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{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Skills]]}}
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'''See''': [[Backpacking|Backpacking Merit Badge]] and [[Philmont Scout Ranch]].
'''See''': [[Backpacking|Backpacking Merit Badge]] and [[Philmont Scout Ranch]].
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/172_backpacking-video.htm Video: Backpacking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+kitchen+supplies+checklist.html REI: Backpacking Kitchen Supplies Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+beginners.html REI: Backpacking for Beginners] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+ultralight+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Ultralight Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+repair+kit+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Repair Kit Checklist]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/172_backpacking-video.htm Video: Backpacking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18174_multiday-hiking-plan.htm Video: Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18243_multiday-hiking-packing.htm Video: How to Pack for One Night] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+kitchen+supplies+checklist.html REI: Backpacking Kitchen Supplies Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+beginners.html REI: Backpacking for Beginners] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+ultralight+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Ultralight Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+repair+kit+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Repair Kit Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/pack+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Pack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156473_food-backpacking-trips.htm Food for Backpacking Trips] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156467_wear-backpack.htm How to Wear a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156464_packing-backpack.htm Packing a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18874_nature-hiking-conditioning-backpacking.htm How to Condition for a Backpacking Trip]
====Backpacks====
====Backpacks====
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{{Shortcut|[[Backpacks]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1896_backpacking-frame-pack.htm Video: Internal vs. External Frame] - [http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwrec/touch/camping/ext-vs-int.html Internal Frame vs External Frame] - [http://www.helium.com/items/271210-the-difference-between-internal-frame-and-external-frame-backpacks Internal vs.External Frames] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpack.html REI: Backpacks] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/pack+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Pack] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/conditioning+backpacking.html REI: Conditioning for Backpacking]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1896_backpacking-frame-pack.htm Video: Internal vs. External Frame] - [http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwrec/touch/camping/ext-vs-int.html Internal Frame vs External Frame] - [http://www.helium.com/items/271210-the-difference-between-internal-frame-and-external-frame-backpacks Internal vs.External Frames] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpack.html REI: Backpacks] -
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*Videos: [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+adjusting+fit.html REI: Backpacks: Adjust the Fit] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+torso+hip+size.html REI: Backpacking: Find Torso/Hip Size] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hoist+loaded+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Hoist]
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*Videos: [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+adjusting+fit.html REI: Backpacks: Adjust the Fit] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+torso+hip+size.html REI: Backpacking: Find Torso/Hip Size] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hoist+loaded+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Hoist] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156468_picking-backpack.htm Buying a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18278_hiking-gear-choose-backpack-long-trip.htm How to Choose a Backpack for Long Backpacking Trips]
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====Backpacking Gear====
====Backpacking Gear====
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1895_backpacking-gear.htm Video: Gear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1902_backpacking-clothing.htm Video: Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1901_backpacking-food-prep.htm Video: Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15365_camping-packing-socks.htm Video: Socks] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Backpacking Tents]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1895_backpacking-gear.htm Video: Gear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1902_backpacking-clothing.htm Video: Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1901_backpacking-food-prep.htm Video: Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15365_camping-packing-socks.htm Video: Socks] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Backpacking Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123778_backpacking-camp-shoes.htm Video: Backpacking Camp Shoes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123776_backpacking-hiking-boots.htm Video: Backpacking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123783_backpacking-jackets.htm Video: Backpacking Jackets] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123781_backpacking-pants.htm Video: Backpacking Pants] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123780_backpacking-shirts.htm Video: Backpacking Shirts] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123785_backpacking-sleepwear.htm Video: Backpacking Sleepwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123782_backpacking-socks.htm Video: Backpacking Socks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123779_backpacking-synthetic-clothing.htm Video: Backpacking Synthetic Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123784_backpacking-underwear.htm Video: Backpacking Underwear] -
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[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123777_buying-backpacking-hiking-boots.htm Buying Backpacking Boots] -
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[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124185_backpacking-health-sunscreen.htm Video: Sunscreen] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124186_backpacking-health-insect-repellent.htm Video: Insect Repellent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125933_backpacking-stove-options.htm Video: Backpacking Stove Options] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126969_altitude-sickness-prevention-hiking.htm Video: Altitude Sickness Prevention for Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126970_breaking-in-hiking-boots.htm Video: Breaking in Hiking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126975_testing-rain-gear-before-hiking.htm Video: Testing Rain Gear Before Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129867_how-select-backpack-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129880_how-select-ground-mat-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Ground Mat] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129881_how-select-pack-cover-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Pack Cover] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129866_how-select-sleeping-bag-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Sleeping Bag] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129872_how-select-water-purification-system.htm Video: How to Select a Water Purification System] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129870_how-select-socks-camping-trip.htm Video: How to Select Socks for a Camping Trip] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129884_how-wear-backpack-camping.htm Video: How to Wear a Backpack]
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==Cooking==
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{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Skills]]}}
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'''See''': [[Cooking|Cooking Merit badge]] and [[TPF-Cooking|Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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====Meal Planning====
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*[http://usscouts.org/usscouts/cooking.asp USScouts.Org] - [http://www.macscouter.com/Cooking/ MacScouter] - [http://www.scoutorama.com/recipe/index.cfm Scoutorama] - [http://www.mypyramid.gov/ Food Pyramid] - [http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mypyramidclassroom.html USDA Nutrition] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/planning+menu.html REI: Planning a Menu] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/energy+foods.html REI: Energy Foods] - [http://www.aafcs.org AAFCS]
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* [http://www.recipesource.com/ RecipeSource.com] - [http://www.camprecipes.com/ CampRecipes.com] - [http://www.scouter.com/compass/Scout_Skills/Cooking/ Scouter.net] - [http://www.scribd.com/doc/124759/Boy-Scouts-FoilCooking-Cookbook Foil-Cooking] - [http://www.usscouts.org/macscouter/cubscouts/powwow00/Cooking.pdf Cub Scout Cookbook] - [http://www.netwoods.com/d-cooking.html NetWoods.com] - [http://www.cjnetworks.com/~kwood/scouting/menus/cooking.html Scout Cooking] - [http://gorp.away.com/gorp/food/recipes.htm The Trailside Cookbook] - [http://www.coon-n-crockett.org/cookbook.htm Buckskinner Cookbook] - [http://www.nay.org/cooking.htm Ol' Buffalo Outdoor Cooking Page] - [http://www.foodtv.com Food Network] - [http://www.meals.com Meals.com] - [http://www.recipelink.com The Recipe Link] - [http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking Exploratorium] - [http://www.foodsubs.com The Cook's Thesaurus] - [http://recipes.eserver.org/ The Recipes Folder] - [http://www.my-recipe.com/ MyRecipe.com]
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==== Food Handling ====
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[http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Food_Safety_While_Hiking_Camping_&_Boating/index.asp USDA Camping Food Safety] - [http://www.fightbac.org/content/view/11/18/ Fight Bacteria] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+handling+storage.html REI: Food Handling/Storage] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+organization.html REI: Food Organizing Tips] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/bear+resistant+canisters.html REI: Bear Canisters]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/search.htm?s=camping+cooking Outdoor Cooking Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18284_hiking-gear-food.htm Food Selection] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124340_camp-food-quantity.htm Food Quality] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125937_starting-stoves-when-backpacking.htm Stoves] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124339_camp-cooking-utensils.htm Utensils] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15355_camping-packing-purified.htm Water Purification] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1964_low-impact-hiking.htm Leave No Trace]
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+cookware.html REI: Cookware] - [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=cooking BSA Cooking Gear] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+stove.html REI: Stoves] - [http://www.sbcfire.com/fp/safety/campstoves.html Stove Safety]
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*[http://www.idos.com/ International Dutch Oven Society] - [http://www.usscouts.org/cooking/cook_05.html USScouts.Org] - [http://www.usscouts.org/macscouter/Cooking/DutchOven.asp MacScouter] - [http://www.dutchovencookware.com/dutch-oven-recipes.html dutchovencookware.com]
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== Campfires==
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{{Shortcut|[[Campfires]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Campfires]]}}
*'''See''': [[Fire Safety]] merit badge and [[Firem'n Chit]].
*'''See''': [[Fire Safety]] merit badge and [[Firem'n Chit]].
==== Campfire Building====
==== Campfire Building====
{{Shortcut|[[Campfire Building]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Campfire Building]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/campfire+basics.html REI: Campfire Basics] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14517_build-fire-site.htm Video: Fire Site] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130486_where-to-build-a-campfire.htm Video: Where to Build a Campfire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130492_different-types-of-campfires.htm Video: Types of Fires] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130487_how-build-fire-pit.htm Video: Fire Pits] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/31518_hiking-survival-build-fire.htm Build a Fire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14519_build-fire-wood-names.htm Video: Kindling] -[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130488_picking-campfire-kindling.htm Video: Picking Kindling] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14518_build-fire-wood-where.htm Video: Wood] - [http://www.howtocampingtips.com/breaking-camp/campfire-building-tips.php Campfire building] -
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- [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/31518_hiking-survival-build-fire.htm Build a Fire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14519_build-fire-wood-names.htm Video: Kindling] -[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14518_build-fire-wood-where.htm Video: Wood] - [http://www.howtocampingtips.com/breaking-camp/campfire-building-tips.php Campfire building] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/campfire+basics.html REI: Campfire Basics] -
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[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130489_arranging-wood-for-a-campfire.htm Video: Arranging The FIre] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130491_how-keep-fire-going.htm Video: Keep a Fire Going] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130490_sparking-a-campfire-flame.htm Video: Sparking a Campfire Flame] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130494_what-not-burn-campfire.htm Video: What Not to Burn in a Campfire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130495_how-put-out-campfire.htm Video: Put Out a Campfire] -
==== Campfire Types====
==== Campfire Types====
{{Shortcut|[[Campfire Types]]}}
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==Campsite==
==Campsite==
{{Shortcut|[[Campsite]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1900_backpacking-campsite.htm Video: Campsites] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/campsite+selection.html REI: Campsite Selection] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/settingup+camp.html REI: Setting up Camp]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1900_backpacking-campsite.htm Video: Campsites] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18056_camping-pack-considerations.htm Video: Finding Practical Campsites] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/campsite+selection.html REI: Campsite Selection] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18234_multiday-hiking-choose-campsite.htm Video: How to Choose a Campsite] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131594_how-choose-location-camping.htm Video: How to Choose a Location] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18869_nature-hiking-campsite-hazards.htm Video: Understand the Importance of Checking Your Campsite for Hazards] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/settingup+camp.html REI: Setting up Camp]
*[http://usscouts.org/databases/camp/ocd.cgi Camps Database]
*[http://usscouts.org/databases/camp/ocd.cgi Camps Database]
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==Clothing==
==Clothing==
{{Shortcut|[[Clothing]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131589_how-choose-clothing-camping.htm Video: How to Choose Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18058_camping-pack.htm Video: Learn What Clothes to Pack for a Camping Trip]
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====Footwear====
====Footwear====
{{Shortcut|[[Footwear]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/breaking+in+hiking+boots.html REI: Breaking in New Hiking Boots] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hiking+footwear.html REI: Hiking Boots] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage709.pdf Amer. Hiking Soc: Footwear] -
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/breaking+in+hiking+boots.html REI: Breaking in New Hiking Boots] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hiking+footwear.html REI: Hiking Boots] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage709.pdf Amer. Hiking Soc: Footwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156470_breaking-hiking-boots.htm Breaking In Hiking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156469_buying-hiking-boots.htm Buying Hiking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18269_hiking-gear-boots-shoes.htm How to Choose Hiking Boots & Hiking Shoes] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+hiking+boots.html REI: Hiking Boots Care & Repair] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+socks.html REI: Socks] -
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[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+hiking+boots.html REI: Hiking Boots Care & Repair]
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====Layering====
====Layering====
{{Shortcut|[[Layering]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15360_camping-packing-underlayers.htm Video: Layering] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/dress+layers.html REI: Layering] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/temperature+extremes.html REI: Temperature Extremes]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15360_camping-packing-underlayers.htm Video: Layering] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/dress+layers.html REI: Layering] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/temperature+extremes.html REI: Temperature Extremes]
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====Cold Weather====
====Cold Weather====
{{Shortcut|[[Cold Weather]]}}
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[http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage693.pdf Amer. Hiking Soc: Cold] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/wool+clothing.html REI: Wool Clothing]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18271_hiking-gear-cool-weather.htm Video: How to Dress for Cool-Weather Hiking] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage693.pdf Amer. Hiking Soc: Cold] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/wool+clothing.html REI: Wool Clothing]
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====Warm Weather====
====Warm Weather====
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[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunscreen.html REI: Sun] -
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18270_hiking-gear-warm-weather.htm Video: How to Dress for Warm-Weather Hiking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunscreen.html REI: Sun] -
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunglasses.html REI: Sunglasses]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunglasses.html REI: Sunglasses]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sun+protection.html REI: Sun-Protection Clothing]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sun+protection.html REI: Sun-Protection Clothing]
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====Wet Weather====
====Wet Weather====
{{Shortcut|[[Wet Weather]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15362_camping-packing-wetweather.htm Video: Wet Weather] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/rainwear.html REI: Rainwear]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18253_multiday-hiking-rain-concerns.htm Video: How to Account for Rain on an Overnight Hike] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15362_camping-packing-wetweather.htm Video: Wet Weather] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18272_hiking-gear-rain-equipment.htm Video: How to Choose Hiking Rain Gear & Stay Dry When Hiking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/rainwear.html REI: Rainwear]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/restoring+repellency+outerwear.html REI: Water Repellency Care & Repair]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/restoring+repellency+outerwear.html REI: Water Repellency Care & Repair]
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==Cooking==
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{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Skills]]}}
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'''See''': [[Cooking|Cooking Merit badge]] and [[TPF-Cooking|Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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====Meal Planning====
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{{Shortcut|[[Meal Planning]]}}
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*[http://usscouts.org/usscouts/cooking.asp USScouts.Org] - [http://www.macscouter.com/Cooking/ MacScouter] - [http://www.scoutorama.com/recipe/index.cfm Scoutorama] - [http://www.mypyramid.gov/ Food Pyramid] - [http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mypyramidclassroom.html USDA Nutrition] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/planning+menu.html REI: Planning a Menu] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/energy+foods.html REI: Energy Foods] - [http://www.aafcs.org AAFCS]
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====Recipes====
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{{Shortcut|[[Recipes]]}}
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* [http://www.recipesource.com/ RecipeSource.com] - [http://www.camprecipes.com/ CampRecipes.com] - [http://www.scouter.com/compass/Scout_Skills/Cooking/ Scouter.net] - [http://www.scribd.com/doc/124759/Boy-Scouts-FoilCooking-Cookbook Foil-Cooking] - [http://www.usscouts.org/macscouter/cubscouts/powwow00/Cooking.pdf Cub Scout Cookbook] - [http://www.netwoods.com/d-cooking.html NetWoods.com] - [http://www.cjnetworks.com/~kwood/scouting/menus/cooking.html Scout Cooking] - [http://gorp.away.com/gorp/food/recipes.htm The Trailside Cookbook] - [http://www.coon-n-crockett.org/cookbook.htm Buckskinner Cookbook] - [http://www.nay.org/cooking.htm Ol' Buffalo Outdoor Cooking Page] - [http://www.foodtv.com Food Network] - [http://www.meals.com Meals.com] - [http://www.recipelink.com The Recipe Link] - [http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking Exploratorium] - [http://www.foodsubs.com The Cook's Thesaurus] - [http://recipes.eserver.org/ The Recipes Folder] - [http://www.my-recipe.com/ MyRecipe.com]
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==== Food Handling ====
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{{Shortcut|[[Food Handling]]}}
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[http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Food_Safety_While_Hiking_Camping_&_Boating/index.asp USDA Camping Food Safety] - [http://www.fightbac.org/content/view/11/18/ Fight Bacteria] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+handling+storage.html REI: Food Handling/Storage] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+organization.html REI: Food Organizing Tips] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/bear+resistant+canisters.html REI: Bear Canisters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18249_multiday-hiking-food-safe-two.htm Video: How to Prevent Bears from Getting into Your Food Supply While Camping] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18248_multiday-hiking-food-safe.htm Video: How to Keep Food Safe from Animals When Camping & Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18065_camping-pack-food.htm Video: How to Pack Food for a Camping Trip]
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====Outdoor Cooking====
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/search.htm?s=camping+cooking Outdoor Cooking Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18284_hiking-gear-food.htm Food Selection] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124340_camp-food-quantity.htm Food Quality] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125937_starting-stoves-when-backpacking.htm Stoves] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124339_camp-cooking-utensils.htm Utensils] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15355_camping-packing-purified.htm Water Purification] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1964_low-impact-hiking.htm Leave No Trace]
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====Cooking Gear====
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{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Gear]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+cookware.html REI: Cookware] - [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=cooking BSA Cooking Gear] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+stove.html REI: Stoves] - [http://www.sbcfire.com/fp/safety/campstoves.html Stove Safety] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18283_hiking-gear-cooking.htm Video: Cooking Gear for Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18070_camping-pack-cook-stove.htm Video: Picking a Stove]
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====[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]====
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{{Shortcut|[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]}}
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*[http://www.idos.com/ International Dutch Oven Society] - [http://www.usscouts.org/cooking/cook_05.html USScouts.Org] - [http://www.usscouts.org/macscouter/Cooking/DutchOven.asp MacScouter] - [http://www.dutchovencookware.com/dutch-oven-recipes.html dutchovencookware.com]
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==First Aid==
==First Aid==
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====Lights====
====Lights====
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{{Shortcut|[[Lights]]}}
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* [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/flashlight.html REI: Flashlights] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/headlamp.html REI: Headlamps] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lantern.html REI: Lanterns] -
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18060_camping-pack-lighting.htm Video: Lighting Needs] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/flashlight.html REI: Flashlights] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/headlamp.html REI: Headlamps] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lantern.html REI: Lanterns] -
====Checklists====
====Checklists====
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Checklists]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Checklists]]}}
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==Hiking Skills==
==Hiking Skills==
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{{Shortcut|[[Hiking Skills]]}}
'''See''' [[Hiking|Hiking Merit Badge]]
'''See''' [[Hiking|Hiking Merit Badge]]
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====Hike Planning====
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=hiking Hiking Videos] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2193_advanced-hiking-planning.htm Videos: Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/48528_appalachian-mountains-footwear.htm Videos: Footwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156472_packing-day-hikes.htm Packing for Day Hikes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18277_hiking-gear-day-pack-hike.htm How to Choose & Use a Backpack for a Day Hike] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18233_hiking-location-pace.htm Video: Keeping a Hiking Pace] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18232_hiking-location-dry.htm Video: How to Keep Your Feet Dry] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18227_hiking-location-plan.htm Video: Hike Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18228_hiking-location-beginner.htm Video: Hiking for Beginners] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18230_hiking-location-advanced.htm Video: Advanced Hike Plans]
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{{Shortcut|[[]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=hiking Hiking Videos] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2193_advanced-hiking-planning.htm Videos: Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/48528_appalachian-mountains-footwear.htm Videos: Footwear] -
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*Hiking Links: '''[http://www.americanhiking.org Amer. Hiking Soc:]''' [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage263.pdf Safety] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a1.pdf Food] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a7.pdf Myths] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/day+hiking+checklist.html REI: Day Hike Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/daypack.html REI: Daypacks]
*Hiking Links: '''[http://www.americanhiking.org Amer. Hiking Soc:]''' [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage263.pdf Safety] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a1.pdf Food] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a7.pdf Myths] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/day+hiking+checklist.html REI: Day Hike Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/daypack.html REI: Daypacks]
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*Hiking Safety, Dangers, & Rules: [[Buddy System]] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131586_how-use-buddy-system-when.htm Video: Buddy System] - [http://www.ehow.com/video_2358746_prepare-potential-hiking-dangers.html How to Prepare for Potential Hiking Dangers] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18238_hiking-location-permits.htm Video: Understand Hiking Regulations & Permits]
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==Hydration==
==Hydration==
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{{Shortcut|[[Hydration]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hydrate.html Hydration] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1905_backpacking-hydration.htm Video: Hydration] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hydration+system.html REI: Hydration System] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/water+bottles.html REI: Water Bottles]
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hydrate.html REI: Hydration] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1905_backpacking-hydration.htm Video: Hydration] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18280_hiking-gear-water.htm Video: Hiking Water Gear] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hydration+system.html REI: Hydration System] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/water+bottles.html REI: Water Bottles]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/cleaning+water+bottles.html REI: Cleaning Water Bottles]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/cleaning+water+bottles.html REI: Cleaning Water Bottles]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/water+researcher+QA.html REI: Water]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/water+researcher+QA.html REI: Water]
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==Navigation==
{{Shortcut|[[Navigation]] -or- [[Map & Compass]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Navigation]] -or- [[Map & Compass]]}}
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====Navigation Without a Compass====
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{{Shortcut|[[ Navigation Without a Compass]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130439_how-find-north-star-navigate.htm Video: Find the North Star] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130438_how-find-true-north-without.htm Video: Find North Without a Compass] -
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[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130442_how-use-growing-moss-navigate.htm Video: How to Use Growing Moss] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130441_how-use-moving-water-navigate.htm Video: How to Use Moving Water] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130440_how-use-sun-navigate.htm Video: How to Use the Sun]
====Maps ====
====Maps ====
{{Shortcut|[[Maps]] -or- [[Topographic Maps]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Maps]] -or- [[Topographic Maps]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+map.html REI: Maps] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#partsofamap REI Video: Map Basics] - [http://store.usgs.gov/ Free US Geological Survey Topographic Maps] - [http://www.topozone.com/ Topozone.com] - [http://maps.google.com/ Google Satellite, Street, and Terrain Maps]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18231_hiking-location-map.htm Video: How to Read a Topographical Map] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130443_how-understand-map-features-navigate.htm Video: Map Features] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130444_how-use-map-compass-navigate.htm Video: Map & Compass] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18274_hiking-gear-maps-guidebooks-use.htm Video: Maps & Guidebooks] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+map.html REI: Maps] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#partsofamap REI Video: Map Basics] - [http://store.usgs.gov/ Free US Geological Survey Topographic Maps] - [http://www.topozone.com/ Topozone.com] - [http://maps.google.com/ Google Satellite, Street, and Terrain Maps]
====Compass====
====Compass====
{{Shortcut|[[Compass]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Compass]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass.html REI: Compasses] - [http://mdc.mo.gov/howto/compass/two.htm How a Compass Works] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass+declination.html REI: Declination] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html REI Video: Navigation Basics - Map & Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#partsofacompass REI Video: Parts of a Compass] -
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130437_how-use-compass-navigate.htm Video: How to Use a Compass] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18275_hiking-gear-compass-gps-use.htm Video: Compass & GPS When Hiking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass.html REI: Compasses] - [http://mdc.mo.gov/howto/compass/two.htm How a Compass Works] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass+declination.html REI: Declination] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html REI Video: Navigation Basics - Map & Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#partsofacompass REI Video: Parts of a Compass] -
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/staying+course.html REI: Staying on Course] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lost.html REI: If You Become Lost] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#maptocompass REI Video: Map to Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#compasstomap REI Video: Compass to Map] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#triangulation REI Video: Triangulation]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/staying+course.html REI: Staying on Course] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lost.html REI: If You Become Lost] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#maptocompass REI Video: Map to Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#compasstomap REI Video: Compass to Map] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#triangulation REI Video: Triangulation]
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====Geocaching====
====Geocaching====
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{{Shortcut|[[]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/gps+geocaching.html REI: Geocaching] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/geocaching+expert+qa.html REI: Geocaching: Expert Q&A]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18250_hiking-location-geocaching.htm Video: What is Geocaching?] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/gps+geocaching.html REI: Geocaching] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/geocaching+expert+qa.html REI: Geocaching: Expert Q&A]
====GPS====
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==Sleeping Bags==
==Sleeping Bags==
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{{Shortcut|[[]]}}
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeping_bag#Design_types Types of Sleeping Bags] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15358_camping-packing-syntheticsleepingbag.htm Video: Sleeping Bags] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sleeping+bag.html REI: Sleeping Bags for Camping] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sleeping+bag+backpacking.html REI Video: Sleeping Bags for Backpacking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+sleeping+bag.html REI: Sleeping Bags Care & Repair] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/bivy+sack.html REI: Bivy Sacks]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeping_bag#Design_types Types of Sleeping Bags] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15358_camping-packing-syntheticsleepingbag.htm Video: Sleeping Bags] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18063_camping-pack-choose-sleeping-bag.htm Video: How to Choose a Sleeping Bag for Warm & Cold Conditions] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sleeping+bag.html REI: Sleeping Bags for Camping] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sleeping+bag+backpacking.html REI Video: Sleeping Bags for Backpacking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156471_buying-sleeping-bags.htm Buying Sleeping Bags] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156465_staying-warm-sleeping-bag.htm Staying Warm in a Sleeping Bag] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+sleeping+bag.html REI: Sleeping Bags Care & Repair] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/bivy+sack.html REI: Bivy Sacks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18064_camping-pack-bivi.htm Video: Consider the Benefits of a Bivi Bag for Camping Without a Tent]
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==Sleeping Pads==
==Sleeping Pads==
{{Shortcut|[[]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15364_camping-packing-pads.htm Video: Sleeping Pads] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+sleeping+pad.html REI: Sleeping Pads]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18062_camping-pack-choose-sleeping-pad.htm Video: How to Choose a Sleeping Pad] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15364_camping-packing-pads.htm Video: Sleeping Pads] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+sleeping+pad.html REI: Sleeping Pads]
==Tents==
==Tents==
{{Shortcut|[[Tents]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Tents]]}}
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tent#Current_tent_styles Types of Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/407_set-up-tent.htm Video: Tents] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/family+base+camping+tent.html REI: Tents: Family/Base Camp] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Tents: Backpacking]
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:''Also see [[Campsite]]
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*Tents: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tent#Current_tent_styles Types of Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/407_set-up-tent.htm Video: Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18061_camping-pack-choose-tent.htm Video: How to Choose a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156474_pitch-tent.htm Video: How to Pitch a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18245_multiday-hiking-setup-tent.htm Video: How to Set Up a Tent] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/family+base+camping+tent.html REI: Tents: Family/Base Camp] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Tents: Backpacking]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+tent.html REI: Tent Care Care & Repair]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+tent.html REI: Tent Care Care & Repair]
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*Setup: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130496_where-set-up-tent.htm Video: Where to Set Up a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130497_clearing-an-area-for-a.htm Video: Clearing an Area for a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130503_how-stake-down-tent.htm Video: How to Stake Down a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130498_laying-out-ground-tarp-tents.htm Video: Laying Out Ground Tarp for Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130499_laying-out-a-tent.htm Video: Laying Out a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130500_putting-tent-poles-together.htm Video: Putting Tent Poles Together] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130502_raising-a-tent.htm Video: Raising a Tent] -
==Weather Skills==
==Weather Skills==
{{Shortcut|[[Weather Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Weather Skills]]}}
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* [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/weather+basics.html REI: Weather Basics] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130482_wilderness-survival-skills-adapting-weather.htm Video: Adapting to Weather]
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* [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/weather+basics.html REI: Weather Basics] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130482_wilderness-survival-skills-adapting-weather.htm Video: Adapting to Weather] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18861_nature-hiking-weather.htm Video: How to Gauge the Weather] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131588_how-check-weather-camping.htm Video: How to Check the Weather] -
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==Wilderness Survival Skills ==
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{{Shortcut|[[Wilderness Survival Skills]]}}
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1960_hiking-survival.htm Survival Lesson Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155865_wilderness-survival-tips.htm Video: Wilderness Survival Tips] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130483_wilderness-survival-skills-assessing-surroundings.htm Video: Assessing the Surroundings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130480_wilderness-survival-skills-identifying-plants.htm Video: Identifying Plants & Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130485_wilderness-survival-skills-patience-making.htm Video: Patience & Making Decisions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130479_wilderness-survival-skills-using-personal.htm Video: Using Personal Possessions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1429_survive-desert.htm Video: Desert]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1960_hiking-survival.htm Survival Lesson Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155865_wilderness-survival-tips.htm Video: Wilderness Survival Tips] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130483_wilderness-survival-skills-assessing-surroundings.htm Video: Assessing the Surroundings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130480_wilderness-survival-skills-identifying-plants.htm Video: Identifying Plants & Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130485_wilderness-survival-skills-patience-making.htm Video: Patience & Making Decisions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130479_wilderness-survival-skills-using-personal.htm Video: Using Personal Possessions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1429_survive-desert.htm Video: Desert]
====Survival Kit====
====Survival Kit====
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====Water Purification====
====Water Purification====
{{Shortcut|[[Water Purification]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Water Purification]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15355_camping-packing-purified.htm Video: Water Purification] - *[http://www.rei.com/learn/Camping/rei/learn/camp/clwatertreatf?vcat=REI_EXPERT_ADVICE_CAMPING Water Treatment] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155850_wilderness-survival-safe-drinking-water.htm Video: Safe Drinking Water] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155855_wilderness-survival-water-purification-process.htm Water Video: Purification Process] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155851_wilderness-survival-water-purification-tablets.htm Water Video: Purification Tablets] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130478_wilderness-survival-skills-finding-fresh.htm Video: Finding Fresh Water]
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15355_camping-packing-purified.htm Video: Water Purification] - *[http://www.rei.com/learn/Camping/rei/learn/camp/clwatertreatf?vcat=REI_EXPERT_ADVICE_CAMPING Water Treatment] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156466_purifying-water-camping.htm Video: Purifying Water] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124188_backpacking-health-importance-water-purification.htm Video: Importance of Water Purification] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124189_backpacking-health-methods-water-purification.htm Video: Methods of Water Purification] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/127167_outdoor-activity-water-treatment-options.htm Video: Water Treatment Options] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/127169_using-filters-water-treatment.htm Video: Water Filters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/127168_water-chemical-treatments.htm Video: Water Chemical Treatments] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/127171_water-purification-with-uv-light.htm Video: Water UV Purification] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/127172_water-treatment-bottle-filters.htm Video: Water Treatment Bottle Filters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/127173_water-treatment-with-boiling-water.htm Video: Boiling Water] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/127170_water-treatment-with-cleanable-filters.htm Video: Cleanable Filters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155850_wilderness-survival-safe-drinking-water.htm Video: Safe Drinking Water] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155855_wilderness-survival-water-purification-process.htm Water Video: Purification Process] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155851_wilderness-survival-water-purification-tablets.htm Water Video: Purification Tablets] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130478_wilderness-survival-skills-finding-fresh.htm Video: Finding Fresh Water]
[[Category:Skills]]
[[Category:Skills]]

Revision as of 17:58, May 29, 2009

MeritBadge.Org offers resource and video links for Backpacking, Campfire Building, Clothing, Cooking,
Cycling, First Aid, Navigation, Outdoor skills, Scout skills, Swimming, and Wilderness Survival skills.

Outdoor Skills are important parts of the Cub Scout, Webelos, and Boy Scout programs:


Contents

Basics

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Outdoor Basics

REI: Before You Leave Home REI: Health Risks: Sun, Bugs, Plants REI: Hygiene and Sanitation in the Backcountry REI: Trailhead Security


Backpacking

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Backpacking Skills

See: Backpacking Merit Badge and Philmont Scout Ranch.

Backpacks

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Backpacks

Backpacking Gear

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Backpacking Gear

Buying Backpacking Boots - Video: Sunscreen - Video: Insect Repellent - Video: Backpacking Stove Options - Video: Altitude Sickness Prevention for Hiking - Video: Breaking in Hiking Boots - Video: Testing Rain Gear Before Hiking - Video: How to Select a Backpack - Video: How to Select a Ground Mat - Video: How to Select a Pack Cover - Video: How to Select a Sleeping Bag - Video: How to Select a Water Purification System - Video: How to Select Socks for a Camping Trip - Video: How to Wear a Backpack


Campfires

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Campfires

Campfire Building

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Campfire Building

Video: Arranging The FIre - Video: Keep a Fire Going - Video: Sparking a Campfire Flame - Video: What Not to Burn in a Campfire - Video: Put Out a Campfire -

Campfire Types

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Campfire Types

Campfire Starting

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Campfire Starting

Campfire Safety

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Campfire Safety


Campsite

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Campsite


Clothing

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Clothing


Footwear

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Footwear

Layering

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Layering

Cold Weather

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Cold Weather

Warm Weather

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Warm Weather

REI: Sunglasses REI: Sun-Protection Clothing

Wet Weather

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Wet Weather

REI: Water Repellency Care & Repair

Cooking

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Cooking Skills

See: Cooking Merit badge and Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program.

Meal Planning

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Meal Planning

Recipes

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Recipes

Food Handling

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Food Handling

USDA Camping Food Safety - Fight Bacteria - REI: Food Handling/Storage - REI: Food Organizing Tips - REI: Bear Canisters - Video: How to Prevent Bears from Getting into Your Food Supply While Camping - Video: How to Keep Food Safe from Animals When Camping & Hiking - Video: How to Pack Food for a Camping Trip

Outdoor Cooking

Cooking Gear

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Cooking Gear


Dutch Oven Cooking

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Dutch Oven Cooking


First Aid

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Outdoor_Skills#First Aid


Gear

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Outdoor Gear

Video: Warm Weather - Socks - Video: Layering - REI: Lightweight Hiking

Lights

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Lights

Checklists

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Outdoor Checklists


Hiking Skills

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Hiking Skills

See Hiking Merit Badge


Hydration

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Hydration

REI: Cleaning Water Bottles REI: Water REI: Water Treatment: Backcountry REI: Water Risks


Leave No Trace

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Outdoor_Skills#Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace-related links


Navigation

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Navigation -or- Map & Compass

Navigation Without a Compass

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Navigation Without a Compass

Video: How to Use Growing Moss - Video: How to Use Moving Water - Video: How to Use the Sun

Maps

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Maps -or- Topographic Maps

Compass

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Compass

REI: Staying on Course - REI: If You Become Lost - REI Video: Map to Compass - REI Video: Compass to Map - REI Video: Triangulation

Geocaching

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GPS

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GPS

REI Video: GPS - How to Use


Outdoor Code

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Outdoor_Skills#Outdoor Code


Sleeping Bags

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Sleeping Pads

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Tents

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Tents
Also see Campsite

REI: Tent Care Care & Repair


Weather Skills

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Weather Skills


Wilderness Survival Skills

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Wilderness Survival Skills

Survival Kit

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Survival Kit

Survival Shelter

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Survival Shelter

Signaling

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Signaling

Water Purification

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Water Purification
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