp for a crowd, and cook large meals in the woods.

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS: Filled with ideas for camping outside of traditional campgrounds, from private sites to beaches to urban settings and “glamping,” and expert advice for securing a coveted reservation at popular national and state parks.

ACTIVITIES AND ADVENTURES: Learn how to read the night sky, throw an ax, fish in a stream, kayak and plan a campsite “spa day.”

FILLED WITH PHOTOS, CHARTS AND ILLUSTRATIONS: Informative photos, colorful illustrations, and step-by-step instructions help campers visualise their camping experience and make planning easy for all ages and skill levels.
Format: Flexibound
Publication Date: 4/5/2022
ISBN: 9781681887494
Pages: 272
Trim Size: 7.5 x 9.5 x .8

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T. Edward Nickens, Author: Editor-at-large for Field & Stream magazine and contributing editor for Audubon magazine, T. Edward Nickens writes about outdoor sports, natural history, and conservation for many leading magazines, winning more than two dozen national writing awards.