Camping and Woodcraft has ratings and 16 reviews. this book reflects Horace Kephart’s practical knowledge and covers, in de Originally published in. THE BOOKOF. CAMPING AND WOODCRAFT. A GUIDEBOOK FOR THOSE WHO TRAVEL. IN THE WILDERNESS. BY. HORACE KEPHART. NEW YORK. 5 May Camping and woodcraft by Kephart, Horace, , The Macmillan Company edition, in English – [New ed.].

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And he should know these things as he does the way to his mouth. Camping and Woodcraft ranks sixth among the ten best-selling sporting books of all time.

May 24, Philip rated it it camping and woodcraft horace kephart amazing Shelves: Shane Schmidt rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Refresh and try again. Camping and woodcraft horace kephart disgraceful fact is that although I have many US sites relating to the outdoors, camping, shooting, fishing etc.

I am not advising anybody to travel with nothing but a gun and ammunition, a blanket, a frying-pan, and a tin cup; but it has been part of my Object to show how the thing can be done, if necessary, Without serious hardship. The reindeer of Alaska are bred from Lapp reindeer imported by our government and domesticated by the Indians of Alaska. Then is he truly a woodsman, sure to do promptly the right thing at the right time, whatever befalls.

Such work can only be done by one who is not only in touch with, but a part of, nature; by one who loves the camping and woodcraft horace kephart forest life with a passion more intense than patriotism, and stronger than ambition or the greed of wealth….

The perspiration freezes in the hay, and after a hard day’s tramp a solid cake of ice will often be found, while the feet are warm and dry.

He also collected notes in a variety of bound notebooks. The latter are quite camping and woodcraft horace kephart, but do not last long, being merely green hide stripped from the beast’s hock and then sewn up with waxed thread. To ask other readers questions about The Book of Camping and Woodcraftplease sign up.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Drawing from a library career familiar with information organization, Kephart carefully collected his research material for all his published works. Comment Name Email will camping and woodcraft horace kephart be published Website. The best way is hoarce make many of the things yourself. The first edition of Camping and Woodcraft also included photographs.

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Kephart also takes the opportunity to promote the latest edition of the book now published by Macmillan. Sep 12, Yodar rated it it was amazing. And it is conceivable that some folks might call it extravagant to pay thirty-five dollars for a thing to sleep in when you lie out of doors on the ground from choice, or thirty dollars for camping and woodcraft horace kephart and pans to cook with when you are “playing hobo” as the unregenerate call our sport.

Without the use of word processors, Kephart drafts were typed. Charette rated it it was amazing Feb 02, He could then fit you with others he would make from the caribou or reindeer skin you imported. The majority of the first camping and woodcraft horace kephart was previously published as articles in Field and Stream and Sports Afield. Such an art comes in play when we travel light, and especially in emergen cies, when the equipment, or essential parts of it, have been destroyed.

Originally published in as one volume, Camping and Woodcraft was expanded into a two-volume edition in The Damping of Camping and Woodcraft: Thanks for telling us about the problem. In these drafts he selected details and observations from his collected clippings and quotes and integrated them into narrative form. No camping and woodcraft horace kephart or quizzes yet.

May camping and woodcraft horace kephart, Bonnie rated it it was amazing. An advocate for Conservation, teacher of Wilderness Living Skills, and happily married, he enjoys passing what he has learned thus far to others, especially his 2 children, Emerson and Duncan.

Written over a hundred years ago but some things don’t change. I don’t know how well Kephart is known in his own country, but if not well he deserves greater recognition.

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Kephart also included additional sketches in this edition. Outing ultimately went bankrupt while still owing Kephart money. Trey Howard rated it really liked it May 28,