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The friendly, definitive guide for outdoorswomen who enjoy hiking, camping, backpacking, and other outside recreation–or those inspired by Cheryl Strayed’s Wild.
This fun, practical handbook covers everything from “feminine functions” (like dealing with your period and peeing in the woods) to staying safe (like protecting yourself from strangers). You’ll also find chapters that help you prepare for–and make the most of–your time in the wilderness with information and advice on:
* Gear lists
* Personal Care
* Camp setup
* Fire building
* Food & Water
Fun and informative, A Woman’s Guide to the Wild will inspire you to get out on your own or with your girlfriends, explore the wildnerness, and get a little dirty.
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More Books by Ruby McConnell
A Woman’s Guide to the Wild
For women who enjoy hiking, camping, backpacking, and other outdoor recreation or those inspired by Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, this is the definitive guide to being a woman in the great outdoors. This friendly handbook covers the matters of most concern to women, from “feminine functions” in the wilderness to how to deal with condescending men, as well as the basics of wilderness survival tailored to women’s unique needs.
A Girl’s Guide to the Wild
Your definitive guide to getting outside–for girls ages 9-12! In addition to basic outdoor skills, this entertaining guidebook includes easy camping recipes, outdoor projects including science experiments and crafts, fun activity suggestions, and inspiring stories of diverse historical and contemporary outdoorswomen (such as Arunima Sinha, the first amputee woman to summit Mount Everest; Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts; and Libby Riddles, first woman to win the Iditarod).
My Nature Journal and Activity Book
This interactive field journal and activity book for girls focuses on the outdoors, nature and science, and is organized by season, with lots of room for creativity.
• Fun pastimes that teach outdoor concepts: word searches, “Mad Libs” type games
• Outdoor activities: packing lists, scavenger hunts, sketching
• Journaling pages: open-ended questions, poetry prompts, lists
• Logs: weather logs, creature, bird and bug counts, field notes