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The Camping Bible

The Camping Bible: The Complete Guide to Life Under Canvas

The Camping Bible is bursting with useful tips for family camping from experienced camping experts Jen and Sim Benson.

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The Camping Bible Book, by Jen and Sim Benson

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The complete guide to life under canvas

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Our Review

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Get 20% off this book when you buy it from Bloomsbury.com and use the code GOWTK20

Jen and Sim Benson are camping experts.

They've had a wealth of camping adventures, including living with their children for a year in a tent: A Wild Year.

Now all that knowledge is crammed into their new book: The Camping Bible.

This is a fantastic book if you want to get better at camping.

It contains:

  • choosing the perfect tent and pitching like a pro
  • cooking delicious meals outdoors
  • the best kit for every trip
  • making the most of life under canvas
  • staying safe in the outdoors
  • inspiration for incredible adventures
  • fun activities with family and friends
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This book is packed full of camping knowhow

You'll find something in this book even if you are an experienced camper.

Inside the book showing the meals and light bites section

You'll find something in this book even if you are an experienced camper.

We're certainly going to try some of their camping recipes 😋

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The full book's contents

Here's the full content list to give you an idea of how crammed it is with camping information.

  • The Art of Living Outdoors
  • A Quick Guide to Camping With Kids

ALL ABOUT TENTS

  • Choosing the right tent
  • The anatomy of a tent
  • Which type of tent?
  • The perfect pitch
  • Specialist pitching
  • Additional shelter - tarps, porches, gazebos and windbreaks

WHERE TO CAMP

  • Campsites
  • Glamping
  • Wild Camping

TENT LIFE

  • A good night's sleep
  • Sleeping systems
  • What to sleep on - camping mats, beds, and cots
  • What to sleep in - sleeping bags and quilts
  • Camping furniture
  • Power
  • Lighting
  • Heating
  • Water
  • Washing
  • Camping with dogs
  • Insects and unwelcome wildlife
  • Nomadic working

FIRE AND FOOD

  • Responsible campfires
  • Fire safety
  • Hygiene
  • Cooking outdoors
  • Camping stoves
  • Solid fuel stoves
  • Gas and liquid fuel stoves
  • Liquid fuels and multi-fuel stoves
  • Alcohol-based fuel and stoves
  • Solid fuel hexamine stoves
  • Getting the most from your camping stove
  • Fuel
  • Camping through the seasons - top tips
  • Cooking equipment
  • Food
  • Cooking outdoors
  • Recipes

ADVENTURE TIME

  • Car camping
  • Backpacking and fastpacking
  • Bikepacking and cycle touring
  • Kayak and canoe camping
  • Packrafting and bikerafting
  • Stand-up paddleboard (SUP) camping
  • Photography

CARING AND REPAIRING

  • Cleaning kit

  • Repairing kit

  • Waterproofing kit

  • Kit first aid tips

  • Useful knots

  • Kit lists

  • Resources

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AttributeThe Camping Bible: The Complete Guide to Life Under Canvas
RRP£20.00
Best Price£17.02
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