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Off The Beaten Path

A Hardcover Travel Guide to More Than 1000 Scenic and Interesting Places Still Uncrowded and Inviting

Off the Beaten Path highlights more than 1,000 of the United States most over looked and must see destinations. This best selling travel and camping book shows you where to go, how to get there and what you need to know before you begin your outdoor adventure. Listed in an alphabetical state by state format.


Camping Made Easy

Camping Made Easy is an informative camping book that covers every aspect of camping in a practical and carefree approach.

With over 300 photographs and illustrations, you will be setting up camp and relaxing around the camp fire before you know it. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned camper, this comprehensive camping book will answer all of your camping questions. Full of ideas and information.




The Total Outdoorsman Manual

The Total Outdoorsman Manual is the ultimate camping book for the outdoors enthusiast, packed with hundreds of practical tips, ideas and techniques to improve your hunting, fishing, camping and survival skills.

Practical information suited for both the beginner and more seasoned outdoorsman, this book is a comprehensive and entertaining guide that will enable anyone to improve or master their outdoor skills.




Camping and Survival - The Ultimate Outdoors Book

Camping & Survival helps you acquire and sharpen skills that are required to safely enjoy every aspect involved in camping.

In this outdoor camping book you will find information on how to choose the right camping equipment, set up your camp, hike & travel for every season, search for food & water, first aid & techniques, read the weather, find shelter and much more.




Fifty Places To Camp Before You Die

Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die highlights the worlds best camping destinations. The book features the world’s top spots for sleeping under the stars and enjoying a host of outdoor recreational activities that make camping such a favourite leisure activity.

Interviews with camping experts and beautiful, vibrant photography bring each location to life. Great tips and advice on each location.



SAS Survival Handbook

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material.

The internationally bestselling SAS Survival Handbook is the complete resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers.

From basic camp techniques and navigation to coping with any type of situation, this complete survival guide includes Making camp, Being prepared, Food, First aid, Disaster survival, Self-defense techniques, Security and Climate & terrain. A classic outdoor manual.


Camping For Dummies

Camping for Dummies shows you how to get out and enjoy the best that the great outdoors has to offer. Written in a humorous and simple style you will find the authors experienced advise will prove invaluable on any camping trip.

Advice and tips on camping gear, shelters, clothing, camp cooking, outdoor activities, weather and more. If you think camping sounds fun but aren't sure about what's involved, then this friendly guide is for you.




Survival Hacks

Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his practical, easy to follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks shows you how to turn simple objects into essential survival tools.

Every one of the 200 hacks is something that you can use to improve your chance of survival.

The book is divided into chapters 1) Shelter 2) Water 3) Fire 4) food 5) staying healthy, 6) gear 7) forward movement 8) every day carry. This guide covers everything.




Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia

Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Wilderness Survival, First Aid. 2014 GOLD Winner for Best Sports Book.

Totally revised and updated, this indispensable resource offers in depth coverage of hunting, shooting, fishing, camping, boating, survival, first aid, bowhunting and much more.

Produced in full color, featuring more than 1,300 photographs and 1,000 diagrams and illustrations.

Easy Campfire Cooking

200+ Family Fun Recipes for Cooking Over Coals and In the Flames with a Dutch Oven, Foil Packets, and More!

From breakfast treats, to hot dogs, to smores and more--you will find recipes the whole family will love.

Easy Campfire Cooking is filled with tips, campfire safety, and techniques on how to build the perfect cooking fire.



The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids

How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures and Connect Kids to Nature

Learn the basics of family camping, from choosing a destination and packing gear to setting up a campsite and keeping little ones safe

Create the perfect camp menu with simple and tasty recipe ideas

This guide is your game plan to unplugging from the digital world and connecting your kids to nature.

Camping 101

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started on your First Camping Trip

This interesting and informative book contains valuable information for those who have a desire to go camping but weren’t sure how to go about it.

This book will give you all the advice and tips you need including gear, food, camping activities, fist aid and more.





Hiking Books

Backpacker The Complete Guide to Backpacking

Backpacker Magazine’sThe Complete Guide to Backpacking combines and distills the most useful and relevant skills necessary for backpacking in one easy to use guide. From detailed descriptions of what to pack and how to pack it, to navigation and campsite cooking, to managing outdoor hazards and more, The Complete Guide to Backpacking is the definitive resource for Backpacking-related know-how.





Ultralight Backpackin' Tips

153 Amazing & Inexpensive Tips For Extremely Lightweight Camping

Short, to the point, and humorously illustrated by famed outdoor illustrator Mike Clelland, this book presents everything hikers and backpackers need to be safe, comfortable, and well-fed while carrying a very small and lightweight pack.





Trail Tested- A Hikers Guide To Ultralight Hiking & Backpacking

Justin Lichter, a.k.a. Trauma, divulges hundreds of valuable tips and advice based on his more than 35,000 miles of hiking across the country and beyond. Vibrant images from Trauma's treks will entice all readers of all skill levels to get out and enjoy the backcountry. You'll learn why getting the right gear and learning outdoor skills are integral to making the most out of your next backpacking trip.




Backpacking-Essential Guide to Hiking & Backpacking for Beginners

Topics covered in this backpacker beginners guide include

1. How to Plan Your Backpacking Trip & Prepare Yourself Physically.

2. Know What Clothing To Bring and Be Prepared For Any Situation.

3. Know What Kind Of Food To Bring Without Taking Up Much Space

4. How To Pack Sleeping Gear For Maximum Comfort And Efficiency

5.How To Respond To Various Emergency Situations & Much More

Bushcraft 101- A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry!

Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, "Bushcraft 101" gets you ready for your next backpacking adventure with plenty of advice and tips. This valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness.





Wilderness Survival For Dummies

Your one-stop guide to surviving and enjoying the Great Outdoors. This practical, accurate guide gives you all the expert, field-tested tools and techniques you need to survive. Whether you find yourself lost in the woods, adrift on a life raft, bitten by a snake, or needing shelter in cold weather, this hands-on book teaches you how to stay safe, find rescue, and live to tell the tale! Topics covered include Practice expert survival methods, Be prepared for water emergencies, Basic orientation skills, How to keep warm or cool, True stories of survival and much more.




Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Chris Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world’s greatest walking adventures. With commentaries from expert trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, Santella has again captured the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.





Classic Hikes of the World - 23 Breathtaking Treks

Author Peter Potterfield has selected 23 classic and breathtaking hikes of the world based on his personal experience. having hiked and photographed hundreds of trails to arrive at this selection. Each of the hikes, ranging from overnight and four day treks to weekly and longer, are covered in full detail including 115 photographs. Features included are details on track conditions, best seasons, level of difficulty, hazards and maps. None of these hikes require any mountaineering skill.




Great Walks of the World

An exciting collection of 11 global walks and hikes that include destinations on every continent except for Antarctica. From one day hikes to two week odysseys, readers will find the in depth story behind each trail, combined with detailed maps and a visual feast of archival and contemporary images from contributors located around the world. So lace up those boots and get moving. Or put your feet up and read all about it from the comfort of your living room.





Classic Hikes of North America - 25 Breathtaking Treks

Classic Hikes of North America is a beautifully photographed practical account of the best backcountry journeys in the United States and Canada. Peter Potterfield, an experienced hiker and photographer, has analyzed and graded these spectacular wilderness experiences for both beginners experienced hikers. Illustrated with more than 200 color photographs and hiking directions.





America's Great Hiking Trails

A hiker’s dream bucket list is embodied in this lavishly illustrated celebration of more than 50,000 miles of America’s most iconic trails. Each featured trail has its own section, complete with a map and photo gallery. Stunning photographs! America’s Great Hiking Trails is perfect for anyone interested in outdoor recreation and conservation.



Fishing Books

The Total Fishing Manual

The Total Fishing Manual covers more than 300 tools, techniques and tactics including amazing photos and useful illustrations. In this best selling fishing book you will find find valuable information on how to pick the best fishing tackle, lures, baits and flies for every situation and every style of water as well as many other tips and techniques. Whether you're a beginner, a weekend angler or a more seasoned fisherman this excellent fishing book has all the information you need.




Field & Stream Skills Guide- Fishing

Field & Stream Fishing Guide is full of practical advice for spinning, fly-fishing and baitcasting. This handy fishing book includes over 100 tips on fishing gear, fishing tackle, knots and how to locate good fishing spots. This fishing book is an excellent guide for the dedicated weekend angler as well as more experienced fisherman.







Complete Guide to Fresh and Saltwater Fishing

The ultimate do it yourself guide for the fresh and saltwater angler. One of the most complete fishing instructional books ever published. Complete Guide to Fresh and Saltwater Fishing clearly explains and illustrates the most successful techniques for any type of fishing. This fishing book is a must have reference guide for both the novice and experienced fisherman.





The Complete Guide to Freshwater Fishing

The complete Guide To Freshwater Fishing covers all the major freshwater species in North America. It includes tips and techniques for catching gamefish throughout the country under every conceivable on the water situation. In developing this book, the writers, editors and researchers traveled from Alaska to Mexico to fish with veteran guides and nationally known tournament anglers. The tips and techniques they uncovered are fully explained and illustrated in the book.




Roland Martin's 101 Bass-Catching Secrets

Roland Martin, the most successful bass fisherman in history in terms of tournaments won, is a prolific source of bass fishing wisdom and sure-fire bassing tips. Both practical and discursive, Martin discusses why bass strike, how to use live bait, plugs, and spinners, tricks for night fishing, and how to fish logs, weeds, rocks, and trees. Full of information and great stories, Roland Martin's 101 Bass-Catching Secrets is the best guide available to help fishermen land more bass, and a revealing look at the exciting world of professional fishing.





The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide

Completely Revised and Updated with Over 400 New Color Photos and Illustrations. A best-selling, fully illustrated, and comprehensive book, this book has been required reading for every angler for the past two decades. Included here are instructions for tackle selection; casting and presentation; flies and their specific uses; successful techniques on stream, pond, or ocean; and the select tackle, flies, and methods for pursuing every major gamefish in fresh and salt water, from bass to bonefish, tarpon to trout.




L.L Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing


An exciting full colored book for beginning and expert fly anglers. Written by unquestioned experts in the field, this book is divided into four essential parts consisting of General Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing for Bass, Fly Casting and Fly Tying. The L.L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing is the perfect gift for seasoned anglers looking to improve their skills, novices picking up a fly rod for the first time, and for all those who have ever dreamed of trading in their suits for a pair of waders.



Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes - Second Edition

There are nearly 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America alone, and identifying them can sometimes be a daunting task. In fact, in just the twenty years since publication of the first edition of the Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes, the number of species has risen by almost 150. Some of the species can be told apart only by minute differences in coloration or shape, and these beautifully illustrated plates reveal exactly how to distinguish each species. The guide includes detailed maps and information showing where to locate each species of fish





Fishing for Dummies

Fishing For Dummies is a hands on, friendly fishing guide suited for the beginner or anyone that is thinking of taking up the sport of fishing. Consisting of 361 pages, Fishing For Dummies has lots of useful information including what equipment you need through to the different baits and lures that are required. A great book for the beginner fisherman.





Basic Fishing - A Beginners Guide

A great beginner’s fishing book for anyone that is considering the wonderful sport of fishing. With Basic Fishing, you’ll be an accomplished angler in no time at all. This fishing book provides a step by step guide that breaks down the sport of fishing with diagrams, photographs, and lessons. Includes advice and tips on The different types of fishing equipment, How to select the best fishing tackle, Baiting techniques for natural and artificial baits, Tips for selecting the best fishing spots, Useful methods for cleaning and cooking fish and much more!