Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Recommended Reading

  1. The Backpacker's Handbook-This enormously practical guide includes everything from essential techniques such as map and compass work to the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys—such as how to ford rivers safely and how to choose a route through untracked terrain. This book is unequaled. You''ll find the last word on:
    -How to choose packs and footwear—and make sure they fit
    -What clothing to take on the trail
    -Tents, tarps, stoves, water purifiers, and other gear
    -GPS, cell phones, and other electronic devices
  2. A Paddler's Guide to Algonquin Park- Only 200 miles from Toronto, Algonquin Park is one of Canada''s foremost canoeing destinations, a paddler''s paradise of spectacular lakes and rivers. This book features a variety of routes, from true wilderness adventures to less rustic excursions.

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