Affordable And Indestructible Guides To Knots And Animal Tracks
Pocket guides for hikers and travelers can be an invaluable resource for those that want to learn more about the wilderness around them. Fortunately, there are many types and subjects of pocket guides available to us — from how-to setup camping spots to fly fishing tips for backpackers.One of the leading publishers of pocket guides for the great outdoors is Waterford Press, who we met at the 2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, Utah.
One of the leading publishers of pocket guides for the great outdoors is Waterford Press, who we met at the 2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Two of their pocket guides jumped out at us, Knots, a purposeful guide for tying all types of knots for hitches, loops, binding and so on, and Animal Tracks, an excellent and educational resource for the entire family about identifying animal signs and even scat in the wilderness. While Waterford Press publishes a folding and waterproof guide on a multitude of subjects, these two
While Waterford Press publishes a folding and waterproof guide on a multitude of subjects, these two guides in particular, should be a part of your permanent collection and are small enough to fit in your backpack or pocket and they are nearly indestructible thanks to a protective laminate covering.
Animal Tracks is a quick reference to the tracks, signs, and scat of over 65 familiar North American species. The guide also features a ruler for measuring tracks, which are described in detail. For only $6.95 plus shipping, it’s extremely fun and rewarding to be able to know what species of animal is sharing the trail with you.
Even veteran backpackers and hikers would value Knots, a handy guide that shows anyone how to tie 50 of the most popular knots. Every knot imaginable is fully illustrated with step-by-step instructions. At $6.95 plus shipping, Knots is a must-have for any outdoor enthusiast. To learn more contact Waterford Press at www.waterfordpress.com.
By Larry Saavedra