Camping Made Easy

Book Description

If you think camping means big mosquitoes, big headaches, and big effort, this book is for you. Camping Made Easy presents a practical, informative approach to carefree camping. After putting to rest the myths concerning the hardships and frustrations of camping, Mike Rutter presents nuts-and-bolts information on every aspect of camping, often relating advice garnered from his twenty-plus years of experience. You will learn how to
* select the right equipment, including tents, stoves, sleeping bags, lanterns, backpacks and more
* plan for a painless camping trip
* pack efficiently
* select a good campground
* set up camp
* take fun day hikes
* involve the entire family in the trip

With more than 300 photographs and illustrations to help you get started, you will be setting up camp, stoking the campfire, and relaxing before you know it. Whether you are setting up a tent in a local campground or planning a cross-country camping odyssey, this comprehensive guide will answer all your camping questions.

About Rutter, Michael

Michael Rutter has written hundreds of articles on camping, fishing, and hunting for Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, Fishing World, and Sports Afield,and is the co-author of Globe Pequot's Fly Fishing Made Easy. He has camped all across the United States and Canada, using everything from ultralights to RVs. A professor at Brigham Young University, Mike makes his home with his family in Orem, Utah.