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Scouting for Boys: The Original 1908 Edition

by Robert Baden-Powell

Written by Robert Baden-Powell, Lieutenant General in the British Army and founder of the international Scouting movement, Scouting for Boys is one of the most influential manuals for youth ever published. First...

The Lure of Faraway Places: Reflections on Wilderness and Solitude

by Herb Pohl & James Raffan

Herb Pohl, solo wilderness canoe traveller, left a legacy of stories that take us into the private world of an individual alone in the wilderness.

The Great Run

by Francesco Prossen

”Mind!! You could consider this book as a doping” Marco writes in a comment. “I did Tor three times.. three times arrived in Courmayeur.. It's very hard, it's killing.. it's long but marvelous... I can't...

The Fly Fishing Guide to Colorado's Flat Tops Wilderness

by Al Marlowe & Karen Rae Christopherson

A complete fly fishing guide to Colorado's second largest wilderness area. Each chapter covers a section of the river and provides information on access, parking, seasons, hatches, recommended equipment, and...

Boomerangs: How to Make and Throw Them

by Bernard S. Mason

Dozens of designs: tumblestick, boomabird, pinwheel, cross-stick, curved-stick boomerang, and many more. Complete throwing instructions included.

25 Kites That Fly

by Leslie Hunt

Detailed instructions for creating standard two-stick kites, six-point stars, figural kites, balloon kites, tetrahedral kites, box kites, and many other varieties. Includes directions for making tails, reeling...

The American Boy's Handy Book: Turn-of-the-Century Classic of Crafts and Activities

by Daniel Beard

Used by generations of Boy Scouts, this classic features scores of projects — from stocking aquariums and performing puppet shows to sculpting snowmen and making sleds. 254 black-and-white figures. 63 illustrations....

Woodcraft and Camping

by George W. Sears Nessmuk

A famous woodsman provides classic instructions for roughing it, camping, hiking, firemaking, cookout, shelters, and more. "Useful, specific information and suggestions on all aspects of woodcraft." — Moor...

When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, 2nd Edition

by Matthew Stein

There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills—from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills—prepares...

Parkour and the Art du déplacement

by Vincent Thibault & Casey Roberts

Parkour, the art of displacement, or freerunning—whatever the name, this new discipline born in the Paris suburbs is rapidly being adopted by people throughout the world. Not satisfied to suffer through urban...

The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide

by Creek Stewart

Put the Odds in Your Favor!

Train like a Tribute before you enter the Arena using this wilderness survival guide--you don't have to live in Panem to put these survival skills to use. Experience the adventure...


by Peter Stark

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American...

A Survival Guide for Life

by Bear Grylls

From the world-famous survival expert,learn how to make everyday an unforgettable adventure

Life in the outdoors teaches us invaluable lessons. Encountering the wild forces us to plan and execute goals, face...

What's in Your Bug Out Bag?: Survival kits and bug out bags of everyday people.

by Corey Graff

In What's In Your Bug Out Bag?, you'll hear from 15 everyday people as they describe their actual bug out bag list - the ultimate 72-hour go-kit guide from and for real people. Get survival kit ideas and find...

Greatest Loveless Knife Designs: Discover the best knife patterns & blade designs from Bob Loveless

by Joe Kertzman

In Greatest Loveless Knife Designs author Joe Kertzman shares what he finds to be the Greatest Bob Loveless Knife Designs of all time. Yet, there are so many to choose from, he could have filled five books,...

De Shootinest Gent'man & Other Tales

by Nash Buckingham

Travel with Nash Buckingham on some of the most heartwarming experiences ever to be put to paper by an outdoor writer,

Stay Alive - Wilderness Hazards & Outdoor Safety eShort: Learn how to survive in the wild with wilderness first aid training and other outdoor surviva

by John McCann

In this excerpt from Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, John D. McCann informs you of dangers, hazards and medical issues that you may encounter in a survival situation.

Stay Alive - Emergency Food to Sustain Energy eShort: Know what survival foods are most important to & other survival tips

by John McCann

In this excerpt from Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, John D. McCann tells you the best foods to bring into the field. If you have no food, he teaches you techniques to catch and cook food.

Stay Alive - Find Your Way Back eShort: Learn basics of how to use a compass & a map to find your way back home

by John McCann

In this excerpt from Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, John D. McCann teaches you the basics of compass and map reading. He also describes types of maps and compasses and how they can be used to navigate...

Stay Alive - Emergency Signaling for Help eShort: Learn survival techniques & tips with emergency devices to help know where you are

by John McCann

In this excerpt from Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, John D. McCann tells you how to signal for help by using devices like mirrors, whistles, lasers and other signals.