Books For Camping Enthusiasts

camping bookNo matter how much you think you know you can always learn more. You can learn a lot from other people’s experience and expertise and their nuggets of wisdom can be found in a variety of books.

Here are some suggestions of books for campers that you may want to check out before your next camping trip.

Camping for Dummies

This is a great book for helping novices become better outdoorsmen in easy to read and simple language that just about anyone can understand.

It’s packed with plenty of helpful advice on such topics as where to go, what type of camping gear to buy and how to build a shelter.

Learn what type of clothing to bring along, how to read signs of weather and camping safety so that everyone stays in one piece.  Other things you can learn is how to cook a delicious fish you caught yourself, how to tie a bear bag and knowing the limitations of a GPS system.

Basic Essentials Cooking in the Outdoors

You might want to move beyond the usual hamburgers and hotdogs eaten around the campfire. Basic Essentials Cooking in the Outdoors is the perfect tome for the camp cook that wants to prepare more creative camping meals.

Not only will you learn how to cook great meals, the book covers subjects as how to keep foods hot longer, how to keep food fresh without the help of a refrigerator and how to plan and pack your meals when you are going on a wilderness expedition.

You’ll also get tips on how to cook in all weather whether it is snow, rain or wind and where you can get drinking water that is safe to drink.[Campfire Cooking]

Stargazing for Beginners

A part of camping is sitting beneath the dark sky and gazing up towards the heavens. The unfortunate truth is that most of us have no idea what we are looking at. This book will point out simple constellations and when and where to look for particular configurations.

The book comes with a map for each month so that you can see the position of the constellations from all directions. The book provides an easy way to understand the beauty that is high above you.

If you have a camping friend or are a camper yourself, why not go out and enlarge your library with books that concentrate on one of your favorite pastimes.