Camping In The Old Style: Updated Edition

April 15, 2015|
Camping In The Old Style: Updated Edition by David Wescott
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Back before the days of RVs, nylon sleeping bags, and all the other modern camping conveniences, people still went camping. This updated and newly designed color edition of Camping in the Old Style explores the techniques and methods used during the golden age of camping, including woodcraft, how to set a campfire, food preparation, pitching a tent, auto camping, and canoeing.

The book is loaded with nuggets of wisdom from classic books written by camping and outdoors pioneers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, such as Daniel Carter Beard, Warren H. Miller, Ernest Thompson Seton, Horace Kephart, and Nessmuk, and author David Wescott includes his own methods, techniques, and philosophies as well. A generous addition of color photos of present-day classic camping enthusiasts supplements many of the fascinating archival black-and-white photos.

David Wescott is author of Camping in the Old Style and editor of Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills. Formerly education director for the Boulder Outdoor School, he has been a leading figure in wilderness education for more than thirty years. He lives with his wife in Rexburg, Idaho.
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Title:Camping In The Old Style: Updated Edition
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:224 pages, 10.88 X 8 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 10.88 X 8 X 0.8 in
Published:April 15, 2015
Publisher:Gibbs Smith
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781423637943

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