The Ultimate Guide to Hiking: More Than 100 Essential Skills on Campsites, Gear, Wildlife, Map Reading, and More (Paperback)
In The Ultimate Guide to Hiking, readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on hiking and backpacking in the wilderness. Some practical tips include:
- How to choose the best gear
- How to set up a campsite
- How to interact safely with wildlife
- How to properly read a map
- How to forecast the weather
- Learning practical navigation skills
- And so much more!
Len McDougall is a field guide and wildlife tracker in Michigan’s north woods, where he teaches survival classes and tests outdoor products. He has written for Field & Stream and published several books, including The Self-Reliance Manifesto, The Complete Tracker, The Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats, The Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook, and Practical Outdoor Survival.