Written by Luc Gesell
An inspiring, practical guide for outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes (from weekend campers to extreme adventurers) and a celebration of sleeping under the stars. Through interviews, inspiring quotes, and instruction, Luc Gesell gets to the heart of why camping is such a calling: behind the gear and techniques, it's as much about living off the grid as it is the thrill of staying alive.Pitch a tent and unroll your sleeping bag in some of the most secluded campsites on Earth.
With tales from the trail, arresting images, and helpful instruction, this wild guide reveals what calls people to camp: under all the gear, it’s as much about living off the grid as it is about the thrill of staying alive. Whether you love car camping with kids, rock climbing with friends, or roughing it solo in a lean-to, you’ll find there’s always somewhere new to explore—even if it's just in your backyard.
Inside you'll find:
• Interviews with expert campers, adventurers, basecampers, and alpinists
• Hundreds of captivating photographs of sites and set-ups around the world
• How-tos that cover choosing a tent, building a fire, making coffee, and more