In The Scouting Guide to Hiking, current Scouts, Scout alumni, and readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on hiking and backpacking in the wilderness. Some practical tips include:
How to choose the best gear How to set up a campsite How to interact safely with wildlife How to properly read a map How to forecast the weather Learning practical navigation skills And so much more!
Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The BSA is committed to training youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities.