Winter Camping in the early 1900s

To get a sense of what winter camping was like in the early 1900’s read Winter Camping By Warwick Stevens Carpenter.  This 164 page book on the sport of winter camping and its equipment and perils was was published  in 1920.  The book survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain.  A public domain book is one that was never subject to copyright or whose legal copyright term has expired.  It was digitized Mar 12, 2008 by the Google Books Project.  Chapter topics include

  • The New Sport
  • Personal Outfit
  • Party Outfit
  • Food
  • Packing And Transportation
  • Shelter And Beds
  • Camp Fires And Stoves
  • Snowshoes And Skis
  • Hints And Helps
  • Wild Life In Winter
  • Diversions Of The Winter Camp

The full book is available as a 2mb pdf here.

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