A Pilgrim's Journey, Volume One: 1986-1995,
by Mark A Baker
Part Number: BOOK-PJ-V1
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The first ten years of Mark A Baker's adventures in learning and living the life of a colonial woodsman and hunter. In A Pilgrim's Journey, Baker shares the knowledge and insights gained from wilderness experiences, extensive research and from his partners and mentors along the way.

A Pilgrim's Journey, Volume One contains the most complete instructions and advice for becoming an 18th century longhunter. From flintlocks and moccasins to shooting bags and knapsacks, Baker explores the way of life in frontier America and shows how modern-day woodsmen are recreating the exciting era that helped forge the American Spirit and a new nation.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Preface
  • Dedication
  • Chapter 1: 1986
    • Snowshoeing in the Sawtooth
    • Trekking Tips
    • Are You a Widowmaker
  • Chapter 2: 1987
    • Preparations for Winter
    • A Snow Trek along the Mogollon
    • How Light Can You Pack It... and Still Be Prepared?
    • A Journey by Water
    • Being in Good Company
  • Chapter 3: 1988
    • Bedrolls, Haversacks and Leggings
    • What's in the Bag?
    • Friends, Fire and Frozen Feet
    • Without My Crutches
    • Never Forget to Share
    • Brewer's Company Does It Right
  • Chapter 4: 1989
    • Another Step Further
    • Learning All the Time
    • A Good Belt Knife Can Give You an Edge
    • Tomahawks and Belt Axes
    • A Primitive Hunt Can Be a True Test
    • The Advantages of a Long Trek
  • Chapter 5: 1990
    • Opportunities to Learn
    • Hitting Clear Water
    • Footwear: The Groundwork for the Journey
    • Making the Cold Comfortable
    • Try a Trek
    • Improving the Shoe-Pack
  • Chapter 6: 1991
    • Worthy of Washington?
    • A Believable Image
    • Carrying the Common Options: Part I
    • Carrying the Common Options: Part II
    • Practicing with What You Find
  • Chapter 7: 1992
    • One-Blanket Tricks
    • Coming Full Circle with Hollywood's Hawkeye
    • Renewing Old Friendships: Part I
    • Renewing Old Friendships: Part III
    • Renewing Old Friendships: Part III
  • Chapter 8: 1993
    • Sharing, Teaching, Learning
    • Scouting the New England Frontier
    • Cutting the Clear Water
    • Safe Riding Goes Beyond the Proper Gear
  • Chapter 9: 1994
    • Keeping with the Original Goal
    • Putting Away My Hobbyhorse
    • Resigning My Domestic Happiness
    • Just Frontier Trash
    • Another Chance
  • Chapter 10: 1995
    • Corrections, Confessions and Challenges
    • I Don't Want to Rough It!
    • The Journey's Seduction
    • Just One?
    • One Brick at a Time
  • Index


ISBN: 1-880655-16-0
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