Enjoy this edition’s amazing games,
collect the gear that goes with them,
and read the books that’ll inspire your own adventure.
And when you’re through,
discover the natural world waiting for you
outside your own back door. It’s amazing how close it is.


Meade® 114EQ-AR TelescopeMeade® 114EQ-AR TelescopeFollow in the steps of Galileo as you explore the Moon, Saturn and Jupiter in detail with a 114mm Equatorial reflector design.910 mm focal ratio f/8Rack and pinion focuserEquatorial mount with slow motion controls for tracking objectsTwo premium 1.25″ eyepieces: MA 25mm and MA 9mmRed dot viewfinderAluminum tripod with accessory shelfAstronomical software and instructional DVD1 year warrantyPremium optics ensure a detailed, crisp view full of contrast. With enhanced red dot viewfinder and included software finding your favorite constellation will be quick and easy. This item cannot be shipped internationally due to its size and weight.

Sky & Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas (Paperback)Sky & Telescope’s Pocket Sky Atlas (Paperback)
Guide to the night sky’s stars and constellations. Guide to the night sky’s stars and constellations.

Survivorman Season 3 DVD SetSurvivorman Season 3 DVD SetJoin survival expert Les in his third season of traveling to the world’s farthest reaches – from the frigid Arctic tundra to the unforgiving Australian Outback to the rugged Sierra Nevada. With no food, shelter or fresh water and 50 pounds of camera gear, Les must survive with only his wits and stamina to sustain him.Episodes include:Sierra NevadaColorado RockiesArctic TundraDeep WoodsAustralian OutbackPapua New GuineaBonus: Surviving Urban DisastersTravel into the depths of the great outdoors with this intrepid Survivorman and watch as he takes living off the land to the extreme.

Trailside Navigation: Map & CompassTrailside Navigation: Map & Compass. Author: Molly Absolon. Softcover; 82 pages; color photographs and illustrations. Morris Book Publishing, LLC; copyright 2010. Offers tips on choosing a compass and altimeter, reading a map, plotting a course and using a GPS receiver in conjunction with a map and compass. Packable guide measures 7 x 4.25 in.

Be Expert with Map and Compass - 3rd EditionBe Expert with Map and Compass – 3rd EditionFirst published in 1955,. Author: Bjorn Kjellstrom. Softcover; 247 pages; black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Updated with internet references, photographs, and tips on using a GPS in conjunction with a map and compass. Offers clear, concise instructions for using a map and compass effectively. Includes practice exercises and an introduciton to the basics of competitve orienteering. Discusses how to solve problems in a variety of orienteering situations.

Coghlan's for Kids Seven-Function BinocularsCoghlan’s for Kids Seven-Function BinocularsThis exciting tool offers seven separate functions for kids to look and learn. Tool can be changed into binoculars, a monocular, a compass, a signal mirror, a magnifying glass, a stereoscope or a linen counter. Folds up small to fit easily into a pack or pocket.

Apisphere Geomate.jr Geocaching GPSApisphere Geomate.jr Geocaching GPSFinally, an affordable and easy way to get in on the geocaching fun! The Apisphere Geomate.jr geocacher provides everything you need right out of the box to embark on your first geocache adventure. The family-friendly Apisphere Geomate.jr comes preloaded with approximately 250,000 geocache locations covering all 50 U.S. states. Simply turn the unit on and it will navigate you to your current location’s closest geocache; hit the “Next” button and Geomate.jr will direct you to the next closest cache. Along with cache location, Apisphere Geomate.jr provides important information like size, terrain, difficulty rating and the Geocaching.com ID code for each cache. Don’t worry about getting lost—Apisphere Geomate.jr allows you to set a “home” waypoint to which it can guide you back. Displays compass heading, latitude and longitude. Visit log allows you to mark geocaches and review them later to keep track of which caches you’ve already found. With new caches being created all the time, an optional update kit (sold separately) allows you to add all the newest caches to the Apisphere Geomate.jr database. Apisphere Geomate.jr is powered by 2 AAA batteries (sold separately).

Basic Essentials Backpacker: Using a GPSBasic Essentials Backpacker: Using a GPSPut away those bulky books and monster manuals! Author: Bruce Grubbs. Softcover; 87 pages; color photographs and illustrations. Morris Book Publishing, LLC.; copyright 2011. Learn how to plan and record your trip using a GPS receiver, how to edit and enhance maps and share them with others. Author offers tips on basic field techniques and conventional navigation. .

Klean Kanteen Stainless-Steel Wide-Mouth Water Bottle with Loop-Top Cap - 12 fl. oz.Klean Kanteen Stainless-Steel Wide-Mouth Water Bottle with Loop-Top Cap – 12 fl. oz.The compact 12 fl. oz. Klean Kanteen Stainless-Steel Wide-Mouth water bottle with loop-top cap fits easily in your daypack or school bag so you can stay hydrated on your everyday adventures. 2.13 in. wide-mouth opening allows for easy filling and pouring; bottle is compatible with many backcountry water filters. Tough 18/8 food-grade stainless steel is BPA free and dishwasher safe. Slim design fits in most vehicle cup holders. Loop-top screw cap uses BPA-free polypropylene on the outside and food-grade stainless steel on the inside so your water does not come into contact with plastic. Loop top lets you attach the bottle to a backpack or belt loop using a small, lightweight utility ‘biner (sold separately). Cap is easy to grip and seals tight to prevent leaks. Please note: Klean Kanteens are single walled and are not intended for use with hot liquids.

REI Tri-Power Safety WhistleREI Tri-Power Safety WhistleThe REI Tri-Power safety whistle is an essential piece of safety equipment to have on you during outdoor activities. 3-chamber design produces different pitches and blasts up to 120 decibels. Made of high-visibilty, non-corroding ABS plastic for durability. Whistle features a hands-free mouth grip. Metal clip with key ring allows you to attach the whistle to a PFD, pack or jacket. Safety whistle meets U.S. Coast Guard and Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirements; also meets anti-choking standards for children.

The North Face Jester PackThe North Face Jester PackThe North Face Jester pack is ideal for toting books, binders and school supplies or just the essential gear for a day hike on the trail. Large main compartment offers ample storage space for large items; front organizer pocket and key clip keep small items from getting lost. Strap a travel mug, bike helmet and extra clothing onto the external bungee system. 2 side mesh pockets provide storage of your water bottle and room for small essentials. Foam padded back panel helps protect your back from bulky textbooks and lets you carry your load in comfort. Reflective patch increases nighttime visibility. The North Face Jester pack features a removable hipbelt and a top carry handle.

Brunton Classic 9020G CompassBrunton Classic 9020G CompassThis compass features a state-of-the-art cobalt steel needle sealed in an anti-static liquid-dampened vial. Translucent green baseplate and tool-free declination adjustment allow easy reading and convenient navigating. Non-glare, high-visibility white azimuth ring makes reading the large numbers easy. N is marked in red and S/E/W are marked in bright green for easy reading. Inclination scale measures 0° to 35° of slope angle.

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