Stewart Edward White
A classic guide to traveling in the wilderness, written by one of the truly great woodsmen of the 19th century. Fascinating and in-depth knowledge to help you plan, equip and execute a trek in the wilderness in comfort and above all safety.
AFTER considerable weighing of the pros and cons I have decided to include the names of firms where certain supplies may be bought. I realize that this sort of free advertisement is eminently unjust to other worthy houses handling the same lines of goods, but the case is one of self-defense. InThe Forest
I rashly offered to send to inquirers the name of the firm making a certain kind of tent. At this writing I have received and answeredover eleven hundred
inquiries. Since the publication of these papers inThe Outing Magazine
, I have received hundreds of requests for information as to where this, that, or the other thing may be had. I have tried to answer them all, but to do so has been a tax on time I would not care to repeat. Therefore I shall try in the following
pages to give the reader all the practical information I possess, even though, as stated, I may seem unduly to advertise the certain few business houses with which I have had satisfactory dealings. It is needless to remark that I am interested in none of these firms, and have received no especial favors from them.