WorldCat Identities

Jacobson, Cliff

Overview
Works: 59 works in 203 publications in 4 languages and 7,873 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Performer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cliff Jacobson
The basic essentials of canoeing by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to solo canoeing that provides information on choosing the right equipment, customizing a solo canoe, performing various braces and ferry strokes, maintaining and repairing a solo canoe, and other related topics
The basic essentials of map and compass by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different types of maps, introduces the basic skills of map reading, and looks at how compasses are used in conjunction with maps
The basic essentials of camping by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover how to: build a fire, even in wet weather; select and use your camping gear; cook quick and tasty meals in the outdoors, rig a campsite tent with the four basic knots and hitches, use a map and compass to master the fundamentals of backcountry navigation. - Back cover
Canoeing and camping beyond the basics by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tips on canoeing and camping
Camping's top secrets : a lexicon of expert camping tips by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on the best kept secrets of camping, including information on forecasting the weather, treating drinking weather, dealing with insects and animal, making fires, and more
Wilderness canoeing & camping by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides advice on selecting and caring for canoes and other equipment, paddling techniques, portaging, camping, trip planning, water safety, and wilderness survival
Basic illustrated by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Basic Illustrated Camping, discover how to build a fire, even in wet weather; select and use your camping gear; cook quick and tasty meals in the outdoors; rig a campsite tent with the four basic knots and hitches; and use a map and compass to master the fundamentals of backcountry navigation
The basic essentials of knots for the outdoors by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Turkish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understand different applications for various types of rope. Prepare a new rope for outdoor use. Protect the life time and dependability of the ropes you count on. Includes left-hand mirror image of every right-handed knot and hitch
Basic illustrated by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover how to: Choose and use the right type of compass; Use a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver; Read and understand contour lines and other map features; Plot a course and find your way through the wilderness; Use the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night; Find and order the maps you need."--Back cover
Expedition canoeing : a guide to canoeing wild rivers in North America by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expedition Canoeing (formerly titled Canoeing Wild Rivers) is the premier guide to canoeing and exploring North America's waterways. This completely revamped edition expertly details everything you need to know about paddling the continent's wild rivers. Cliff Jacobson uses his thirty plus years of river running to give you sound advice and advanced techniques for canoeing in the wilderness. You will find dozens of black-and-white and color photos, how-to illustrations, canoeing and camping tricks, and a discussion of GPS navigation. In a chapter new to this edition, the author augments his recommendations with the hard-won advice of fellow canoeing experts. Preparation and skills are everything when expedition canoeing. Take along this guide on all of your canoeing adventures. This guide contains information on how to pick a crew, route and trip planning, canoeing and camping gear, how to deal with dangerous bears, canoe hazards and rescue, barren-land travel and much more
Canoeing wild rivers : the 30th anniversary guide to Expedition canoeing in North America by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outdoors writer and wilderness canoe guide Cliff Jacobson draws on his thirty-plus years of river running to give you advice, new ideas, and techniques for canoeing in the wilderness. Inside you'll find dozens of full-color photos, how-to illustrations, source charts, canoeing and camping tricks, a chapter full of hard-won advice from more than twenty-five of Jacobson's fellow canoeing experts, and a chapter devoted to paddling desert and swamp rivers. Look inside to find: how to pick a crew; route and trip planning; canoeing and camping gear; navigating by map, compass, and GPS; how to deal with dangerous bears; canoe hazards and rescue; and barren-land travel
Basic essentials by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canoeing wild rivers by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual for canoeists which particularly concentrates on Canadian rivers and Canadian sources of information for maps, carriers, access roads, etc. Appendices include equipment list, medical kit, international rating scale of rapids
The new wilderness canoeing & camping by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic illustrated by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge in an affordable and portable book
Basic essentials by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

5 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover techniques for: choosing and using the right type of compass, using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver, reading and understanding contour lines and other map features, plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness, using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night, finding and ordering the maps you need. - Back cover
Boundary waters canoe camping by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), located in northeastern Minnesota, is a legendary wilderness destination for canoeists from around the world. Longtime guide and canoe authority Cliff Jacobson explains the best and safest ways of planning and enjoying a BWCA journey. Includes maps, illustrations, and information on obtaining permits, packing the right supplies, practicing low-impact camping techniques, honing paddling skills, traveling with children, and dealing with hazards on land and water"--
The ultimate guide to wilderness navigation : how to use global positioning systems ; how to find your way with map and compass ; how to survive in the backcountry by Scottie Barnes( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to use global positioning systems; How to find your way with map and compass; How to survive in the backcountry
Camping secrets : a lexicon of camping tips only the experts know by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic illustrated by Cliff Jacobson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers details on choosing the right canoe for your needs, selecting accessories including paddles, transport tips, basic paddling strokes, capsize rescue, and choosing a safe course through whitewater and currents.--From back cover
 
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The basic essentials of map and compass
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The basic essentials of map and compassThe basic essentials of campingCanoeing and camping beyond the basicsCamping's top secrets : a lexicon of expert camping tipsBasic illustratedThe basic essentials of knots for the outdoorsBasic illustratedExpedition canoeing : a guide to canoeing wild rivers in North America
Alternative Names
Jacobson, C.

Languages
English (107)

French (6)

Spanish (2)

Turkish (2)