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The 2003 Trailer Life Directory is the most comprehensive, accurate, and reliable source of campground information for the more than 7 million RV owners. It lists and fully describes more than 12,500 private and public campgrounds, 1,100 RV service centers, and 900 tourist attractions. New to this edition are a survey of the RV marketplace for products, information, and coupons; tips on traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail; a tour of America's most interesting factories; and an easy-to-use index to attractions and service centers. Campgrounds are rated for facilities, restroom cleanliness and design, and visual appeal by inspection teams that stay on the road year-round. Campground listings include location; directions; hookup facilities; am... Rest of this review on the detail page
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Camping out has changed considerably from the good old days of pine bough beds, bonfires and fresh-cut trail shelters. No longer is it ethical to shape the land to suit our whims. There are just too few wild places and too many of us. It's important to have high tech equipment, but what if you can't afford it? What if you become separated from your stove in a capsize? What if a large tear develops in your tent in canyon country or a remote northern river? Are you prepared? Are your skills honed? Cliff Jacobson, the world's most prolific camping and canoeing writer, has written this book to make the old timers proud. Make fire by flint and steel, and bow-drill. Construct a zippered fabric bag for your cooking utensils and pots. Modify pots a... Rest of this review on the detail page
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This book was written as a reminder to all campers how special the backcountry is and how better to enjoy and appreciate it yourself. Here are some of the indispensable bits of camp lore and humor you'll find inside: 1.) Wake up every now and then before the sun. 4.) "Minimal impact" means caring. 5.) Make an effort to carry no more than one third of your body weight. 6.) Stay put when lost. 13.) Wax or silicone your equipment zippers if you have difficulty moving them. Do your best to enjoy the outdoors safely. 16.) See if you can follow an animal trail (proceed with caution if the tracks are larger than your own). 56.) Never pack more than you can carry. 66.) Never tell you feel o.k. when really don't. 67.) Remember that every pound on yo... Rest of this review on the detail page
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