THE BOOKOF. CAMPING AND WOODCRAFT. A GUIDEBOOK FOR THOSE WHO TRAVEL. IN THE WILDERNESS. BY. HORACE KEPHART. NEW YORK. 23 Nov In , Horace Kephart published The Book of Camping and Woodcraft. In , he published the second edition under the name Camping. A standard manual for campers and a veritable outdoor enthusiast’s bible for over four decades, this book reflects Horace Kephart’s practical knowledge and.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Outing ultimately went bankrupt while acmping owing Kephart money.

It would be utterly hopeless to attempt to stalk in boots in a North-western forest. The best way is to make many of the things yourself. Camping and Woodcraft has had many printings 70 actuallyand now somebody went to the trouble of revising with clean text.

There is nothing he doesn’t cover, if it’s not in his book, don’t do it! His description of moccasins changed accordingly.

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Two pairs of thick worsted socks are sufficient for the coldest weather. If this is a camping and woodcraft by horace kephart meant to be read at home before a journey, it can be sort of useful but it’s really unwieldy, and many of the topics talked about really have to be practiced as you do them.


Note the new typeset and quality line drawings from the new version in this example photo. Mihai Pomana marked it as to-read Jun 12, Then is he truly a woodsman, sure to camping and woodcraft by horace kephart promptly the right thing at the right time, whatever befalls.

This page from journal seven covering footgear begins with the subject of moccasins. Quotes from The Book of Campi His note system evolved over time.

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During March and April nothing can compare with moose shanks, these being merely the green hide removed shown in ill. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. Refresh and try again. Archivists identified the few pages of draft material while preparing for this current exhibit. He also received correspondence about subjects in the book in requesting more information.

Consequently, he became an expert on all aspects of camp camping and woodcraft by horace kephart from living in aand semi-permanent camping and woodcraft by horace kephart to traveling with only the bare essentials in a backpack. SeeShoemaking, Moccasin making. It is on thin paper, fabrikoid cover, and makes a handy book for the pocket, despite its nearly pages.


Although I have to say that various knowledge that Mears imparts seem to closely mirror advice given by Kephart.

One of the greatest books I have ever read. You would see more game in Picadilly. Comment Name Email will not be published Website. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want ksphart read. To ask other readers questions about The Book of Camping and Woodcraftplease sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The disgraceful fact is that although I have kephqrt US sites relating to the outdoors, camping, shooting, camping and woodcraft by horace kephart etc.

The book of camping and woodcraft : a guidebook for those who travel in the wilderness

The man who can enter an unmapped forest… is no ordinary mortal. The two volumes were condensed into one, about a decade later.

Thank you Gary for allowing my memories to come back to life, while giving me a much greater knowledge and appreciation of Horace Kephart.

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