STARTING SMALL IN THE WILDERNESS: The Sierra Club Outdoors Guide for Families by Marlyn Doan

STARTING SMALL IN THE WILDERNESS: The Sierra Club Outdoors Guide for Families

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KIRKUS REVIEW

How to backpack with an infant, hike with a toddler, or camp out with grade-school explorers: an authoritative guide to low-impact wilderness camping that always keeps an eye on the kids. Doan finds ingenious ways to reconcile the Sierra Club's walk-softly philosophy with the needs of young children. She includes a large range of practical suggestions, from sewing child-sized sleeping bags to handling picky eaters (peanut butter now comes dehydrated, but taste it at home first). Also why jeans are a poor choice for canoe trips, where to stash the toilet paper, and how backyard outings can prepare youngsters for tentless wilderness nights. A real find for families intent on roughing it together.

Pub Date: Aug. 10th, 1979
Publisher: Sierra Club