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Pacific Northwest by
Call Number: GV191.42.N75 B37 2015
Publication Date: 2015
This is your comprehensive revision to walking, jogging, biking and cross country skiing the rail trail systems in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.
Hiking Idaho by
Call Number: GV199.42.I2 M443 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Lace up your boots and sample more than 100 trails in Idaho's vast undeveloped backcountry and wilderness areas. Discover pink granite peaks of the Sawtooth Range, "big tree" country in the Selkirk Mountain rain forest, and Hells Canyon - the deepest gorge in North America. Idaho offers hikers some of the most magnificent and rugged mountain scenery in the Lower 48 as well as peaceful alpine meadows, sparkling lakes, excellent fishing, and the chance to see high-country wildlife. Use this guide for: up-to-date trail information; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; difficulty ratings for each hike; detailed trail maps; zero-impact camping trips. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout Idaho.
Survival & Outdoor Life
The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques by
Call Number: GV200.5 .S74 2000
Publication Date: 2000
A comprehensive guidebook to outdoor survival , in any terrain, in any climate, in any part of the world.
Extreme Wilderness Survival by
Call Number: GV200.5 .C38 2017
Publication Date: 2017
For the beginner and way beyond, Extreme Wilderness Survival has what every outdoorsman needs to stay safe in the woods: the right mind-set, skills, advanced tactics and gear choices based on real experiences. Craig Caudill of Nature Reliance School has spent four decades gathering expertise in outdoor survival--including two 30-day solo sabbaticals in remote woods with only a knife. He teaches military personnel as well as everyday citizens how to avoid trouble and what to do when you can't avoid it. In this book, Craig puts it all together in a sensible way, step by step, for almost any scenario--from getting lost alone to extreme group tactics.
Indian and Camp Handicraft by
Call Number: TT157.H915 1945
Publication Date: 1945
"Tested in camps and craft classes these simplified instructions for 30 Indian articles (wigwams, peace pipes, bow and arrows, etc.) have proved popular and worth while." "Ben Hunt is an artist and an able handcraftsman well known for his work as Boy Scout leader, Hobby Director of a large youth organization, and HObby and Craftwork adviser at a boy's camp."
Mountain Man Crafts and Skills by
Call Number: TT149.M766 1980
Publication Date: 1981
This useful book is filled with ideas and projects that are fun to make! The author, a professional artist, has drawn the instructions for the items and skills he is demonstrating, making a book that can be easily utilized by people of many ages and ability levels. There's valuable information here for hobbiests, Boy Scouts, survival enthusiasts, family campers--for anyone who enjoys outdoor life! This book is a must for everyone who loves outdoor life and for all those who enjoy working with their hands.
National Geographic Complete Survival Manual by
Call Number: GF86.S94 2008
Publication Date: 2009
Provides survival information from the American Red Cross, U.S. Army, Boy Scouts of America, and the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. Covers preparation, shelter, food, water, fire, navigation, signaling, hazards and first aid in various environments.
The Survival Handbook by
Call Number: GV200.5 .T69 2012
Publication Date: 2012
From planning an expedition, to packing essential kits, to discovering what to do on a trail, The Survival Handbook is an invaluable tool when you're in the great outdoors. Among a myriad of outdoor skills, it teaches readers how to make shelters, find water, and spot, catch, and cook wild food. And if there's an emergency, it shows which essential first-aid techniques to use when, how to mount a rescue, and even how to get yourself found.
Camping Idaho by
Call Number: GV194.I2 S73 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Looking for the ideal spot to pitch your tent or park your RV? Camping Idaho will take you there.
This comprehensive guidebook gives detailed descriptions of more than 300 public campgrounds throughout Idaho's widely varied scenery. These are campsites managed by national, state, city, and county parks; the Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management; and the Idaho Power Company. They're in the remote wilderness areas and near cities, in deserts and on mountaintops, along roaring streams and by popular fishing and boating lakes.
Travel: Places to see
Moon Idaho by
Call Number: F744.3 .K45 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Seasoned food, wine, and travel writer James Patrick Kelly offers his unique perspective on this remarkable travel destination, from free Wednesday night concerts at The Grove in Boise to the bizarre rock outcroppings of the Magic Valley. Kelly uses his local knowledge to craft original trip ideas, including Five Days of Fun in the Sawtooths, Birding in Idaho, and Exploring Backcountry Hot Springs. Complete with details on skiing Silver Mountain, exploring McCall's numerous hot springs, and noshing on contemporary Northwest fare in downtown Nampa, Moon Idaho gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Places to Explore (Southern Idaho)
Places to Explore (around Twin Falls)