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Camping's Top Secrets, 3rd: A Lexicon of Camping Tips Only the Experts Know

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Camping’s Top Secrets goes beyond the scope of traditional camping books, revealing hundreds of field-tested tips to enhance your next outdoor adventure. With clear descriptions organized alphabetically for quick reference, this guide by veteran camping consultant Cliff Jacobson divulges the best-kept secrets of the experts.
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by FalconGuides (first published 1900)
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Oct 15, 2010 Tim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read through much of this, it's all pretty cool stuff. I want to get the latest addition to see how opinions changed on clothing now that the goretex patent has expired and there are many more waterproof solutions.

Thought it was funny he said kids don't need pads for sleeping since they can conform to any irregular ground.

Other than that seemed like there was tons of good advice - regarding how and where to store food, types of knives to use, and so much more. And I like that he freely recomme
Whether you're a new camper or a dyed-in-the-wool veteran, there are tips, tricks and ideas here for you.
Jan 21, 2008 Blast rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Scouts, military personal, campers, backpackers
Shelves: survival, outdoors
Lots of good information organized very well. Definately worth the money even if you're a long-time camper.
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Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers, wilderness guides, national and foreign consultants, and is the most published canoeing/camping writer of this century. He is a professional canoe guide and outfitter, a wilderness canoeing and camping consultant and the author of over a dozen top-selling books on camping and canoeing— numerous titles have been translated in ...more
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